Senior Instructor | Equine Behavior

Office: ETRC 114
Phone: (970) 491-8463

B.S., Colorado State University
M.S., Colorado State University
Ph.D. Candidate, Colorado State University

Sarah Matlock

Originally from Edmond, Oklahoma, Sarah Matlock came to Colorado State in 2008 as an undergraduate in the Equine Sciences program. Sarah’s background is in education and was previously a high school science teacher. She wanted to merge her love for horses with her passion for teaching and is currently working towards her PhD in Educational Sciences here at Colorado State University. Sarah received her Bachelors degree in Equine Sciences and her Masters degree in Animal Science with a concentration in educational leadership, both from Colorado State University. She teaches the Applied Equine Behavior class, coordinates prospective student tours, manages social media and the Equine Sciences website, organizes the youth summer horsemanship camps, advises undergraduate students and helps with Ram Orientation during the summer. In addition, Sarah enjoys serving as advisor to the Equine Science Stewards. In her free time Sarah enjoys riding horses and camping with her husband, four daughters, and three puppies.

Courses Taught:

ANEQ 115 – Applied Equine Behavior

Research Interests:

  • Learning Theory and Motivation
  • Animal/Equine Behavior
  • Animal/Equine Welfare