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KARI K. TURNER

Associate Professor
  • Animal & Dairy Science
Mailing Address:
Athens, CAES Campus
Shipping Address:
Athens, CAES Campus

B.S., University of Florida
M.S., Virginia Tech
Ph.D., Michigan State University

 

Extension Interests

Extension focuses are in the area of equine exercise physiology as well as youth development through 4-H activities such as Quiz Bowl, State Judging Contest, and Horse School.


Courses Taught

ADSC 2300 Companion Animal Care

ADSC 2630 Pleasure Horse Management

ADSC 3630 Horse Production and Management

ADSC 3830 Equine Science Seminar

ADSC 4430/6430 Equine Exercise Physiology

FYOS 1001A Focus on Horse Racing


Selected Recent Publications

R.A. Fayrer-Hosken, N.S. Hill, G.L. Heusner, W. Traylor-Wiggins, and K. Turner. 2013. The effects of ergot alkaloids on the breeding stallion reproductive system. Equine Vet. J. (in press).

Turner, K.K., B.D. Nielsen, C.I. O’Connor-Robison, D.S. Rosenstein, B.P. Marks, F.H. Nielsen, and M.W. Orth. 2008. Sodium zeolite A supplementation and its impact on the skeleton of dairy calves. Biol. Trace Elem. Res. 121:149-159.

Turner, K.K., B.D. Nielsen, C.I. O’Connor-Robison, F.H. Nielsen, and M.W. Orth. 2008. Tissue response to a supplement high in aluminum and silicon. Biol. Trace Elem. Res. 121:134-148.

Turner, K.K., B.D. Nielsen, C.I. O’Connor, and D.S. Rosenstein. 2007. Silicon supplementation and osteochondrotic lesions in two-year-old Standardbreds. Equine Comp. Exer. Phys. 4(2):53-58.

O'Connor, C.I., B.D. Nielsen, A.D. Woodward, H.S. Spooner, B.A. Ventura, and K.K. Turner. 2007. Mineral balance in horses fed two supplemental silicon sources. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. (online early: doi:10.1111/j.1439-0396.2007.00724.x)

Nielsen, B.D., K.K. Turner, B.A. Ventura, A.D. Woodward, and C.I. O'Connor. 2006. Racing speeds of Quarter Horses, Thoroughbreds and Arabians. Equine Vet. J. Suppl. 36:128-132.

Turner, K.K. B.D. Nielsen, C.I. O’Connor, and J.L. Burton. 2006. Bee pollen product supplementation to horses in training appears to improve feed intake: a pilot study. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 90:414-420.

Abstracts

Carden, A.N., K.J. Duberstein, and K.K. Turner. 2013. Effects of oral glucosamine sulfate supplementation on gait parameters and blood oxidative status in the aged horse. J. Equine Vet. Sci. 33: 384-385.

Dove, C.R. and K.K. Turner. 2013 Test question order effects on test taking time and score. North Am. Colleges Teachers Ag. Conf. Blacksburg, VA. 57(Suppl 1): 112.

Lowrey, A.E., J.A. West, and K.K. Turner. 2013. Student and equine interactions during equine laboratory classes evaluated by heart rate.J. Equine Vet. Sci. 33: 384-385.

Lowrey, A.E., J.A. West, K.K. Turner, D.W. Duncan, N.E. Fuhrman, and C.R. Dove. 2013. Behaviorism and constructivism in animal science laboratory classes evaluated by skill performance, student confidence, and heart rate. North Am. Colleges Teachers Ag. Conf. Blacksburg, VA. 57(Suppl 1): 70.

Lowrey, A.E., J.A. West, K.K. Turner, D.W. Duncan, N.E. Fuhrman, and C.R. Dove. 2013. Student response to equine laboratory activities using constructivism. North Am. Colleges Teachers Ag. Conf. Blacksburg, VA. 57(Suppl 1): 132-133.

B. Adams, N.E. Fuhrman, K. Turner, and D.W. Duncan. 2011. Student Achievement in an Equine Animal Science Class: The 'Distracter Factor' in Experiential Learning-Based Labs. North Am. Colleges Teachers Ag. Conf. Alberta, Canada

Turner, K.K. 2010. Strategies to Increase Student Involvement and Awareness of Equine Industry Topics 2nd Natl. Assoc. Equine Acad. Affil. Cazenovia, NY.

Turner, K.K., D. Duncan, J. Brown and C. Benson. 2009. Evaluating life skills gained at a State 4-H Horse School. North Am. Colleges Teachers Ag. Conf. Stillwater, OK

Turner, K.K. 2009. Raising awareness of industry topics in an equine science seminar. North Am. Colleges Teachers Ag. Conf. Stillwater, OK

Campbell, K.M., K.K. Turner, K.J. Duberstein, and P.M. Cline. 2009. Exercise metabolism comparison of the reining work and the cow work in reined cow horses. J. Equine Vet Sci.

Campbell, K.M., K.K. Turner, K.J. Duberstein, and P.M. Cline. 2009. Exercise metabolism factors in reined cow horses competing in boxing and fencing classes. J. Equine Vet Sci.

Turner, K.K. 2009. Consultation Reports and Facility Projects: Capstone Experiences Within Several Equine Courses. 1st Natl. Assoc. Equine Acad. Affil. Keystone, CO.

Turner, K.K., D. Duncan, J. Brown and C. Benson. 2009. Parent perceptions of life skills gained at a State 4-H Horse School. Southern Agricultural Education Conference.

O'Connor, C.I., B.D. Nielsen, K.K. Turner, A.D. Woodward, and M.W. Orth. 2006. Concentrations in three age groups of horses. 7th Intern. Conf. Equine Exer. Phys. Fountainebleau, France. p. 208.

Turner, K.K., B.D. Nielsen, C.I. O'Connor, and D.S. Rosenstein. 2006. Silicon and osteochondrotic lesions in two-year-old Standardbreds. 7th Intern. Conf. Equine Exer. Phys. Fountainebleau, France. p. 212.

Turner, K., B. Nielsen, and C. O’Connor. 2006. Sodium zeolite A supplementation to lactating Holsteins. J. Anim. Sci. 84(Suppl. 1):442-443.

Turner, K., B. Nielsen, C. O’Connor, D. Rosenstein, H. Schott III, C. Womack, F. Nielsen, and M. Orth. 2006. Sodium zeolite A supplementation to dairy calves. J. Anim. Sci. 84(Suppl. 1):436.

Turner, K.K., B.D. Nielsen, C.I. O’Connor, D.S. Rosenstein, B.P. Marks, and M.W. Orth. 2005. Bone characteristics and turnover after silicon supplementation. Proc. 19th Equine Sci. Soc. Symp. 19:31-36.

Turner, K.K., B.D. Nielsen, C.I. O’Connor, and J.L. Burton. 2004. Evaluation of feeding bee pollen to horses in training. J. Anim. Sci. 82(Suppl. 1):97.

Krick, K.E., R.M. Hoffman, T.M. Hess, D.S. Kronfeld, and P.A. Harris. 2003. Selective IgA deficiency in endurance horses of Arabian descent. Proc. 18 Equine Nutr. Phys. Symp. 18:213-214.