Karen Waite, PhD, Michigan State University

Karen Waite, PhD, is part of Michigan State Extension, where she serves as an academic specialist and coordinator of the equine education undergraduate program. Her teaching responsibilities include a variety of equine courses. Additionally, she’s faculty advisor to the MSU Equestrian Team and Horsemen’s Association.

Articles by: Karen Waite, PhD, Michigan State University

Cleaning Horse Blankets

How often do blankets need to be washed, and how do you clean them? Dr. Karen Waite responds.

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Horse in Blanket in Snowy Pasture

Winter Blanketing Advice

Does putting a blanket or sheet on in cold weather only flatten the hair and make your horse colder? Dr. Karen Waite offers her thoughts.

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