This curriculum is designed to prepare students for positions within the horse industry. The curriculum is management oriented, preparing graduates for the widest range of available equine jobs; areas of specialization may be pursued during the internship. Course work includes farm management, breeding, nutrition, selection/judging, and health. Training, teaching, and riding are also included. Students are assigned a horse and practice day-to-day management at an equine facility. Graduates should qualify for jobs with many different types of equine operations: grooms to assistant managers; private to recreational and racing barns; breed to discipline-oriented farms.
Graduates qualify for a variety of jobs such as: