by Dr. Stephen Duren
Stephen E. Duren, MS, PhD, PAS, a native of Soda Springs, Idaho, completed his Bachelor of Science in Animal Sciences at the University of Idaho.
Duren earned a Master of Science and a Doctor of Philosophy in Equine Nutrition and Exercise Physiology from the University of Kentucky.
is recognized by the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists as a member in good standing.
He is also a member of the Equine Science Society (ESS) where he served as a board of directors' member.
Duren's professional experience includes working as a technical services equine nutritionist for McCauley Brothers, Inc.
, an equine only feed manufacturer in Central Kentucky.
In that role he was a consulting nutritionist for Adena Springs Farm, Darby Dan Farm, Three Chimneys Farm and Gainesway.
Duren then worked as a consulting equine nutritionist for Kentucky Equine Research.
This opportunity gave Duren his
first international experience working with feed manufacturers in Europe, Australia and Canada.
was also responsible for large domestic clients, including Hallway Feeds and Pennfield Feeds
Duren has now formed Performance Horse Nutrition LLC, in which he consults with feed manufacturers and horse owners throughout the world.
Some of the feed manufacturers that Duren
consults with include LMF Feeds and Poulin Grain in the United States and Otter Co-op in Canada, Duren
has also consulted directly with large horse farms, including Shadai Farm in Japan, Golden Eagle Farm
in California, and Darley - Japan.
is a co-author of The Concise Guide to Nutrition in the Horse and is the author ofThe 101 Most Frequently Asked Horse Nutrition Questions.