Dr. Richard G. Godbee received a Bachelors of Science in Agriculture and Masters of Science in Ruminant Nutrition from the University of Georgia. He received his Ph.D. in Animal Nutrition/Nutritional Biochemistry with an emphasis in equine from Colorado State University. He has numerous publications in peer reviewed journals and popular press on multiple species. He has presented papers and given invited talks throughout the United States Japan, Ireland, England, Germany, Switzerland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Australia, Mexico, and Canada.
Dr. Godbee is the Founder of Equi-University, an education-based website dedicated to improving horses’ lives through owner education. He has served as a faculty or adjunct faculty member at several universities. He has also served on the graduate committees for Master and Ph.D. candidates at numerous universities. Dr. Godbee’s research interest has included the effect of nutrition on immunity and inflammation. He is Board Certified in Animal Nutrition by the American College of Animal Science and has achieved Professional Animal Scientist status in the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists with a specialty in Horses. He is also a member of the American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition, American Society of Animal Science, American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists, and Equine Science Society. He is a member of Gamma Sigma Delta, Alpha Zeta, and Sigma Xi honor societies. He owns and shows cutting horses at local and national events.