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Laura White

Title: Assistant Professor

Major Field of Interest: Pedagogy, Higher order thinking and Equine Nutrition and Growth

E-mail Address: Lmwhite@nmsu.edu

Office Phone: 575-646-5595


  • B.S. Texas A&M University, 2004
  • M.S. University of Georgia, 2006
  • Ph.D. Clemson University, 2009

Courses Taught:

  • Animal Science 103 - Introductory Horse Science
  • Animal Science 265 - Horse Evaluation
  • Animal Science 289 - Management of Equine Operations
  • Animal Science 335 - Advanced Horse Evaluation
  • Animal Science 415 - Horse Science and Management


  • Investigation of cognition level of instruction and learning styles in Animal Science courses, including exploration of techniques to induce higher order thinking in students. Other interests include efficient utilization of nutrients in the hindgut of the horse.