Chris Skelly is an Associate Professor in the Department of Animal Science at Michigan State University and co-founder of My Horse University. She works with horse industry groups throughout the state, develops educational programs and serves as an equine science resource for county educators.
Chris has taught horse selection and evaluation as well as horsemanship. She has been faculty advisor for the MSU Equestrian Team and coached the MSU Horse Judging Team.
As director of curriculum for My Horse University, Chris develops online horse management courses and serves as the liaison between My Horse University and eXtension HorseQuest. Both have become powerful online resources during her tenure.
Chris’ Horse Ownership 101 blog for DiscoverHorses gives entry-level horse lovers access to a wealth of knowledge expressed in plain language.