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Lance Baker bio
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Lance Baker, PhD

Professor

Office: ANS 213
Email: lbaker@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-2561

Professional Profile

Lance joined the Equine Industry Program in 1995. He earned a B.S. in Animal Science from Texas Tech University, and a M.S. and Ph.D. in Animal Nutrition from Oklahoma State University.

Teaching and Related Service

Lance teaches Equine Care & Management, Equine Science & Production, and Equine Business Management, Principles of Animal Nutrition, as well as various graduate-level courses.

He is also a licensed judge for the American Quarter Horse Association (All-Around and Versatility Ranch Horse) and the National Reined Cow Horse Association.

Research and Creative Activity

Lance’s area of research interests are equine nutrition, mineral nutrition and exercise physiology. He has chaired or co-chaired 2 Ph.D. and 43 M.S. students. Data from our equine research program is cited 25 times in the 2007 Equine NRC.

Personal Sketch

Lance is married to Kellye. They have two children, a little over two dogs and various cats.