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Equine Science
The equine science program at Morehead State University is an area of concentration in agricultural sciences. Agriculture core courses comprise the basis for the degree with ancillary courses in horsemanship, equitation teaching, equine management, equine breeding and reproduction, animal nutrition, livestock judging and other support instruction. This program provides hands-on opportunities at the Derrickson Agriculture Complex, the University's 325-acre working farm. Many students in equine science are also actively involved on the MSU Equestrian Team.
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Horsemanship Minor

The student must complete a minimum of 21 semester hours of agriculture courses in horsemanship and a major in another field. General course electives may also be taken in horsemanship, agriculture and related areas by students wishing greater depth in horsemanship.  The Horsemanship minor complements a number of majors in other fields.

Program Requirements

You will need to meet  MSU admission requirements.

Career Opportunities

Students graduating with a bachelor's degree in agricultural sciences, equine science pursue career opportunities as stable managers, show managers, camp managers, riding instructors, equestrian team coaches, farm managers, equine trainers, in horse judging, sales, and with government agencies.

MSU's Career Services offers career planning, interview and resume preparation assistance, internship placement, and services to help you find a job after you graduate.

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