Karen Wolfsdorf, DVM, DACT

Reproduction & Fertility

Dr. Karen Wolfsdorf attended veterinary school at the University of Florida and graduated in 1992. After completion of her DVM, she began an equine field service internship at North Carolina State University. In 1995, Dr. Wolfsdorf completed a residency in Theriogenology at the University of Florida and became board certified in Theriogenology. Before coming to Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, she spent time working in Australia with Dr. Pascoe at Oakey Veterinary Hospital. In 1996, Dr. Wolfsdorf joined Hagyard as an Associate and in 2002 she became one of the first two female members of the Practice. Dr. Wolfsdorf’s main area of interest is infertility in the mare and problems during pregnancy. She has authored many chapters on equine reproduction as well as lectured worldwide and published research regarding progesterone, retained endometrial cups and equine twin reduction with cranio-cervical dislocation. Dr. Wolfsdorf and her husband are involved as owners and breeders in the Thoroughbred industry and have two daughters who ride.


DVM University of Florida, DACT


DVM Kentucky, Florida and Australia, DACT


American Veterinary Medicine Association, Kentucky Veterinary Medicine Association, Kentucky Association of Equine Practitioners, Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Manager’s Club, American Association of Equine Practitioners, Society for Theriogenology, American College of Theriogenologists

Karen Wolfsdorf, DVM, DACT