Dr. D. Philip Sponenberg, DVM, PhD, is a Professor of Pathology and Genetics at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College
of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA. Dr. Sponenberg is a recognized authority on heritage livestock
and genetics of coat color in both horses and cattle.
Over the years,
Dr. Sponenberg has provided assistance to the PCRBA on how to manage the Pineywoods strains. Following are a series of articles
that he has written on various aspects of the Pineywoods breed.