Equine Studies

Find Your Program

Step 1 of 2

Step 2 of 2

*Required Field Step 1 of 2
Are you, your spouse or parent (if you are 24 or younger) associated with the U.S. Military? Yes  No 
Step 2 of 2 « Go Back

Equine Studies

Turn your passion for horses — and love for animals, in general — into a career with an education in equines studies. Our equine degree program will lead you in an exploration of every aspect of the equine industry, from nutrition, anatomy and physiology to the practical management practices for keeping a safe barn or stable. Our Certificate in Equine Veterinary Assistant program will train you in the skills and techniques you need to support large-animal veterinarians with the treatment and healing of horses.

Explore A Degree Level

Online On Campus

Program Objective:

To provide the practical skills and foundational knowledge students need to pursue — or advance — their careers in the equestrian industry through online coursework.

Program Description:

At Post University, our online program in equine studies is designed to help you turn your passion for horses into a fulfilling career. Coursework builds on your basic skills in horse handling to give practical skills to help you advance your career as well as a deeper understanding of:

  • Advanced horsemanship
  • Equine biology, nutrition and care
  • Stable and ranch management techniques
  • Business management tools for the equine industry
  • Equine law
  • Historical and current issues in the industry

This program includes four concentrations:

  • Equine Business Managment (Campus and Online)
  • Equestrian Coaching (Campus)
  • Equine Wellness (Campus)
  • Interdisciplinary (Campus and Online)

Program Outcomes:

Upon graduation, you will receive a Bachelor of Science in Equine Studies, preparing you with the skills you need for a successful equestrian career, from stable managers to horse show organizers to professional grooms.

At Post University, we are committed to making students’ education a personal experience. We keep our class sizes small to encourage in-depth discussions and collaborative problem solving. As soon as you enroll, you’ll be matched with an academic advisor who will be there to discuss your college-to-career path.

Fill out the form today to learn more about our online and on-campus learning flexibility. Our admissions counselors will be glad to answer any additional questions you might have.

On Campus

Program Objective: 

To prepare you for a career helping large-animal veterinary practices with the treatment and care of horses.

Program Description: 

Develop skills in all phases that may be required of an equine veterinary assistant to treat large animals, including:

  • Front-office and clerical procedures
  • Pharmacy and inventory management
  • Surgical prep and assistance
  • Nursing care
  • And more

Program Outcomes: 

Upon graduation, in addition to receiving your certificate, you will have an opportunity to earn hands-on experience through a semester-long internship with equine veterinary practices.

The Equine Veterinary Assistant Certificate is not designed to fulfill the educational requirements for any professional credential, such as a state veterinary technician license. Professional credentials vary by state and include requirements outside of education, which may include exams, background checks, work experience, and more. Learn about veterinary certification requirements through the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America: https://www.navta.net/.

At Post University, we are committed to making students’ education a personal experience. We keep our class sizes small to encourage in-depth discussions and collaborative problem solving. As soon as you enroll, you’ll be matched with an academic advisor who will be there to discuss your college-to-career path.

Contact us today to learn more about how our personal, hands-on approach to an education can help you achieve your goals.

The Post Eagle Program.

Personalized Military Support

Online Classes Start

October
24
Term 3 Begins
January
9
Term 4 Begins

See What Our Graduates Are Saying

Post Makes It Personal®

Post university

Online Pioneer

A pioneer in online education, Post brings 130 years of campus success with flexible education for the online learner.

Post University

Accelerated Courses

Accelerated courses that allow you to earn your Bachelor’s degree in just over 3 years or your Master’s degree in 14 to 24 months.

Post University

Online & On Campus Programs

With 30+ undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs, find the degree to fit your goals.

Post University

Student Support

Student-focused support services including academic advising and tutoring, financial aid experts, career services, and more.

Post University

Personalized Education

Career-focused degree programs with customizable concentrations to tailor your education to your goals.

Post University

Military Friendly

Award-winning support programs for our military and their families.

Request More Info

Learn more about our Student-Focused Career-Driven®, fast and flexible degree opportunities today. Fill out the form on this page, and one of our admissions representatives will reach out to you!

Get Started! >