David A. Jefferson, DVM
Equine Veterinarian & Author
Until his retirement Dr Jefferson was the owner of Maine Equine Associates, an ambulatory equine practice. He is originally from Pelham, New York, miles from the nearest horse. His interest in horses began at Cornell University where he earned his veterinary degree. Before college he served as an enlisted US Marine for 3 years. Dr J is a member of the Vineyard Christian Fellowship of Mechanic Falls and is part of a team that visits jail inmates weekly. He has been a Literacy Volunteer, working with adults who have difficulty reading. He served as President of the Lewiston Auburn Rotary Club and the Maine Veterinary Medical Association. He is an active board member of the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals. For the last few years he has been teaching large animal medicine to vet tech students at York County Community College in York, Maine. David has been married to Bonnie for 56 years. They have two grown children. Their son Jim lives in Midcoast Maine. He is an ecological cruise boat captain in Alaska during their tourist season. Their daughter Tally lives with her husband Ernie in St. Petersburg, Florida, where they are in the real estate business together.
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