Dr. Carey Williams
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, EQUINE EXTENSION SPECIALIST, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF EXTENSION FOR THE EQUINE SCIENCE CENTER, RUTGERS UNIVERSITY
Carey A. Williams, Ph.D., joined Rutgers University in July 2003 as its Equine Extension Specialist, taking an active role in teaching, conducting research and working with the equine and academic communities to ensure the viability of the horse industry in New Jersey. A Wisconsin native, Dr. Williams earned her doctorate degree in animal and poultry sciences (with an emphasis on equine nutrition and exercise physiology) in June 2003 from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. She holds a master's degree in equine nutrition, also from Virginia Tech, and a bachelor's degree from Colorado State University. In 2009, Dr. Williams received tenure and was promoted to Associate Professor at Rutgers University.
She has worked extensively at Virginia Tech as a Pratt Fellow in Equine Nutrition, has designed and conducted various research projects dealing with equine nutrition and exercise physiology and assisted in the breeding, care and feeding of approximately 100 horses. At Rutgers, Dr. Williams maintains a herd of Standardbred horses for exercise physiology research; more specifically how we can decrease the stress of intense exercise. She also works with agricultural agents within Rutgers Cooperative Extension and the Natural Resource Conservation Service to carryout equine pasture management initiatives.
She is a member of many associations, including the American Association of Veterinary Nutritionists, the Equine Science Society and is a Certified Animal Behavior Consultant for the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants. As a hobby she trains and competes with her Thoroughbred mare at various regional dressage shows and horse trials.
Media (Podcasts, Webcasts, Presentations)
Digestive Anatomy: Why We Feed Horses the Way We Do
Winter Care and Feeding for Your Horse
Recorded November 2008
Nutritional Supplements for Horses
Recorded December 2001
Relation to MHU
Webcast Expert: Equine Stress
Webcast Expert: Nutritional Supplements for Horses