Clair Thunes, PhD

Clair Thunes, PhD, is an independent equine nutrition consultant who owns Summit Equine Nutrition based in Sacramento, California. She works with owners/trainers and veterinarians across the United States and globally to take the guesswork out of feeding horses. Born in England, she earned her undergraduate degree at Edinburgh University in Scotland and her master’s and doctorate in nutrition at the University of California, Davis. Growing up, she competed in a wide array of disciplines and was an active member of the United Kingdom Pony Club. Today, she serves as the regional supervisor for the Sierra Pacific region of the United States Pony Club. As a nutritionist she works with all horses from WEG competitors to Miniature Donkeys and everything in between.

Articles by Clair Thunes

How Much Grain Should I Feed My Colic-Prone Horse?

An owner with a colicky horse is worried that grain could be the culprit and wants to know how much to feed. Read More