Dr. Cook grew up on a farm near Gretna, Nebraska. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and spent the next 10 years pursing various animal science careers encompassing equine nutrition, feedlot work and race horse management. In 2013 she received her DVM from Iowa State University, receiving the Large Animal Clinical Excellence Award. Following graduation she completed a rigorous one-year hospital internship at Kendall Road Equine Hospital in Elgin, Il.
Dr. Cook is familiar with many western and english riding styles and has an appreciation for performance horses of all disciplines. She enjoys riding, raising and showing working cow horses in her free time. Dr. Cook is a member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, American Veterinary Medical Association. She and her husband and son reside near Ashland, Nebraska with their horses and dogs.