Krishona Martinson, PhD, MS

Krishona Martinson, PhD, MS, is a professor of equine science and leads the University of Minnesota Extension Horse Program and is an equine extension specialist. Her applied research program focuses on improving equine forage utilization. She currently serves on the Equine Science Society board of directors. Along with her daughters, Martinson competes locally in timed events.

Articles by: Krishona Martinson, PhD, MS

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Fixing an Overgrazed Horse Pasture

Without a doubt, horses are hard on pastures. Equine forage researcher Krishona Martinson, PhD, MS, of the University of Minnesota, offers tips on helping an overgrazed pasture recover.

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How to Start a New Horse Pasture

Equine forage researcher Krishona Martinson, PhD, MS, of the University of Minnesota, explains the steps involved in turning newly cleared property into a productive horse pasture.

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Managing Horses on Pastures of 1 Acre or Less

What’s the best way to keep two horses on a half-acre pasture? Equine forage researcher Krishona Martinson, PhD, MS, says small pastures less than 1 acre are common and offers advice to keep them productive.

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