Dr. Bonnie Barr grew up in Western Pennsylvania. Her mother and grandfather showed American Saddlebred horses and Morgan horses, so at a young age she followed in their footsteps. Later she showed quarter horses. She was very active in 4-H and worked at the local mixed animal veterinary practice. Dr. Barr graduated from The Pennsylvania State University in 1991. She earned her veterinary degree at the University of Pennsylvania (1993-1997) and then completed a one-year internship at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital (1997-1998) and a two-year internal medicine residency at the University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center (1998-2000). Dr. Barr was a staff member for one year at Texas A&M University before rejoining Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in 2001 as an associate veterinarian specializing in internal medicine. She became boarded in internal medicine in 2003 and in 2014 a shareholder at the practice. Her areas of special interest include equine neonatology, equine infectious diseases and infectious disease control. Dr. Barr is the co-author of Equine Pediatrics. In her free time, she enjoys riding horses, watching football and spending time with her husband.