Bob Coleman

Associate Extension Professor
Extension
Instruction

rcoleman@uky.edu
Phone (859) 257-9451
Fax (859) 257-2534

Department of Animal and Food Sciences
613 W.P. Garrigus Building
Lexington KY 40546-0215

Specialties
Nutrition

Professional Profile

Associate Professor - Equine Extension

1998 - present Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky; Extension, 80%; Teaching, 20%

1980 - 1998 Extension Horse Specialist Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Edmonton, Alberta

Education

1998 Ph.D., Animal Science University of Alberta
1978 M.S., Animal Science University of Manitoba
1975 B.Sc., Agriculture( Major Animal Science) University of Manitoba

Areas of Interest

Equine nutrition Utilization of Forages by the Horse Horse care and management Industry Economics

Courses Taught

EQM 300 Facility Design and Management
EQM 490 Equine Capstone
GEN 109 Tack and Tools

Publications

Bob  Coleman.  2016.  ID-143 Rotational Grazing.

Fernanda Camargo, Laurie Lawrence, and Bob Coleman. 2012. ASC-187 Help! My Horse is Too Fat!

Carey Williams, Janice Elsishans, Jason Phillips, Fernanda Carmargo, and Bob Coleman. 2010. ID-183 Trail Riding Etiquette for Horse Enthusiasts

Ray Smith, Garry Lacefield, Laura Schwer, William Witt, Robert Coleman and Laurie Lawrence. 2010. ID-147 Establishing Horse Pastures

Fernanda Camargo-Stutzman and Bob Coleman, Roberta Dwyer. 2008. ID-173 Equine Emergency and Disaster Preparedness

Fernanda C. Camargo, Bob Coleman, Laurie Lawrence. 2008. ASC-173 Botulism: A Deadly Disease That Can Affect Your Horse

Fernanda C. Camargo, Bob Coleman, Laurie Lawrence, Mary Rossano, and Kristen Harvey. 2008. ASC-172 Heaves in Horses

Stephen Higgins, Stephen Workman, V. Nicole Gallagher, Donald J. Stamper, Robert Coleman. 2007. ID-168 Composting Horse Muck

Kenny Burdine, Bob Coleman, Tracy Missun. 2007. ID-165 Temporary Fencing for Horse Pastures

Stephen Higgins, Benjamin Koostra, Stephen Workman, and Victoria Nicole Gallagher, and Robert Coleman. 2007. ID-164 High Traffic Area Pads for Horses

Steve Higgins, Steve Workman, Robert J. Coleman. 2007. ID-161 Pervious Concrete as a Flooring Material for Horse Handling Areas

G.L. OLson, S.R. Smith, L.M. Lawrence, G.D. Lacefield, T.D. Phillips, and B. Coleman. 2006. PR-548 2006 Cool Season Grass Grazing Report, Tolerance to Horses

D.C. Ditsch, G. Schwab, J.D. Green, J.T. Johns, R. Coleman, T. Hutchens, L. Piercy. 2006. ID-158 Managing Steep Terrain for Livestock Forage Production

Bob Coleman and Kristen Janicki. 2006. 4AF03PA Kentucky 4-H Horse Achievement Program Level 3

Bob Coleman and Kristen Janicki. 2006. 4AF04PA Kentucky 4-H Horse Achievement Program Level 4

E. T. Lyons, S. C. Tolliver, J. H. Drudge, R. J. Coleman. 2006. VET-1 Controlling Internal Parasites of the Horse

G.L. OLson, S.R. Smith, L.M. Lawrence, G.D. Lacefield, T.D. Phillips, and B. Coleman. 2006. 2005 Cool-Season Grass Horse Grazing Tolerance Report

Purswell, J.L., R.S. Gates, L.M. Lawrence, J.D. Jacob, T.S. Stombaugh, and R.J. Coleman. Air exchange rate in a horse trailer during road transport. Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers 49(1):193-201. 2006.

G.L. OLson, L.M. Lawrence, G.D. Lacefield, T.D. Phillips, B. Coleman, D. Powell and S.R. Smith. 2005. PR-512 2004 Cool-Season Grass Horse Grazing Variety Report: Tolerance to Horses

Robert J. Coleman and Debra Powell. 2004. ASC-157 Teasing Mares

R.F. Spitaleri, M. Collins, L.M. Lawrence, G.D. Lacefield, T.D. Phillips, B. Coleman, and D. Powell. 2004. PR-496 2003 Cool-Season Grass Grazing Variety Report: Tolerance to Horses

R.F. Spitaleri, J.C. Henning, L.M. Lawrence, G.D. Lacefield, T.D. Phillips, B. Coleman, and D. Powell. 2003. PR-479 2002 Cool-Season Grass Grazing Variety Report: Tolerance to Horses

Laurie M. Lawrence and Robert J. Coleman, Department of Animal Sciences; Jimmy C. Henning. 2000. ID-146 Choosing Hay for Horses

Robert J. Coleman and Laurie M. Lawrence, Department of Animal Sciences; Jimmy C. Henning. 2000. ID-145 Alfalfa Cubes for Horses

Robert J. Coleman, Jimmy C. Henning, Laurie M. Lawrence, and Garry D. Lacefield. 2000. ID-144 Understanding Endophyte-Infected Tall Fescue and Its Effect on Broodmares

Bob Coleman. 1998. ASC-114 Basic Horse Nutrition.

Other Research – Nonrefereed (Conferences and Symposia)

Peterson, C.J., L. Lawrence, R. Coleman, D. Powell, L. White, A. Reinowski, S. Hayes and L. Harbour. Effect of diet quality on growth during weaning. Proceedings. 18th Equine Nutrition and Physiology. Symposium., East Lansing, MI, p326. 2003.

Coleman, R.J. and K.M. Janicki. A survey of management practices of Kentucky horse owners. In the 18th Equine Nutrition and Physiology Symposium Proceedings. Pages 310-311, June 4-7, East Lansing MI. 2003.

Reinowski, A.R. and R.J. Coleman. Voluntary intake of Big Bluestem, Eastern Gamagrass, Indian Grass and Timothy Grass hay by mature horses In the 18th Equine Nutrition and Physiology Symposium Proceedings. Pages 3-5 June 4-7, East Lansing MI. 2003.

Reinowski, A.R., R.J. Coleman and L. White. Preference selection of Big Bluestem, Indian Grass and Timothy Grass hay by mature horses. In the1 8th Equine Nutrition and Physiology Symposium Proceedings. Pages 308-309 June 4-7, East Lansing MI East Lansing MI. 2003.