Rachel was raised in a small town in Southern Idaho. She grew up showing Quarter Horses and knew from a young age she always wanted to be a veterinarian. She received her Bachelors of Animal Science from Washington State University, she then attended Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and Texas A & M University to receive her DVM. After completing vet school Rachel moved to Wyoming and completed an equine surgery and medicine internship at Sheridan Equine Hospital in Sheridan WY. While in Wyoming she met and married her amazing husband Keith. She joined Carter Animal Hospital in the summer of 2012. She has 3 crazy Boston Terriers; 2 cats, and 3 horses. In Rachels spare time she still enjoys showing working cow horses, fishing, and visiting family in Idaho.