Dr. Shannon Luznar, DVM, DACT
Born in Daytona Beach, Florida. She obtained her undergraduate degree at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. She received her doctorate of veterinary medicine at the University of Florida in Gainesville. She practiced in Ocala for a year before returning to the University of Florida to complete a 2 year residency in animal reproduction. She became a diplomate for the College of Theriogenology in 2002. It is this advanced degree in reproduction that distinguishes Dr. Luznar as a board certified reproduction specialist. After completing her residency, she worked in the Ocala area as a veterinarian with an emphasis in reproduction. Concurrently, she worked in Gainesville at the Institute of Veterinary Specialists, performing canine reproductive techniques.
Born in Sanford, Florida. His primary trade was in the field of construction, but secondarily he showed Quarterhorse and Paint halter horses. This served as a stepping stone for his equine experience today. He is co-founder of the Equine Reproduction Center of Central Florida and is responsible for its design and construction. He is the stallion handler for our facility for which he has taken special classes at New Bolton Center in Pennsylvania. He is both the director of the Coggins laboratory and a technician certified to conduct the Coggins testing. You will see him all around the clinic as he has many roles from managing the barns to assisting Dr. Luznar with ET’s, surgeries, and foaling out mares.
She is fundamental in keeping the practice running smoothly and Dr. Luznar on schedule. She completed her certification to conduct coggins testing in Ames, Iowa. As such she is instrumental in performing coggins tests for our equine clients as well as
running samples in our clinical laboratory.
Kristie is a native Floridian being born in Orlando. She is a true animal lover, but feels especially passionate towards horses. She has been responsible for the daily care of our horses and keeping our barns clean. She communicates directly to Dr. Luznar if there is even the slightest concern with any of the horses while staying at our facility. She is especially adept at handling horses of all types of personalities.