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Equine General Studies Concentration in Equestrian Studies

Where a career and a passion run together.

The equine general studies concentration in equestrian studies allows you to customize the equestrian electives you want to pursue. This can include all or a combination of courses in teaching technique, equestrian law, advanced independent projects, administration, evaluation, groundwork, and equipment repair.

Get involved in the things you’re passionate about as a student right on campus. Join other students who share your interests through the five equestrian organizations, a club for each seat: dressage, hunter/jumper, saddle seat, and western. Each of these clubs has its own personality and activities, and they all promote camaraderie and learning through horse shows, service events, and professional competitions.

Our Equine General Studies Concentration at Work

Pursue an exciting career as a/an:

  • Recreational riding program instructor, trainer or manager
  • College or University professor
  • Small-business owner
  • Breed association employee
  • Professional horse show judge
  • Equine supply sales representative
  • Feed company sales representative
  • Social media manager
  • Professional horse trainer
  • Boarding facility owner or employee
  • Equine rescue manager/owner
  • Equine nonprofit employee/manager
  • And more


The equine general studies concentration includes coursework in riding and an understanding of the equine industry, plus equine event management, origins of modern riding, and several elective options to customize your concentration to best meet your career goals.

Admissions Information

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

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