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Equine General Studies Concentration in Leadership

The equine world needs great leaders.

There are some people who just seem to light up the room when they walk in. They engage the audience and can capture the crowd. When it comes to the equine industry, these are the people who make big moves in every area. They train. They own their own stables. They find themselves at the top of major players in the equine industry. We created the leadership concentration within the equine general studies major to help you find yourself among these people.

Courses in communication such as small group leadership and visionary leadership, web communication and communication law will provide you with an extraordinary opportunity to cultivate your leadership skills at the same time that you’re building your equestrian skills.

Start using this expertise right on campus as a student leader in many of our equestrian organizations, one for each seat, plus our Intercollegiate Judging Team.

Career opportunities

Leadership skills will make you a stand-out candidate for various careers within the equestrian industry.

Pursue an exciting career as a/an:

  • Equine facility owner/manager
  • Breed association employee/manager
  • Equine nonprofit employee/manager
  • Barn manager/owner
  • Tack store manager/owner
  • Professional clinician
  • Small-business owner
  • Professional horse show judge
  • Equine supply sales representative
  • Feed company sales representative
  • Recreational riding program instructor, trainer or manager
  • Boarding facility owner or employeer
  • And more

Requirements/Curriculum

The equine general studies concentration in equestrian leadership includes coursework in riding and an understanding of the equine industry, plus visionary leadership, communications law and more.


Admissions Information

Learn more about undergraduate admissions requirements, deadlines, tuition and financial aid available to you.

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