Dr. Snyder was born and raised in Erie, Pennsylvania where she competed in 4-H and AQHA events. At the age of eleven, she began competing in National Reining Horse Association shows and worked with a reining horse trainer throughout high school. She then moved to State College, Pennsylvania where she received a B.S. in Animal Science and a minor in Equine Science from Pennsylvania State University.
Following Penn State, Dr. Snyder continued onto the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School and completed her degree in May 2010. She tracked in Equine Medicine and spent most of her clinical year at the New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. After graduation, Dr. Snyder completed a one year internship with Dr. Michael Erskine before joining Damascus Equine Associates as an associate.
Dr. Snyder’s professional interests include sports medicine and internal medicine. She is an FEI Official Veterinarian and USEF testing veterinarian. Anytime Dr. Snyder is not working, you may find her riding her reining horses or visiting with friends and family. An avid football fan, Dr. Snyder spends her fall cheering on the Nittany Lions and Pittsburg Steelers.
Dr. Snyder resides in Woodbine, Maryland with her husband, Shannon, their daughter, Ava, and their multiple critters on their farm.