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Dr. Kathy Anderson



Kathy Anderson has been the Extension Horse Specialist at the University of Nebraska since 1991.  She oversees the youth and adult extension horse program as well as teaches Undergraduate courses in the Animal Science Department.  Kathy is currently teaching courses in Horse Management, Equine Reproduction, and Equine Nutrition. Additionally she has coached the UNL Horse Judging team.

An avid horse show judge, Kathy is a carded judge with the American Quarter Horse Association, American Paint Horse Association, and National Snaffle Bit Association.  She received her Bachelor of Science in Animal Science and Agricultural Education from the University of Nebraska, Masters of Science in Physiology of Reproduction from Texas A&M University, and a Ph.D. in Animal Science from Kansas State University.

Along with her educational background, Kathy stays highly involved in the industry; previously she was an assistant trainer and breeding manager at a large Quarter Horse farm, her family currently raises and shows Western Pleasure Horses, she is a past Board Member for the Quarter Horse Association of Nebraska, is the current Vice President of the American Youth Horse Council, and the Vice Chair of eXtension’s Horse Quest project.

Media (Podcasts, Webcasts, Presentations)

FREE webcast sponsored by MHU
Showing Trends from a Judge's Perspective
February 2013

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College and Horses
Recorded January 2011

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Why Won't My Mare Get Pregnant?
Recorded November 2009

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The Foaling Mare: Preparations and Process
Recorded December 2008

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Conformation and Selection of Horses
Recorded December 2007

Relation to MHU

Instructor: Horse Reproduction Course – Coming Soon

Webcast Expert: College and Horses

Webcast Expert: Why Won't My Mare Get Pregnant?

Webcast Expert: Conformation and Selection of Horses

Webcast Expert: The Foaling Process: Preparations and Process

Subject Matter Expert/Instructor: Preparing and Breeding Your Mare

Kathy Anderson, Ph.D