Misty is a graduate of Mesa State College and has a bachelor's degree in business management and an associate's degree in business administration. She has been with Banfield of Grand Junction for 17 years, both in management and as a technician. Before that, she worked at Harris Equine Hospital. Her greatest passions include animals, the outdoors and family. Misty started showing Welsh Ponies at age 3 and continued showing horses and ponies, llamas, rabbits and dogs. She has 5 cats, 2 American Staffordshire terriers, all rescued, and a horse. She enjoys camping and scenic drives with her husband, Terry, photography, 4-wheeling, tactical shooting and spending time at the family farm.