Jenifer Nadeau

Associate Professor

Jenifer Nadeau joined the UConn Animal Science Department in August, 2001. She has worked with horses since the age of 8. Her experience includes working at a trail riding facility, managing a hunter/jumper facility, managing a veterinarian’s horse and sheep farm, working as a night watch at a historic Thoroughbred breeding farm, driving and training draft horses, and working with therapeutic riding programs.


Classes Taught

ANSC 1602/ SAAS 202 Behavior and Training of Domestic Animals
ANSC 2251/ SAAS 251 Horse Science
ANSC 3691 Professional Internship
Trail Riding Practicum

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Research Interests

  • Improving equine health through evaluation of current practices and the development of new practices, leading to sound equine health management programs for horse owners to utilize
  • Examining the results of selective deworming in horses and its effects on the microbiome
  • Utilizing GPS tracking to determine effects on health and behavior

Hobbies/Non-Academic Interests

  • Hiking
  • Walking
  • Kayaking
  • Horseback riding
  • Travel & tourism
  • Reading
  • Mini-golf
  • Moose watching
  • Swimming
  • Playing with my dogs Fox the Foxhound and Sheena the hound mix
Jenifer Nadeau
Contact Information
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Office LocationGeorge White Bldg., Room 003 | Lab: Room 211
LinkCT Horse Survey