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Overview for Equestrian/Equine Studies

A program that focuses on the horse, horsemanship, and related subjects and prepares individuals to care for horses and horse equipment; ride and drive horses for leisure, sport, show, and professional purposes; and manage the training of horses and riders. Includes instruction in horse breeding, nutrition, health, and safety; history of the horse and horsemanship; horse development and training; riding and equestrian technique; stable, paddock, and track management; and equipment maintenance and repair.

Careers for Equestrian/Equine Studies Majors

A major in Equestrian/Equine Studies is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in Equestrian/Equine Studies

Top 22 U.S. Colleges with the highest percentage of Equestrian/Equine Studies among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
William Woods University
Fulton, MO
Less Selective$17,310 
Virginia Intermont College
Bristol, VA
Moderately Selective$24,323 
Wilson College
Chambersburg, PA
Moderately Selective$26,930 
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University of Minnesota-Crookston
Crookston, MN
Less Selective$9,988 
The University of Findlay
Findlay, OH
Less Selective$25,774 
Midway College
Midway, KY
Highly Selective$18,150 
Rocky Mountain College
Billings, MT
Highly Selective$20,016 
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Mount Ida College
Newton, MA
Moderately Selective$23,335 
Centenary College
Hackettstown, NJ
Less Selective$26,534 
The University of Montana-Western
Dillon, MT
Open Admissions$12,819 
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.