Zara qualified in 2000 from the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.
She joined Greenwood Ellis & Partners in October 2001 and work in stud medicine, including all aspects of mare and foal care. Zara also has an interest in artificial insemination (A.I.). In 2004 she spent a season doing stud work in Scone, Australia.
Zara became a partner in 2021.