Krishona L. Martinson

Associate Professor-Equine Specialist / Extension Program Leader
155C Haecker Hall
1364 Eckles Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108-6118
+1 612 625 6776

Education

  • PhD, University of Minnesota, 2006
  • MS, University of Minnesota, 2000
  • BS, University of Wisconsin - River Falls, 1998

Research Interests

  • Equine Forage Utilization and Management
  • Equine Industry Impacts and Trends
  • Estimating Horse Bodyweight and Ideal Bodyweight
  • Forage Related Equine Health Issues
  • Poisonous Plants and Weed Control

Teaching

  • ANSC 2055: Horse Health Management
  • ANSC 2056: Horse Management Practicum

Outreach

Honors & Awards

  • 2014 - British Equine Veterinary Association Richard Hartley Clinical Award. Presented to the authors of the following manuscript: Valberg, S.J., B.T.  Sponseller, A.D. Hegeman, J. Earing, J.B. Bender, K.L. Martinson, S.E. Patterson, and L. Sweetman. 2013. Seasonal pasture myopathy/atypical myopathy in North America associated with ingestion of hypoglycin A within seeds of the box elder tree. Equine Vet. J. 45: 419-426.  
  • 2013 - National University Technology Network Shirley Davis Award for Excellence in Blended Learning for the Equine Business Network. Presented to leadership of eXtension Horse and My Horse University.
  • 2012 - State Winner and Regional Finalist, Publication Division, National Association of County Agricultural Agents Communications Contest.
  • 2011 - Joint Council of Extension Professionals Team Award. Presented to the HorseQuest Leadership Team.
  • 2011 - Equine Science Society Outstanding Young Professional Award.
  • 2011 - State Runner-up, Publication Division, National Association of County Agricultural Agents Communications Contest.
  • 2010 - State Winner and Regional Finalist, Factsheet Division, National Association of County Agricultural Agents Communications Contest.
  • 2010 - State Winner and Regional Finalist, Publication Division, National Association of County Agricultural Agents Communications Contest.
  • 2010 - State Winner, Team Newsletter Division, National Association of County Agricultural Agents Communications Contest.
  • 2009 - National University Telecommunications Network Shirley Davis Award for Excellence in Synchronous Distance Learning for Equine Webinars. Presented to eXtension and My Horse University.
  • 2008 - National Association of County Agricultural Agents. National Communication Winner, Publication Division.
  • 2008 - Minnesota Association of Extension Agricultural Educators State Winner, Publication Division.
  • 2007 - Minnesota Association of Extension Agricultural Educators State Winner, Fact Sheet Division.
  • 2004 - 1st Place Graduate Student Paper, Western Society of Weed Science.
  • 2004 - 2nd Place Graduate Student Poster, Western Society of Weed Science.
  • 2002 - Carolyn M. Crosby Graduate Fellowship.
  • 2002 - 1st Place Graduate Student Paper, North Central Weed Science Society.
  • 1999 - 1st Place Graduate Student Poster, North Central Weed Science Society.
  • 1999 - Merit Award, University of Minnesota, Ag Professional Field School.
Dr. Krishona Martinson