Robert Jacobs

Robert Jacobs , Ph.D.

Research Manager, Equine Innovation

Here at Purina, I look forward to joining a team of individuals who truly care about the lives of horses and strive to provide the best products possible.



Virgina Tech


Robert has been leading the research efforts in the Equine MQ™ Platform from the very beginning. “We’re using the scientific power of microbiome research to create products and services that truly influence the horse’s performance, health, and well-being.” Robert earned his Ph.D. in Equine Reproductive Physiology and Nutrition at Virginia Tech and manages the equine research program at the Purina Animal Nutrition Center.  

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