Dr. Hammer is Director of the Equine Science program at North Dakota State University and also serves as the State Horse Extension Specialist. A native of Iowa, Dr. Hammer attended Iowa State University and recieved her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2002 and her PhD degree in Animal Physiology in 2003. At NDSU, Dr. Hammer teaches Equine Nutrition, Equine Production and Industry, and the equine portion of the Large Animal Veterinary Technician Techniques course. She advises both undergraduate and graduate students and serves as an advisor for the NDSU Collegiate Horsemen’s Association. As the Extension Specialist for North Dakota, Dr. Hammer provides a variety of programming with a special focus on youth and 4-H. Her main interests are fetal programming (how maternal nutrition/environment can affect fetal growth and development) and horse health. Dr. Hammer is a member of many organizations including the Equine Science Society, American Society of Animal Scientists, and the American Association of Equine Practitioners.


Contact Information

Hultz 183

Dept 7630, PO Box 6050

Fargo, ND  58108-6050

p: 701-231-5682  /  f: 701-231-7590