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EQUINE MANAGEMENT

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE

Equine management provides equine facility management artistry and opportunities to integrate the experience into day-to-day equine production, health, boarding, and training practices. Seize opportunities for specific interests and take electives to learn additional skills in equine.

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Entrepreneurship Option

Associate of Applied Science Degree

The Associate of Applied Science in Equine Management: Entrepreneur Option Degree is designed for the student who may or may not own their own horse, but is seeking a career in the equine industry. The student will gain equine facility management skills. The student will develop an entrepreneurial mindset that includes investigating business opportunities, financing a business and strategic planning. Program electives allow the student to select additional equine courses to complement specific interests.

Course Credits
Equine Management 3
Small Business Practices 3
Entr I: Entrepreneurial Mindset 3
Entr II: Opportunity Analysis 3
Entr III: Financing Your Business 3
Legal Issues for Entrepreneurs 3
Entr IV" Strategic Planning 3
Equine Nutrition 3
Equine Facility Management I 3
CHA Equine Facility Management Certification 3
Advertising & Sales Promotion OR Entrepreneurial Marketing 3

 

 

 

Choose twelve (12) credits from the following:

Horsemanship I

3 credits

Horsemanship II

3 credits

Training for Timed Events

3 credits

Horse Event Production

2 - 4 credits

Training the Roping Horse I

3 credits

Fundamentals of Teaching Riding I

3 credits

English Equitation I

3 credits

English Equitation II

3 credits

Farrier Science I

3 credits

Farrier Science II

3 credits

Farrier Science III

3 credits

CHA Standard Certificiation

3 credits

Horse Showmanship I

3 credits

Stock Horse Use & Showing I

3 credits

Stock Horse Use & Showing II

3 credits

Fundamentals of Teaching Riding II

3 credits

Training the Cutting Horse I

3 credits

Training the Cutting Horse II

3 credits

General Welding

4 credits

 

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
Arts/Humanities/IT/Social Sciences/Writing Level II 3
UNST 1

Teaching Riding Option

Associate of Applied Science

The Associate of Applied Science in Equine Management: Teaching Riding Option Degree is designed to provide the student who has a desire to become a riding instructor with safe and effective teaching riding skills for both individual and group riding lessons. The student will have the opportunity to become a certified riding instructor, through a certified process conducted by professionals from the Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA). The student will also evaluate and investigate business opportunities, financing a business, legal issues, advertising, and strategic planning. The student will select additional equine courses to complement specific interests. The student must supply a horse and western tack for this program.

Equine Management, Teaching Riding AAS is a Wyoming Works program An orange circle with a buffalo at the center. Words say Wyoming Works, learn a skill that pays, central wyoming college

Course Requirements

Courses

Credits

Equine Management

3 credits

Small Business Practices

3 credits

ENTR III: Financing Your Business

3 credits

Legal Issues for Entrepreneurs

3 credits

ENTR IV: Strategic Planning

3 credits

Equine Nutrition

3 credits

Horsemanship I

3 credits

Horsemanship II

3 credits

Fundamentals of Teaching Riding I

3 credits

English Equitation I

3 credits

English Equitation II

3 credits

CHA Standard Certification

3 credits

Horse Showmanship I

3 credits

   
Advertising & Sales Promotion

3 credits

OR  
Entrepreneurial Marketing

3 credits

Choose three (3) credits from the following:

Courses

Credits

Training for Timed Events

3 credits

Equine Facility Mgmt I

3 credits

Horse Event Production

2 - 4 credits

Training the Roping Horse I

3 credits

Stock Horse Use & Showing I

3 credits

Stock Horse Use & Showing II

3 credits

Fundamentals of Teaching Riding II

3 credits

CHA Equine Facility Mgt Certification

3 credits

Training the Cutting Horse I

3 credits

Training the Cutting Horse II

3 credits

Courses Credits
Writing Level I (WR1) 3 credits
American & Wyoming Government (POLS 1000) 3 credits
MATH/APPM/LSCI 3 credits
A student must complete six (6) credits of General Education courses distributed over two (2) different general education areas, one of which is either WR2 or ORAL.
ARTS/HUM/IT/ORAL/SOC/WR2 6 credits
UNST 1 credit

Training Option

Associate of Applied Science

The Associate of Applied Science in Equine Management: Training Option Degree is a hands-on degree designed to provide the student with training skills and techniques necessary for employment in the equine industry. The student will investigate small business practices, advertising, and sales. Program electives allow the student to select additional equine courses to complement their specific interests. The student must supply a horse and western tack for this program.

Equine Management Training Option, AAS is a Wyoming Works Program An orange circle with a buffalo at the center. Words say Wyoming Works, learn a skill that pays, central wyoming college

Course Requirements

Course

Credits

Equine Management

3 credits

Small Business Practices

3 credits

Equine Nutrition

3 credits

Horsemanship I

3 credits

Horsemanship II

3 credits

English Equitation I

3 credits

English Equitation II

3 credits

Horse Showmanship I

3 credits

Stock Horse Use & Showing I

3 credits

Stock Horse Use & Showing II

3 credits

   
Advertising & Sales Promotion

3 credits

OR  
Entrepreneurial Marketing

3 credits

Choose twelve (12) credits from the following:

Course

Credits

Training for Timed Events

3 credits

Equine Facility Mgmt I

3 credits

Horse Event Production

2 - 4 credits

Training the Roping Horse I

3 credits

Fundamentals of Teaching Riding I

3 credits

CHA Standard Certification

3 credits

Fundamentals of Teaching Riding II

3 credits

CHA Equine Facility Mgt Certification

3 credits

Training the Cutting Horse I

3 credits

Training the Cutting Horse II

3 credits

Course Credits
Writing Level I (WR1) 3 credits
American & Wyoming Government (POLS 1000) 3 credits
MATH/APPM/LSCI 3 credits
The student must complete six (6) credits of General Education courses distributed over two (2) different general education areas, one of which is either WR2 or ORAL.
ARTS/HUM/IT/ORAL/SOC/WR2 6 credits
UNST 1 credit

Certificates

This curriculum covers the skills necessary for the 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 2-4
English Equitation II 3

Intro to Business or

Farm and Ranch Business Management

3-4

 

General Ed. Requirements

Course
Credits
Writing Level I 3
Mathematics/APPM 3
University Studies

Equine Management: Entrepreneur Option Certificate I is designed for the student who may or may not own a horse but is seeking a career in the equine industry. The goal of this degree is to provide the student with equine facility management skills and the opportunity to investigate small business practices, explore an entrepreneurial mindset and examine marketing strategies.

Equine Management Entrepreneur Option, Certificate I is a Wyoming Works programAn orange circle with a buffalo at the center. Words say Wyoming Works, learn a skill that pays, central wyoming college

Program Requirements

Course

Credits

Equine Management

3 credits

Small Business Practices

3 credits

Entr I: Entrepreneurial Mindset

3 credits

ENTR II: Opportunity Analysis

3 credits

Equine Nutrition

3 credits

Equine Facility Mgmt I

3 credits

CHA Equine Facility Mgt Certification

3 credits

Advertising & Sales Promotion OR Entrepreneurial Marketing

3 credits

Entrepreneurial Marketing

3 credits

General Education Requirments

Course Credits
Writing Level I (WR1)/ORAL 3 credits
MATH/APPM 3 credits
UNST 1 credit

Equine Management: Training Option Certificate I is designed to provide the student with beginning skills and techniques necessary for employment in the equine industry. The student will also investigate small business practices. the student must supply a horse and western tack for this program.

Equine Management Training Option, Certificate I is a Wyoming Works Program An orange circle with a buffalo at the center. Words say Wyoming Works, learn a skill that pays, central wyoming college

Program Requirements

Courses

Credits

Equine Management

3 credits

Small Business Practices

3 credits

Equine Nutrition

3 credits

Horsemanship I

3 credits

Horsemanship II

3 credits

English Equitation I

3 credits

English Equitation II

3 credits

Horse Showmanship I

3 credits

General Education Requirements

Courses Credits
Writing Level I (WR1)/ORAL 3 credits
MATH/APPM 3 credits
UNST 1 credit

 

Farrier Science, Certificate II is a Wyoming Works Program An orange circle with a buffalo at the center. Words say Wyoming Works, learn a skill that pays, central wyoming college

 

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

9

 

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 Standard Certification

3
Total  21

 

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