Dr. Heidi Twist was born and raised in Elkhorn, NE. During her undergraduate studies, she participated in the KEMI program during the 2015 foaling season at Adena Springs in Paris and aspired to return to central Kentucky. She completed her undergraduate program in animal science at the University of Nebraska in 2016. She earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2020 as part of the Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine between the University of Nebraska and Iowa State University.
After veterinary school, she joined Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital as an Ambulatory intern and has been here since. Her interests center around reproduction, neonatal and general medicine and emergency medicine. She is married and has two dogs who ride along to work with her. When not working, she and her husband enjoy finding new favorite foods, cooking, reading and spending time with their pets.