Senior Lecturer

Dr. Jenny Wilkinson grew up riding and caring for horses outside Richmond, Virginia. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia in 1999, then her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. After practicing as an equine veterinarian in Vermont, Dr. Wilkinson joined the UVM Faculty in January 2008. She teaches an introductory equine course, as well as several upper level equine courses focused on hands-on skills and cases. Dr. Wilkinson enjoys hiking, reading, and spending time with her family.

Awards and Recognition

  • 2016 Teaching Award of Merit - North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA)
  • 2016 UVM Outstanding Faculty Woman Award
  • 2015 Joseph E. Carrigan Award for Excellence in Teaching and Undergraduate Education
  • 2013 Kroepsch-Maurice for Excellence in Teaching

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Equine Science, Veterinary Medicine


  • D.V.M., Cornell University
  • B.A., University of Virginia


  • 802-656-0144
Office Location:

212 Terrill Building

Office Hours:

Upon Request

Courses Taught

ASCI 021 Horse Barn Cooperative
ASCI 030 Beginner Horseback Riding
ASCI 117 Horse Health and Disease
ASCI 125 Equine Instructing Techniques
ASCI 129 Horse Barn Coop Executive Committee
ASCI 130 Intermediate Horseback Riding
ASCI 221 Lameness in Horses