Myra Barrett

Associate Professor, Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences


About Myra

Dr. Barrett has loved horses for as long as she can remember. Dr. Barrett is dedicated to the advancement of equine care and helped spearhead the subspeciality of the American College of Radiology dedicated to equine diagnostic imaging. She most enjoys musculoskeletal imaging of the horse and collaborating with the other equine veterinary specialties, especially sports medicine. In her free time, she enjoys zooming around on her Morgan gelding.


Master of Science, Colorado State University, 2010Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, 2006Bachelor of Arts, Stanford University, 1999


Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology (Equine Diagnostic Imaging)


Barrett MF, Park RD. A review of radiographic technique and interpretation of the equine skull. Accepted for publication, American Association of Equine Practioners Proceeding 2011Zubrod CJ, Barrett MF. Magnetic resonance imaging of tendon and ligament injuries. Clinical Techniques in Equine Practice. 2007. 6(3); 217-229.Frisbie DD, Barrett MF, McIlwraith CW, Ferris DJ, Ulmer J. Evaluation of the stifle joint using an 18ga needle arthroscope in a standing horse: a novel procedure. Submitted for publication.Barrett MF, McIlwraith CW, Contino EK, Park RD, Kawcak CK. The Relationship Between Radiographic Findings And Performance Outcome In Quarter Horse Cutting Horses. Submitted for publication.Barrett MF, Frisbie DD, McIlwraith CW, Werpy NM. The arthroscopic and ultrasonographic boundaries of the equine femorotibial joint. Accepted for publication, published online, Equine Veterinary Journal.

Research Specialty

Equine MusculoskeletalDiagnostic Imaging