Rutgers Equine Science Center Annual Summer Showcase Scheduled for July 9, 2014


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New Brunswick, N.J. (June 2, 2014) – The Equine Science Center at Rutgers University is hosting its annual “Summer Showcase” from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm on Wednesday, July 9 at the Equine Exercise Physiology Laboratory on College Farm Road on the George H. Cook Campus in New Brunswick. The Summer Showcase, similar to an open house, is a FREE event that is open to the public and perfect for any and all equine enthusiasts, ages 8 and up.

Dr. Karyn Malinowski, director of the Equine Science Center, will welcome guests and explain why horses are an excellent animal model to study and what type of research is conducted at the Center. Guests will also have an opportunity to experience the thrilling demonstration of a horse galloping at full speed on the 21-foot equine treadmill. Always a crowd favorite, the demo is sure to get one’s adrenaline-pumping and heart-racing!

After the treadmill demonstration, guests will learn all about equine anatomy with RU Wish Bone, the life-sized horse skeleton. The Showcase will also include a fun-filled barn safety scavenger hunt and other exciting activities.

There is no charge for the Summer Showcase; however, guests must register in advance:

For additional information, please contact Tiffany Cody at or 848-932-9419.

VIDEO – Here’s a sneak peak of Snowdrift performing on the treadmill during a recent event in the Red Barn: