About Keisha Heeringa, BSc, MSc

Keisha Heeringa has always been very passionate about horses and started learning to ride during high school. She quickly developed a strong interest in equine health and welfare which led her to pursue a degree in animal biology at the University of Guelph. Eager to expand her knowledge and experience, Keisha has worked and volunteered at horse barns, an equine vet clinic, and in the neonatal foal department of the Ontario Veterinary College. Keisha completed an MSc in animal physiology where she is studying biomarkers involved in equine leaky gut syndrome, and how development of equine leaky gut can be prevented. When not working, Keisha enjoys riding, volunteering for a service dog organization, and caring for her dog, cat, and fish.