LCCC Catalog 2020-2021 
    Dec 03, 2023  
LCCC Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Equine Training Management Credit Diploma

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The Equine Training credit diploma prepares students for work in the field of equine training and management. Students will gain an overall understanding of equine anatomy, physiology, nutritional needs, and proper evaluation of a horse. Invaluable horsemanship skills in a variety of disciplines, including starting a colt under saddle are learned. Students will gain knowledge and skills necessary to prepare them for their internship in their chosen field which will ultimately prepare them for work in the equine industry. Admission to LCCC does not ensure admission to the equine training CD program; a supplemental program application and horseback riding proficiency tryout is required.

Contact Information

Contact information is available on the Equine programs website.


Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Identify the appropriate academic and technical skills required for problems faced in the equine training industry.
  2. Demonstrate the appropriate training techniques to control, correct, or modify equine behavior.
  3. Associate equine symptomatic presentations with potential equine disease processes by applying equine physiological principles.

Map your individual academic plan of courses with your College Advisor.

If students choose to transition to another program within the Ag & Equine pathway, they should be particularly aware of the choice points that indicate when a decision to branch off into another program must be made to ensure credits and time are not lost.

Coursework common to all degrees within this pathway is indicated by CAC, Common Academic Coursework, in the program map. 

First Semester

Second Semester


  • Completion of the Equine Training Credit Diploma

Semester Total: 12 Credits

Program Credit Hour Total: 29 Credits

Program Information

The information below is intended to be a guide, and does not guarantee regional job placement, job availability, or a specific wage after completion of the program.

Students who choose to complete the Equine Training Credit Diploma will be qualified for entry level jobs in the equine industry. Possible job opportunities may include horse trainer, barn manager, riding instructor, and equine industry correspondent.

Additional information on careers in Equine Training is available through Career Coach.

Transfer Information

Transfer Information This certificate is not designed to transfer to other institutions; however it is intended to allow student to continue seamlessly into the Equine Training Management Associate of Applied Science program at LCCC. This degree will allow student to continue their education with an emphasis in equine while offering increased employment opportunities and opening the door to pursue Bachelors of Applied Science in Management through Laramie County Community College.

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