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Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. is an internationally respected writer and lecturer on equine nutrition.  She is the author of the comprehensive reference, Feed Your Horse Like A Horse, the “Spotlight on Equine Nutrition Book Series.”   She regularly shares her expertise through lectures, internet seminars, equine websites, articles in national and international equine publications, and her e-newsletter, Forage for Thought.

Dr. Juliet Getty is often referred to as “a pioneer in free choice forage feeding of horses” whose philosophy is founded on feeding a horse in sync with its natural needs and instincts. Educated at the University of Florida and The University of Georgia, Dr. Getty is taught for 20 years at The University of North Texas where she was a professor and recipient of several teaching awards.

Dr. Getty offers unbiased opinions and recommendations, as she is independent of feed/supplement/pharmaceutical company influence. She approaches equine health from a holistic perspective, taking the horse’s entire history, medical conditions, mental state, physical activity, environment, and diet into consideration when customizing feeding approaches to promote health, reverse illness, and optimize performance.