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Jennie Petterson

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Professor, Equestrian Studies, Western; Dirctor of the School of Equestrian Studies

(573) 592-4280


  • MED, Education Curriculum and Instruction, William Woods University, 2009
  • BS, Equestrian Science, William Woods University, 1996

Teaching Philosophy:

  • My students will face obstacles and difficulties throughout their education. My goal is to help them discover the abilities, talents, and grit that will allow them to be successful in school and throughout their career.

Major Areas of Interest:

  • AQHA, APHA All Around Horses (Training and Coaching the All Around Horse)
  • Western Event Competition
  • Arabian and Half-Arabian Western Pleasure and Hunter Pleasure
  • PtHA Pleasure, Stock and Hunter Type All Around Horses
  • Stock Horse Pleasure Driving
  • Intercollegiate Competitive Judging and Equine Conformation
  • Colt Starting and Young Horse Training

Courses Currently Teaching:

  • EQR425 Advanced Western
  • WWU101 Connections
  • EQU415 Equestrian Senior Portfolio
  • EQS328 Equine Evaluation
  • EQU403 Equine General Studies Senior Smnr
  • EQS390 Internship I
  • EQU200 IP: EQU First Year
  • EQS411 Teaching Techniques Seminar
  • EQS335 Western Issues
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