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Horse Management

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Graduates of the Horse Management curriculum earn the skills necessary for management and operation of horse production, training, boarding and sales facilities, including equine and business aspects.

 Close up of a horses face Rider on her hourse works cattle in the CWC equine center

Program Requirements

Course Credits
Public Speaking OR
Interpersonal Communication
3
Horse Production 3
Equine Nutrition 3
Horsemanship I 3
Horse Showmanship 3
Horsemanship II 3
Stock Horse Use & Showing I 3
Stock Horse Use & Showing II OR
Horse Showmanship II
3-4
English Equitation I 3
Training for Timed Events 3
Horse Event Production 4
Fund of Teaching Riding 3
English Equitation II 3
Intro to Business 3
General Electives 2

 

 

 

General Ed. Requirements

Students must complete general education requirements that will provide students a general knowledge to help them complete a degree at CWC.

Course Credits
Writing Level I 3
American & Wyoming Government 3
Mathematics/APPM/Lab Science 3

 

Students must complete 6 credits of general education courses listed below:

Course Credits
Writing II 3
Arts 3
Humanities 3
Social Science 3
Information Technology 3
Personal Finance Planning 1
Physical Education 1
Wellness 1

 

Students must complete 2 credits of Co-Curricular general education courses throughout two of the following different Co-Curricular areas:

Course Credits
Co-Curricular Cultural Activities 1
Co-Curricular Community Engagement 1
Co-Curricular Professional Experience 1

 

Horse Science

Associate of Science Degree

This transfer degree is designed for students who want to pursue an equine studies degree at a four-year institution. You'll learn scientific approaches to horse production, horsemanship, training, exhibition and care.   

English style horse jumping in the CWC equine center

Program Requirementss

CourseCredits
Horse Production 3
Equine Nutrition 3
Horsemanship I 3
Horse Showmanship I 3
Horsemanship II 3
Stock Horse Use & Showing I 3
English Equitation I 3
Training for Timed Events 3
Horse Event Production  4

General Ed. Requirements

Students must complete general education requirements that will provide students a general knowledge to help them complete a degree at CWC.

Course Credits
Writing Level I 3
Writing Level II 3
American & Wyoming Government 3
Arts 3
Humanities 3
Personal Finance Planning 1
Lab Science 4
Mathematics 3
Oral Communications 3
Physical Education 1
Social Science 3
Freshman Seminar 1
Wellness 1

 

Students must complete 2 credits of Co-Curricular general education courses throughout two of the following different Co-Curricular areas: 

Course Credits
Co-Curricular Cultural Activities 1
Co-Curricular Community Engagement 1
Co-Curricular Professional Experience 1

Certificates

Horse Management Certificate I

This curriculum covers the skills necessary for management and operation of horse production, training, boarding, and sales facilities, including equine and business aspects. 

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Program Requirements

Course
Credits
Horse Production 3
Equine Nutrition 3
Horsemanship I 3
Horsemanship II 3
English Equitation I 3
Horse Event Production 4
English Equitation II 3
Intro to Business 3

 

General Ed. Requirements

Course
Credits
Writing Level I 3
Mathematics/APPM/Lab Science 3
Personal Finance Planning 1

 

Students must complete 2 credits of Co-Curricular general education courses throughout two of the following different Co-Curricular areas:

Course
Credits
Co-Curricular Cultural Activities 1
Co-Curricular Community Engagement 1
Co-Curricular Professional Experience 1

 

Farrier Science Certificate II

Course Credits
Farrier Science I 3
Farrier Science II 3
Farrier Science III
Total  9

 

Teaching Riding Certificate II

Course Credits
Horsemanship I 3
Horse Showmanship I 3
Horsemanship II

English Equitation I 

3
Equine Facility Management 3
Fundamentals of Teaching Riding 3

CHA Certification

3
Total  21

 

Equine Training Technology Certificate II

 

Course Credits
Horsemanship I 3
Horse Showmanship I 3
Horsemanship II  

English Equitation I or training the Roping Horse I

3
Training for Timed Events 3
Equine Facility Management 3

English Equitation II or Training the Roping Horse II

3
Total  21

 

Meet your professors

Jennifer Cole
Assistant Professor of Equine Studies

Jennifer Cole is passionate about horses and bring her passion to the classroom.

Drew Schrock
Instructor of Farrier Science

Drew Schrock is the rodeo coach at CWC but also brings knowledge of farrier science to students.