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Animal Sciences

Animal Sciences

Dr. Saundra TenBroeck

Associate Professor
State Extension Horse Specialist
Undergraduate Coordinator

Dr. TenBroeck has served UF/IFAS as a Department of Animal Sciences faculty member since the fall 1985. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Clemson University and her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in reproductive physiology from Texas A&M. She was hired as the Extension Youth Livestock Specialist: 80% extension and 20% teaching. Over the years her teaching role was increased to 40% then recently to 60% as she took on the responsibilities of undergraduate coordinator. Her extension assignment changed from youth livestock to youth and adult horse programming around 2002.

Programs

  • Research

    Research Summary

    Research interests include reproductive management, livestock entomology and health management.

  • Teaching

    Teaching: Area of Speciality; Equine

    Dr. TenBroeck's teaching efforts include: Introduction to Animal Science, Horse Enterprise Management; Horse Judging; Management Practicum, Undergraduate Academic Advisement. She also serves on graduate committees and participates in grant reviews and editorial reviews, as needed. Dr. TenBroeck supervises Thesis and Non-thesis Master of Science Committees and Co-Adviser for Gator Collegiate Cattlewomen.

    Courses Taught

    • ANS 4231- Practicum in Horse Management & Training Techniques (Stallion), Spring 1cr 
    • ANS 4231- Practicum in Horse Management & Training Techniques (Mare), Spring 1cr
    • ANS 3006C – Introduction to Animal Science, Fall 4cr
    • ANS 4234 – Horse Enterprise Management, Spring 2cr
  • Extension

    Area of Speciality: State Extension Horse Specialist

    Dr. TemBroeck serves as the State Extension Horse Specialist, conducting both youth and adult equine programs. She is Chair of the State 4-H Horse Advisory Committee which gives direction to the State 4-H Horse Program. Dr. TenBroeck is a participant in multistate efforts such as Regional 4-H Equine Specialists, Eastern National 4H Roundup and Horse Quest, a community of practice in eXtension.

Tenbroeck

Contact

PO Box 110910
Gainesville, FL 32611
352-392-2789

2250 Shealy Dr.
Gainesville, FL 32611
sht@ufl.edu

  • Education

    Education

    • 1979; B.S., Animal Science, Clemson University
    • 1982; M.S., Physiology of Reproduction, Texas A & M University
    • 1985; Ph.D., Physiology of Reproduction, Texas A & M

    Academic Positions and Current Assignment Since Final Degree

    Current IFAS Assignment: 60% Extension, 40% Teaching, 0% Research

    • 2001 – present; State Extension Horse Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
    • 1985 – 2001; State Extension Youth Livestock Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
    • 2001 – present; State Extension Horse Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • Publications
    • TBA - Publications (Google Scholar)
  • Professional Service and Awards

    Honors and Awards

    • Block & Bridle Club Advisor of the Year 2008-2015
    • Block & Bridle Club Teacher of the Year 2013-2014
    • Superior Accomplishment Award: Faculty 2011
    • CALS Undergraduate Advisor of the Year 2010-2011
    • FAE4HA State Award for Outstanding Specialist 2008