A bachelor's degree in equine science offers a specialization in breeding that prepares students for careers in the breeding industry. Management of stallions, broodmares, yearlings, weanlings, and newborns are all essential to equine science students’ curriculum. Students will have the opportunity to handle, manage, and breed horses, as well as assist in foaling management, neonatal care, and young-stock handling and sales.
Equine science courses include: Stable Management, Equine Health, Equine Anatomy and Physiology, Equine Nutrition and Feeding, and Yearling Horse Sale Management. Restricted Electives are made up of: Principle of Animal Nutrition, Equine Exercise Physiology, Equine Behavior, Equine Contemporary Topics, Advanced Horse Care and Management, Mare and Foal Management, Stallion Management, Student Research.
Equine science graduates may seek employment in the production of horses for pleasure or profit, breeding management, veterinary practice management, equine nutrition, as well as other aspects of the industry.
All equine students have the unique opportunity to apply for our semester abroad at Hartpury College in England. For more information on their course offerings, please visit: http://www.hartpury.ac.uk/