Equestrian Studies - Western Riding/Training Emphasis BS

Major Requirements

A major in equestrian studies - western riding/training emphasis consists of

the equestrian core plus
EQST 121Fundamentals of Horse Handling and Training

3

EQST 122Introduction to General Horse Training

3

EQST 221Basic Colt Training

3

EQST 222Colt Training II

3

EQST 321Advanced Horse Training I

3

EQST 322Advanced Horse Training II

3

EQST 421Advanced Horse Training III

3

EQST 422Advanced Horse Training IV

3

In addition, the student must complete 12 hours of equine electives from the following:

EQST 103Introduction to Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies

3

EQST 203Software Applications in Equine Business Management

3

EQST 275Introduction to Leadership in Equine Studies

3

EQST 301Equine Preventive Medicine

3

EQST 302Farm and Stable Management

3

EQST 332Equine Exercise Physiology

3

EQST 337Equine Marketing

3

EQST 380Professional Horse Show Practicum

3

EQST 401Teaching Basic Training and Equitation Skills

3

EQST 402Advanced Equine Reproduction

3

EQST 403Teaching Basic Training and Equitation Skills II

3

EQST 404Advanced Equine Nutrition

3

EQST 405Advanced Reproduction Techniques

2

EQST 411Farm Equipment Management

3

EQST 435Equine Law

3

ANSC 310Principles of Animal Breeding and Genetics

3

ANSC 320Meat Animal Evaluation

3

ANSC 330Forage and Crop Production

3

ANSC 331Small Animal Medicine

3

ANSC 332Food Animal Medicine

3

ANSC 351Beef Production and Management

2

ANSC 352Dairy Production and Management

2

ANSC 353Sheep Production and Management

2

ANSC 354Swine Production and Management

2

ANSC 402Advanced Animal Reproduction

3

ANSC 404Advanced Animal Nutrition

3

 

EQST 480Internship

1 to 6

or

ANSC 480Internship

1 to 6

 

EQST 490Advanced Topics in Equine Science

1 to 5

or

ANSC 490Advanced Topics in Animal Science

1 to 5

EQST 480 or ANSC 480: maximum of six hours

EQST 490 or ANSC 490: maximum of six hours