Dr. Kiviniemi-Moore grew up in Lexington, KY, pleasure riding and dreaming of becoming a veterinarian. Living in central Kentucky presented Dr. Kiviniemi-Moore with wonderful opportunities from local veterinarians who fostered her desire to become one herself. In 2010, she graduated from Transylvania University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. She completed a rotating equine internship which included internal medicine, surgery and ambulatory rotations, at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. Her areas of interest include theriogenology and primary care. In 2017, she earned her certification in equine acupuncture.