Courtney Varney, DVM, 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 an 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. She is a certified AERC veterinarian and is an FEI veterinary delegate for dressage and Para Dressage and an FEI treating veterinarian. A rider since childhood, she currently competes at the FEI level in dressage. She has received her USDF bronze, silver and gold medals and is currently competing at Grand Prix.