Equine Science Award
Univeristy: Rutgers Equine Science Center
Section Awarded: National
Karyn Malinowski, Equine Science Award
Sponsored by Zinpro Performance Minerals
Karyn Malinowski's career is a model of excellence in all three parts of the Land Grant mission. She earned her BS, MS, and PhD at Rutgers and joined faculty in 1978 as the first female Equine Extension Specialist in the US. Since then she has served with distinction as a Professor of Animal Sciences, Associate Director of the NJ Agricultural Experiment Station, Director of the Equine Science Center, and Director of Rutgers Cooperative Extension. Her professional accomplishments have had a major impact on the well being and quality of life of the equine athlete, while ensuring the vitality and viability of the equine industry. More impressively, she literally lives what she professes and is an accomplished Standardbred owner and driver.