Equine Reproduction Workshop at Morgan Horse Farm a Success

Several college students sitting in a classroom listening to an instructor discuss Morgan horse anatomy and physiology.
Students learning about mare anatomy and physiology.

The UVM Morgan Horse Farm hosted another fantastic Equine Reproduction Workshop on April 5 and 6, 2024. They had a great turnout of students and participants from the equine community.

The teaching agenda included lectures on mare and stallion physiology, breeding program management, foaling and neonates, hereditary disorders, artificial insemination, industry opportunities, and how to make mating decisions based on breeding ethics and philosophy. Continue reading “Equine Reproduction Workshop at Morgan Horse Farm a Success”

Three UVM Animal Science Alumni Who are Giving Back

Katie Berkelhamer holding two horses by their reins, Madison Simonds standing next to a black bull cow, Rachel (Lundsted) Richardson is hammering a horse shoe.
From left to right: Katie Berkelhamer, Madison Simonds, Rachel (Lundsted) Richardson.

Katie Berkelhamer is currently a science teacher at Essex High School and one of the University of Vermont Dressage Team coaches. Originally from New York and Connecticut, Berkelhamer graduated from UVM in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science. She then continued at UVM to earn a Master of Arts in Teaching. Continue reading “Three UVM Animal Science Alumni Who are Giving Back”