Perhaps one of the best ways to stay on top of the equine industry is being formally educated at a credible equine educational facility. Luckily there are a lot of them out there and some of them even offer online courses.
So Many Schools
While this is a big list it isn’t a complete one. However I will continue to add new schools as I find them, so be sure to check back. For now there is plenty of education here to chew on and hopefully you can find one near you.
Black Hawk College – Offers an Equestrian Science Associate Applied Science Degree which offers classroom instruction & lab exercises paired with on-the-job experience.
Centenary College: Equine Studies – Offer quite a few horse-specific degrees including a Bachelor of Science in Equine Studies with a variety of concentrations. Also offer an Associates in Science in Equine Studies, equine studies semesters abroad & internship opportunities.
Central Texas College – Offers an Associate of Applied Science Degree in the specialized area of Equine Science. This is an entry level short option to prepare those who want to move on in equine science.
CSU Fresno Equine Program – Offers two different equine degrees. A Bachelor of Science Degree in Animal Science with an Equine emphasis & a Master of Science Degree program in Animal Science with a research focus on equine science.
Ellsworth Community College – Offers courses designed to help prepare students for a career in the horse industry. Including two Associate degree options and an Equine Management Practitioner Diploma.
Kemptville College – University of Guelph – Offers a campus equine program as well as online certification between them both students can earn anything from a Bachelors of Bio-Resource Equine Management to coaching certification to equine-assisted learning courses.
Lake Erie College – Offers a variety of different equine educational paths including entrepreneurship, management & training. As well as a variety of minors, concentrations, internships, studying abroad programs & vet school prep.
Meredith Manor – A nationally accredited equestrian career college created exclusively to train students for successful careers working with horses.
Michigan State University – Offers a large selection of Equine education & research. Offering everything from 2 & 4 year programs to higher education for those who want to become involved in equine medicine research or vet school. They have an Equine Performance Center.
Midway College – Offers several equine-specific degrees including a Bachelors of Science in Equine Studies in Health & Rehabilitation, a Bachelors of Arts in Equine Management & and Associates in Equine Management.
Mount Ida College – Offers an equine management bachelor degree program that covers all facets of the horse industry. Curriculum is geared specifically towards hunt seat riders & high-level competition.
Any Schools Missing?
If you know of a university of college that offers an equine program that I don’t have listed, please leave the info in the comments below. I’ll be adding more as I can find them. If you want to work in the equine world you might also check out our jobs section.