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The Penn State Extension Equine Team promotes care of the horse, the environment, and the industry through research and education.

The mission of the Penn State Extension Equine Team is to provide horse owners and farm managers, equine professionals, agricultural service providers, and agency representatives with the latest information on environmental stewardship and water quality, sustainable farm management practices, and horse health and well-being.

  • Extension Educator
  • Equine Stewardship


Areas of Expertise:
  • Hay and Forage Nutrition
  • Pasture and Nutrient Management Practices
  • PA Manure Management
  • Equine Health and Parasites
  • Pasture Weed Identification
  • Equine Assistant


Areas of Expertise:
  • SARE Parasite Resistance Research Project
  • Manure Management Plan Writing
  • Environmental Stewardship Program
  • Extension Horse Specialist (Retired July 2017)
  • Associate Professor of Equine Science


Areas of Expertise:
  • Small Farm Environmental Stewardship Program
  • Equine Nutrition
  • Riding Area Surfaces
  • Environmental Issues, Manure and Pasture, Water Quality
  • Equine Pasture and Manure Management
  • Equine Behavior
  • Equine Care and Management
  • Implementing Conservation Practices
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Stable Management