Dr. Sara Brooks was born in Missouri and spent her childhood in Missouri, Costa Rica, Maryland and Arizona. She received her bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Colorado State University and continued there to graduate from CSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in 2007. Dr. Brooks worked at two equine clinics in Tucson as an associate veterinarian, then went back to school to obtain her Master’s in Business Administration at the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management. Midway through her degree, Dr. Brooks combined with Dr. Baltrus to start Freedom Run Equine in early 2012.
While never have the opportunity to own horses herself, Dr. Brooks spent the majority of her childhood hanging out at stables and cleaning stalls for riding lessons. She hopes to have horses of her own sometime in the future.
Dr. Brooks lives in northwest Tucson with her husband, Koabi, daughters Riven and Korawyn their 3 cats and 1 dog.