Associate Extension Professor
Phone (859) 257-9451
Fax (859) 257-2534
613 W.P. Garrigus Building
Lexington KY 40546-0215
Assistant 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
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
ASC 320 Equine Management ASC 410 The Art and Science of Equine Production
Bob Coleman. 2016. ID-143 Rotational Grazing.
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.
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.