Dr. Maggie Peitzmeier grew up outside of Omaha, Nebraska riding and showing Quarter Horses. She has always loved animals and her dreams of being a veterinary surgeon were first documented in kindergarten. From there, Dr. Peitzmeier worked in a small animal clinic in high school, and then on to an equine clinic throughout undergrad and vet school. Dr. Peitzmeier attended the University of Nebraska where she competed on the equestrian team and received her Bachelors in Animal Science. She completed veterinary school through the University of Nebraska/Iowa State University program. After graduation, Dr. Peitzmeier moved to Ocala, FL and completed an internship and surgical residency at Peterson & Smith Equine Hospital. After which, she became board certified in large animal surgery.
In her free time, Dr. Peitzmeier enjoys playing volleyball, riding her horse Radar, taking her dog Sam to the beach, and spending time with her family.