Bob Coleman, PhD

Bob Coleman, PhD, grew up showing horses and harness ponies in Brandon, Manitoba. He worked as an animal nutritionist for two feed companies in Western Canada before joining the Alberta Horse Industry Branch, where he worked for 18 years as the provincial extension horse specialist. He is currently an associate extension professor in the Department of Animal and Food Sciences in the College of Agriculture at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.

Articles by Bob Coleman

Horses Grazing Oat Pastures

Can horses be turned out on an oat pasture if it is dried up and not green? Read More

Can Fodder be Included in a Horse's Feeding Program?

Fodder is plant material grown hydroponically and used as livestock feed. Find out if it's good for horses. Read More

Winter Care for Older Horses

Owners need to consider how they will meet their older horses' nutrient requirements during the winter. Read More

Over the Northern Border

In this month's issue of The Horse, certain parts of the Canadian horse industry are highlighted. While the industry is smaller in total horse numbers when compared to the U.S. horse population, it is no less active.

Changes to certain Read More

Ten Tips for Feeding Horses

Feeding horses can take up a great deal of time and money. Yet the subject is often not given the attention it deserves. Here are some tips and best practices for feeding your horses. Read More