Meisja Wagner is our Barn Manager, Large Animal Vet Tech and Hoof Care Expert. She has more than 20 years of experience working with and around horses. Including working internationally with sport horses.
At the ranch with Dr. Backus Meisja oversees a Management Intensive Rotational Grazing program for all livestock. She also holds Equine nutrition certification from the University of Edinburgh.
Meisja has been working as a Bare Hoof Care Specialist since 2011, and has studied with such experts as Pete Ramey and Christoph Schork.
Meisja prefers Three day Eventing to other horse sports but is usually game to try anything horse related. Working as part of Dr. Backus’ team has given Meisja the unique opportunity to apply her specialized skill set in a functional and holistic setting.
When not in the barn or on a horse Meisja is kept very busy with her 2 children, 2 dogs, her cat , her horse, and her husband.