Equine Science and Management - BS

College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

About This Degree

The equine science and management degree is a program that offers a unique combination of educational experiences through the comprehensive and foundational core sciences while learning about the horse through a carefully crafted selection of topics relevant to the equine enthusiast through both lecture and hands-on educational opportunities.

What You Will Learn

The equine science and management degree is designed to create educational outcomes that prepare our students to actively engage in their future career aspirations.

The core sciences build academic strength and critical reasoning skills while the equine elements allow students to customize their educational experience through a variety of subjects that deliver practical content relevant to the equine enthusiast such as equine health, nutrition, daily care and management, reproduction, lower limb anatomy and function, weanling behavior and handling, yearling fitting and sales preparation and riding.

You will learn from skilled faculty eager to share their knowledge who represent sectors of the equine industry ranging from the show ring, equine-human sciences and veterinary medicine.

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We will build on your goals and experiences while working together to design an individualized semester-by-semester plan. Your personalized plan will help you see a path from where you are now on to graduation. Even if you are unsure of the major you would like to pursue, we can help with resources and ideas.

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