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Dr Erica Gee PhD, BVSc

Senior Lecturer in Equine Science

School of Veterinary Science

Erica is a senior lecturer in equine science. Her fields of interest are equine reproduction and nutrition. Erica is a registered specialist in equine reproduction.

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Contact details

  • Ph: *85163
    Location: 1.21, IVABS
    Campus: Turitea


  • Doctor of Philosophy - Massey University (2004)
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science - Massey University (1992)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Erica's research interests include equine growth and development, including the influence of nutrition on reproductive success


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Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences (070000): Animal Growth and Development (070202): Animal Production (070200): Veterinary Sciences (070700): Veterinary Sciences not elsewhere classified (070799)



Equine reproduction


Equine nutrition

Equine science

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 6

Research Outputs

Teaching and Supervision

Teaching Statement

Equine science: equine reproduction and nutrition

Courses Coordinated

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Co-supervisor 4 2

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Kylie Legg - Doctor of Philosophy
    Physiological demands, muscle activity and horse-rider coordination dynamics of jockeys.
  • Sheen Yee Goh - Doctor of Philosophy
    Investigating the causality of obesity and / or over-conditioning in miniature horses
  • Laureline Guinnefollau - Doctor of Philosophy
    Evaluating the use, behaviour and welfare of horses used for veterinary undergraduate practical teaching
  • Jennifer Kamm - Doctor of Philosophy
    Characterization of allogeneic stem cells and selection of cells appropriate for equine orthopaedic diseases

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • 2018 - Karlette Fernandes - Doctor of Philosophy
    Aspects of dietary management and dynamics of the faecal microbiota of horses and ponies (equus caballus) in New Zealand
  • 2017 - Sara Azarpeykan - Doctor of Philosophy
    Vitamin D and Calcium Metabolism In Horses in New Zealand

Media and Links


  • 08 Dec 2016 - Online
    Thoroughbred feet under scrutiny in New Zealand
    A leg up for science: Thoroughbred feet under scrutiny in New Zealand study

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