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Dr. Fernanda C. Camargo

Extension Horse Specialist


Dr. Fernanda C. Camargo, is and Associate Professor and the Horse Extension Professor for the University of Kentucky. She came by her affection for horses naturally while growing up in Brazil. Her great-grandfather was one of the breeding pioneers of the Brazilian horse breed Mangalarga in the early 1900s, and her grandfather raised and raced Thoroughbreds in Brazil for more than 50 years.
After receiving her veterinary medicine degree from the State University of Londrina, Brazil, Dr. Camargo followed her passion for horses to Lexington in 2001. She completed a Ph.D. in equine pharmacology and toxicology at the University of Kentucky, and soon thereafter became their Equine Extension Professor.
Dr. Camargo’s major focus is Equine Health and Diseases, Equine Extension, and the 4-H Horse Program. She develops and delivers educational materials and activities for the county extension agents, horse owners, volunteer leaders, parents and 4-H youth.
She also teaches equine health and disease and equine anatomy at the Equine Science and Management program at the University of Kentucky.

Media (Podcasts, Webcasts, Presentations)

FREE webcast sponsored by MHU

Spring Cleaning: Getting Your Horse Ready for the Show Season
Recorded April 2015





Dr. Fernanda Camargo