Brian A. Egan

Brian A. Egan

  • Assistant Teaching Professor, Equine Science
  • Penn State Horse Farm Coordinator
  • Penn State Horse Judging Team Coach
109C Animal, Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Building
University Park, PA 16802


  • M.S., Animal Science, The Pennsylvania State University, 2003 Thesis research: Behavioral, Anatomical, and Physiological Changes in the Late Gestation Mare
  • B.S., Animal Production, The Pennsylvania State University, 1987


  • Primary focus area is Penn State's undergraduate equine program through teaching, advising, and recruitment.
  • Additionally, coordination of breeding and management of the Penn State registered Quarter Horse herd.
  • Primary interest areas include: Production and Management, Judging and selection. Also work to a lesser degree with youth and adult extension programs.

Undergraduate Education Responsibilities

  • An Sc 327 - Introductory Horse Production and Management (Instructor) An Sc 317 – Horse Handling and Training (Instructor), An Sc 417 – Introduction to Horse Judging (Instructor), An Sc 426 – Advanced Judging (Instructor and Coach) An Sc 297C - Equine and Livestock Marketing (Instructor)
  • Assist with other equine courses including guest lectures and guest lab instructor. Recruit prospective students and promote university's equine programs.
  • Major Youth Extension Events:
  • PA 4-H Horse Forum, PA State 4-H Horse Judging Contest, PA State 4-H Horse Show
  • Major Adult Extension Events:
  • Ag Progress Days Equine Educational Program, PA 4-H Horse Forum, PA 4-H Horse Show Judges School and Judging Team Clinic

Awards and Honors

  • 2000 Stockmen's Booster Award – Penn State Stockmen's Club
  • 2000 Little International Livestock Exposition Dedicatee – Penn State Block and Bridle
  • 2000 Outstanding Staff Member – Penn State Department of Dairy and Animal Science
  • 2002 Honorary Brother – Delta Theta Sigma Fraternity – Penn State