BUCKEYE® Nutrition and Mars Horsecare US, Inc. have named Nettie Liburt, MS, PhD, PAS, Senior Equine Nutrition Manager. Liburt will oversee the development of training materials and contribute to new product development and research.
“Dr. Liburt, with her training and experience in equine physiology and nutrition, represents a fantastic addition to this group of professionals,” said Steve Sewell, Market Director. “I am delighted to add her to our team and look forward to the significant impact she will have on our business.”
Dr. Liburt holds master’s and doctorate degrees in Animal Science, with a concentration in equine exercise physiology and nutrition, from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. She has contributed to more than 20 research and referred journal publications as primary or co-author and writes for The Horse magazine and TheHorse.com. Dr. Liburt is a strong advocate of horsemanship, proper horse care and animal welfare, in alignment with the company’s mission to make the world a better place for horses.
“As someone who has been dedicated to horses my entire life, I couldn’t be more excited to join a team that shares that passion and commitment,” Liburt said. “The fact that BUCKEYE® Nutrition believes that horses make the world a better place inspires me to ensure they are properly nourished and receive the highest standard of care.”