Equine Studies Minor

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A minor in equine studies consists of a minimum of 20 credits of equine-related animal science courses. ANSC 402 may be counted only once for minor credit.  Students MUST take either  ANSC 504 Equine Science or ANSC 437 Equine Care and Handling Techniques.  Students must receive a minimum grade of C- in any course used for the minor. Students failing to do this will need to retake the course in order to receive credit. No courses taken on a pass(credit)/fail basis may count toward the minor.   Students who transfer from other institutions may petition the equine program faculty for course approval, but no more than 8 transfer credits can be used towards the minor. Students who choose both ANSC 500 and ANSC 643 as two of their courses toward the minor in equine studies will be eligible for PATH International therapeutic riding instructor certification.

ANSC 504Equine Science4
or AAS 437 Equine Handling and Care Techniques
Select a minimum of 16 creditsfrom the following electives:16
Equipment and Facilities Management
Equine Conformation and Lameness
Equine Show Preparation and Competition
Equine Handling and Care Techniques
Equine Handling/Longeing
Animal Business Applications
Applied Equine Management
Applied Animal Businss: Concepts and Practices
Equine Competition Management
Theory of Horsemanship
Horse Power
Horse Power: Transforming and Reflecting Civilization
Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies
Survey of Equine Training Techniques
Equine Diseases
Principles of Riding Instruction
Principles of Dressage Instruction
Principles of Jumping Instruction
Principles of Therapeutic Riding Instruction
Principles of Horse Trials Management
Supervised Teaching Experience 1
Reproductive Management and Artificial Insemination
Equine Sports Medicine
Investigations 1
Investigations 1
Honors Senior Thesis 1
Total Credits20

 Subject to approval. Must be equine-related.