Dr. Ford is originally from St. Joseph, IL. She completed her bachelor’s degree at Greenville University, and her doctorate at the University of Illinois. After graduating vet school, she stayed at her alma mater to complete a specialty internship in Equine Medicine and Surgery, where she developed her interests in internal medicine, theriogenology, and research with draft horses. Although Dr. Ford specializes in horses, she enjoys seeing many other species of patients as well. In her free time, she enjoys going to concerts, running, powerlifting, and riding/driving horses. Dr. Ford has a beagle named Daisy, two cats named Dan D. Lion (Dandy) and Cally, a guinea pig named Sheree, and two Belgian draft horses named Hope and Joy.