Amy O. Burk

Extension Horse Specialist

Dr. Amy Burk is an Associate Professor and Coordinator for the Equine Studies Program in the Animal and Avian Sciences Department at the University of Maryland.  She teaches courses in equine science and management, oversees the equine breeding program, and advises equine studies undergraduates as well as students in the Maryland Equestrian Club.  She’s given over 100 invited talks on equine nutrition, pasture management, and equine health at the local, regional, and national level.  Her novel 5.5 acre Equine Rotational Grazing Demonstration site has been used to educate over 600 members of the horse industry.  Dr. Burk has received National awards for her work in educating the horse owning public including Educator of the Year from the Equine Science Society.  She completed her graduate work in equine nutrition as a Pratt Fellow at Virginia Tech having earned an MS in 1998 and a PhD in 2001. 


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