Mary Hope Kramer is an animal industry professional and writer with over a decade of experience.
Mary Hope worked as a small animal veterinary assistant and pet sitter while completing her college degree. After graduation she focused on gaining experience in the equine industry. Her extensive equine background includes several years working for top Thoroughbred nurseries such as Shadwell and Juddmonte Farms, as well as an administrative position with a major racing syndicate.
Mary Hope graduated in 2002 with a B.S. degree in Animal Science from Berry College. She was also named top student in the Kentucky Equine Management Internship and completed the Summer Experience in Equine Management at the Miner Agricultural Research Institute in New York.
I knew from a young age that I would work with animals in some capacity, and I spent a lot of time trying to narrow down the possibilities. Through the About.com Animal Careers site I profile a wide variety of animal careers to help you determine which career path to pursue, and I give practical advice on how to get the job. I hope that my years of research on the topic will help you find the rewarding animal career you’ve always dreamed of!