Office: Agricultural and Natural Sciences Building, Room 213C
Dr. Pipkin received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Texas A&M University, and completed his doctoral studies at Texas Tech University. A professional animal scientist, Dr. Pipkin also is a licensed judge with the American Quarter Horse Association, American Paint Horse Association, National Reining Horse Association, National Snaffle Bit Association, National Reined Cow Horse Association and World Conformation Horse Association. As such, he has officiated more than 400 horse events, including the AQHA and APHA World Champion Horse Shows.
Primarily involved with various equine-related research areas, Dr. Pipkin's focus is on nutrition and reproduction. He also has a serious interest in business, communication and leadership development.
Dr. Pipkins has been married for more than 30 years to Kenda. They have two sons, John Luke and Joshua. He enjoys exercisingt and riding horses.