We are deeply saddened to share the news that Dr. Jorge Galante passed away Feb. 9, 2017. Dr. Galante was one of the top breeders, performers and supporters of the Peruvian horse. Our very sincere condolences go out to his family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, Dr. Galante’s family is requesting donations to orthopedic research at Rush Medical Center: Click Here to Donate

Dr. Galante was one of the best orthopedic surgeons in the world in addition to being a top breeder of Peruvian horses, who also performed a bilateral hip transplant on a gorilla. Here’s a lovely tribute to Dr. Galante from The Chicago Sun-Times: