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Karen Wimbush, Ph.D.

Karen Wimbush, Ph.D.
Associate Professor - Agricultural Technologies Division; Technology Coordinator, Horse Production & Management
1328 Dover Road, Wooster, Ohio 44691
Degree Information: 
Ph.D., University of Missouri


Journal Articles

Bennett-Wimbush, K.G.; Suagee-Bedore, J.; Amstutz, M.; Duthie, M., "Effects of overcheck use on stress parameters and welfare implications in driving horses" JOURNAL OF APPLIED ANIMAL WELFARE SCIENCE 23 1 (2019) 83-94-83-94
Bennett-Wimbush, K.G.; Suagee-Bedore, J.; Linden, D., "Use of a semester long assignment to enhance knowledge of equine body condition scoring" North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal 63 (2019) 115-119-115-119
Bennett-Wimbush, K, Amstutz, MD, Willoughby, D, "Student Perceptions of Animal Use in Society" NACTA Journal 59 2 (2015) 134-138-134-138
Bennett-Wimbush, K, Amstutz, M, Willoughby, D, "Charactertisitcs and welfare of horses used for transportation in northeast Ohio" The Professional Animal Scientist 30 (2014) 99-104-99-104
Bennett-Wimbush, K.; Amstutz, M.; Willoughby, D., "Characteristics and welfare of horses used for transportation in northeast Ohio" The Professional Animal Scientist 30 (2014) 99-104-99-104
Amstutz, MD and Bennett-Wimbush, K, "Fostering Political Activism in Animal Agriculture Courses" NACTA Journal 55 3 (2011) 44-48-44-48
Karen Bennett-Wimbush, M. Amstutz, "Characteristics and Employer Perspectives in Undergraduate Animal Science Internships" NACTA Journal 55 1 (2011) 55-59-55-59
Amstutz, M.; Snyder, D., "Effectiveness and student demographics of peer-led study groups in undergraduate Animal Science courses" NACTA Journal 54 1 (2010) 76-81-76-81
D. Powell and K. Bennett-Wimbush, "Plasma amino acid profiles in horses following a weighted test" J. Equine Veterinary Science (2010)
Powell, D.M.; Bennett-Wimbush, K.; Peeples, A.; Duthie, M., "Evaluation of indicators of weight carrying ability of light riding horses" Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 28 1 (2008) 28-33-28-33
Amstutz, M.; Bennett-Wimbush, K.; Meek, T.; Courtney, S., "Effects of Acclimate on the incidence of aggression and growth performance in weaned pigs" Livestock Production Science 95 (2005) 243-246-243-246
Ryan, P.; Bennett-Wimbush, K.; Vaala, W.E.; Bagnell, C.A., "Systemic relaxin in pregnant pony mares grazed on endophyte infected fescue: effects of fluphenazine treatment" Theriogenology 56 (2001) 471-483-471-483
Bennett-Wimbush, K.; Andrews, A.; Jones, J.; Musolf, B., "Effects of differing gentamicin concentrations in semen extender on spermatozoa motility and velocity in fresh and cooled stallion semen" Journal of Applied Animal Research 20 (2001) 41-47-41-47
Bennett-Wimbush, K.; Loch, W., "A preliminary study of the efficacy of fluphenazine as a treatment for fescue toxicosis in gravid pony mares" Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 18 3 (1998) 169-174-169-174
Bennett-Wimbush, K.; Loch, W.; Plata-Madrid, H.; Evans, T., "The effects of perphenazine and bromocriptine on follicular dynamics and endocrine profiles in anestrous pony mares" Theriogenology 49 (1998) 717-733-717-733
Thomas, M.G.; Bennett-Wimbush, K.; Keisler, D.H.; Loch, W., "Plasma concentrations of growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor-1 in prepuberal Quarter Horses and ponies" Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 18 1 (1998) 52-55-52-55
Plata-Madrid, H.; Younguist, R.L.; Murphy, C.N.; Bennett-Wimbush, K. et al., "Ultrasonographic characteristics of the follicular and uterine dynamics in Belgian mares" Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 14 8 (1994) 421-423-421-423
Plata-Madrid, H.; Loch, W.; Younguist, R.; Thompson, D.L. et al., "Control of FSH, follicular development and estrus synchronization in the mare with steroid free follicular fluid" Theriogenology 37 (1992) 817-838-817-838


"Fescue Toxicosis in Horses." In Equine Affaire 2018. 2018.
"So, You Want to Raise a Foal: Getting Ready for the New Arrival." In Equine Affaire 2018. 2018.
"Are you ready for your new arrival?." In Equine Affaire. 2016.
"Managing your mare from breeding through gestation." In Equine Affaire 2016. 2016.
"How Heavy is Too Heavy." In Liberated Horsemanship. 2015.
"How Heavy is Too Heavy." In Equine Affaire. 2014.
"Student perceptions and moral conflict of animal use in society." In American society of animal science joint conference. 2012.
"Fostering Political Activism in Animal Agriculture Courses." In NACTA and CERD Conference. 2010.
"Evaluation of Approaches for Composting Horse Manure and Comercial Cardboard Bedding." In The Society for Engineering in Agriculture, food and biological systems. 2004.
"Manipulation of Dopaminergic System Effects Prolactin But Not LH in Anestrous and Cycling Mares. 2001 Joint Annual Meeting of American Society of Animal Science/ American Dairy Association. Indianapolis, Indiana. July 27." In American Society of Animal Science/ American Dairy Science Association. 2001.