Dr. Chuck Savini

Dr. Chuck Savini is the founding member of the practice. After graduating from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1990, he spent time practicing in Ohio and New Jersey, gaining experience working with horses representing a wide variety of disciplines. In 1997, he founded Walnut Grove Veterinary Service, and has seen it grow into a three-veterinarian practice, offering ambulatory and haul-in medical and surgical services. He maintains a strong interest in reproduction and performance horse lameness. On his off time he enjoys spending time with his wife Patti and their three children, Lorenza, John and Marisa and working on and around their farm in Troy, Ohio.


Dr. Zachary King

Dr. Zac King joined the practice in June 2006 after graduating from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He grew up in Springboro, Ohio spending much of his free time with his grandparents racing standardbreds. Currently, he breeds and races standardbreds with his brother and uncle. He has a stong interest in reproduction. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife Connie and their three children, Ryan, Adam and Sara.


Dr. Ashley Appelhans

Dr. Ashley Appelhans joined our team in 2018. She is a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. After vet school, Dr. Ashley completed her internship at Equine Services where she had significant exposure to sports medicine and lameness. From there she worked as a mixed animal vet in Bellefountaine Ohio, before returning to her passion of an equine only practice. Dr. Ashley's interests include sports medicine and reproduction. In her spare time, Dr. Ashley enjoys exploring the outdoors with her dog Clyde, running half marathons, and staying fit by playing on a local Rugby team.




Patti Savini Registered Veterinary Technician
Jessica Woods Veterinary Assistant/ Inventory Specialist
Kimberly Mills Receptionist/ Accounts Receivable