Dr. Caroline Freeman is originally from Clearwater, FL, where her passion for the equine athlete began while growing up riding and showing hunter/jumpers in the southeast.
She earned her Bachelor's degree in Animal Science from North Carolina State University, while also riding for their hunt seat equestrian team.
While at NC State, Dr. Freeman worked with Drs. Blikslager and Ziegler to publish a paper comparing anti-endotoxic therapies in horses with small intestinal strangulating lesions.
Dr. Freeman moved back to Florida in 2019 to complete her doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at the University of Florida.
While in veterinary school, Dr. Freeman worked on research comparing outcomes of various jejunocecostomy methods.
She also served as president of the student chapter of the AAEP and as a teaching assistant for first year veterinary students in the subjects of anesthesia and large animal comparative anatomy.
Dr. Freeman’s clinical interests include diagnostic imaging, lameness and sports medicine and emergency care.
In her spare time, Dr. Freeman enjoys riding, spending time with friends and family, mentoring future generations of veterinarians and cheering on the Florida Gators!