Dr. Varney earned her B.S. in Biochemistry at Stetson University in 2005 and graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. She completed a one-year internship at Ocala Equine Hospital and then worked at an equine practice in central Florida before returning to Ocala Equine Hospital as an associate in 2012. Her professional interests are sports medicine and lameness with a focus on regenerative medicine therapies, as well as reproduction.
A rider since childhood, currently Dr. Varney also competes at the FEI level in dressage. She has received her USDF Bronze, Silver and Gold medals and is currently competing Grand Prix. Dr. Varney is also undergoing certification to become an FEI Official Veterinarian and is a certified AERC veterinarian.
Some of Dr. Varney’s other recreational interests include wakeboarding, boating, biking, and other outdoor activities.
Memberships & Affiliations
United States Dressage Federation (USDF)
United States Equestrian Federation (USEF)
American Endurance Ride Conference (AERC)
American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP)
American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
Florida Association of Equine Practitioners (FAEP)