Zita Makra graduated from the University of Veterinary Medicine Budapest in 1995. Upon her graduation she completed her internship at the Equine Clinic of the University Budapest in 1996. Upon some years of maternity leave she returned to the faculty of her alma mater, where she is currently a senior lecturer. She became an equine specialist in 2003. She has been giving lectures, practicals and clinical supervision for undergraduate students for 18 years. Dr. Makra leads post-graduate trainings and workshops in equine ophthalmology and anaesthesiology for veterinarians. She took part in several equine ophthalmology courses in Europe and US. Her PhD project was about penetrating keratoplasty in horses. Her research and clinical interests are focused on corneal and standing surgeries in horses. Dr. Makra has been invited to talk for general practitioners and eye specialists in continuing education seminars, national meetings and world congresses including WEVA, IEOC, HAEP, VetPD courses. She was the president and secretary of HAEP. Dr. Makra currently works in the Department and Clinic of Equine Medicine, Üllő, Dóra major – Hungary, University of Veterinary Science Budapest. She likes running and reading in her free time and also travelling all around the world.