Letherdale Equine Center is located on the University of Minnesota's St. Paul campus. It is home to the Piper Equine Clinic, Barenscheer Arena, and the Nutrena Conference Center. The facility is part of the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Valberg's research is focused on muscle disorders in large animals, particularly metabolic myopathies including polysaccharide storage myopathy, glycogen branching enzyme deficiency, and recurrent exertional rhabdomyolysis. She is a member of the International Equine Genome Mapping group which is developing the genome map and applying it to identify the heritable basis for muscle disorders.