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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.

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

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.

Course Requirements

Course Number CourseCredits
ANSC 1030 Equine Management 3
EQST 1510 Equine Nutrition 3
EQST 1590 Horsemanship I 3
EQST 1595 Horsemanship II 3
EQST 1690 English Equitation I 3
EQST 1695 English Equitation II 3
EQST 2600 Horse Showmanship I 3
EQST 2615 Stock Horse Use & Showing I 3
EQST 2625 Stock Horse Use & Showing II 3
MKT 1000 OR 
MKT 1510
Sales OR Entrepreneurial Marketing 3

Choose twelve (12) credits from the following:

Course Number CourseCredits
EQST 1600 Training for Timed Events 3
EQST 1605 Equine Facility Management I 3
EQST 1601 Horse Event Production 2-4
EQST 1670 Training the Roping Horse I 3
EQST 2800 Fundamentals of Teaching Riding I 3
EQST 2210 CHA Standard Certification 3
EQST 2815 Fundamentals of Teaching Riding II 3
EQST 2705 CHA Equine Facility Management Certification 3
EQST 2720 Training the Cutting Horse I 3
EQST 2725 Training the Cutting Horse II 3

CourseCredits
Writing Level I (WR1) 3
American & Wyoming Government (POLS 1000) 3
MATH/APPM/LSCI 3
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
University Studies 1

Total Credit Hours: 61

Certificates

Equine Management: Training Option Certificate I is designed to provide the student with the 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.

Total Credit Hours: 31

Program Requirements

Course Number CourseCredits
ANSC 1030 Equine Management 3
EQST 1510 Equine Nutrition 3
EQST 1590 Horsemanship I 3
EQST 1595 Horsemanship II 3
EQST 1690 English Equitation I 3
EQST 1695 English Equitation II 3
EQST 2600 Horse Showmanship I 3

 

General Education Requirements

CourseCredits
Writing Level I (WR1)/ORAL 3
MATH/APPM 3
UNST 1

Course Number CourseCredits
EQST 1805 Farrier Science I 3
EQST 1810 Farrier Science II 3
EQST 1811 Farrier Science III 3

Total Credit Hours: 9 

Course Number CourseCredits
EQST 1590 Horsemanship I 3
EQST 1595 Horsemanship II 3
EQST 2800 Fundamentals of Teaching Riding I 3
EQST 1690 English Equitation I 3
EQST 1695 English Equitation II 3
EQST 2600 Horse Showmanship I 3
EQST 2210 CHA Standard Certification 3

Total Credit Hours: 21

Total Credit Hours: 21

Program Requirements

Course Number CourseCredits
EQST 1590 Horsemanship I 3
EQST 1595 Horsemanship II 3
EQST 2600 Horse Showmanship I 3

 

Program Electives 

Take four (4) courses from the following:

Course Number CourseCredits
EQST 1600 Training for Timed Events 3
EQST 1605 Equine Facility Management I 3
EQST 1670 Training the Roping Horse I 3
EQST 1690 English Equitation I 3
EQST 1695 English Equitation II 3
EQST 2615 Stock Horse Use & Showing I 3
EQST 2625 Stock Horse Use & Showing II 3
EQST 2720 Training the Cutting Horse I 3
EQST 2725 Training the Cutting Horse II 3