Lee began working with Arabian horses in Arizona while in college in 1987. While working for Tom Chauncey's World Class Arabians in 1988 he became an assistant trainer. In 1991 Lee moved back to Indiana and was employed as a contract trainer while working towards a degree in environmental science at Indiana-Purdue University of Fort Wayne. In 1996 he took on the responsibility of managing a large boarding and training facility which he and his wife still manage today. It was through this exposure that Lee was introduced to modern equine dentistry. After one of his training horses received proper dental work in 1997, Lee couldn't stop thinking about dentistry. He graduated from The American School of Equine Dentistry in the spring of 1999 and afterwards began a one year internship under Lance Rubin IAED/EX. During the internship Lance was in a bad ladder accident and had to rely on Lee for all of the physical
operations of the business for the final six months. This proved an invaluable experience for Lee as he passed the IAED certification in his first attempt.
Lee has had the unique advantage of being able to log the dental problems of his training horses and find key correlations to performance and training issues. This is an important focus in his dental lectures. His audiences include Purina Mills Summer Education Series, colleges, high schools, 4-H, and other various horse clubs. He also helps in teaching new students at The American School of Equine Dentistry.
Lee works exclusively with veterinarians and receives all equine breeds as patients in Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio, and Michigan. He continues to broaden his knowledge and skills through consistent interaction with colleagues and veterinarians.
Lee resides in Auburn, Indiana with his wife Jacqui, and their three sons Noah, Ethan, and Levi.