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  • Tait Golighty, Superintendent
  • Sally Johnson, PhD, Paul Mellon Distinguished Professor of Agriculture 
    • sealy@vt.edu
    • Leads the equine exercise program, including research and teaching focused on understanding mechanisms mediating muscle and tendon repair.
  • Caroline Leeth, DVM, PhD, Assistant Professor
    • cmcphee@vt.edu
    • Leads the health and disease program and encompasses research and education focused on healthy horse management and characterizing the mechanisms of disease.
  • Erica Feuerbacher, PhD, Assistant Professor
    • efeuerbacher@vt.edu
    • Leads the behavior program and encompasses research, extension, and education focused on modifying and understanding motivations behind horse behavior.
  • Robin White, PhD, Assistant Professor
    • rrwhite@vt.edu
    • Leads the equine nutrition program and it includes research and teaching focused on designing better diets for horses through the life stages.
  • Sandy Arnold, Youth Equine Extension Associate
  • David Gerrard, PhD, Chair, Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences