Speaker: Dr. Dennis Sigler | Texas A&M University
This presentation will provide an overview of energy (calorie) requirements and energy utilization for horses. You'll learn what the sources of energy are, why it is important, how energy is used and stored, and how different sources of energy affect performance.
Presenter: Dr. Dennis Sigler is a Professor and Extension Horse Specialist in the Department of Animal Science, Texas A&M University. Dr. Sigler received a B.S. degree from Abilene Christian University, a M.S. degree from Texas Tech and his Ph.D. degree from Texas A&M. He previously was leader of the equine teaching and research program at Kansas State University. For 15 years prior to joining the faculty at Texas A&M in 2006, Dr. Sigler was employed in the livestock feed industry as a nutritionist and sales director.