Agriculture and Natural Resources

Equine Science

Equine science is generally the study of horses and their care. The equine science industry includes a diverse list of potential careers, including options in the fields of medicine, tourism and breeding. Careers in equine science span a variety of fields and the amount of education required for a job depends on the position and industry. Many careers are open to students of equine science, including veterinary medicine, animal breeding and animal training.



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Equine Science I

This course focuses on the basic scientific principles and processes related to equine physiology, breeding, nutrition, and care in preparation for a career in the equine industry.

Equine Science II

The course focuses on more advanced applications of feeding, breeding, and management-practices involved in the horse industry. English language arts, mathematics, and science are reinforced.

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Equine Management and Evaluation Certification

The National Horse Judging Team Coaches’ Association (NHJTCA) Equine Management & Evaluation Certification verifies individuals are prepared to pursue a career in the fields of equine evaluation, management and production.