Feb 25, 2024
The Equine Management Credit Diploma prepares students for work in the field of equine training and management. Students will learn equine anatomy, physiology, nutritional needs, and proper evaluation of a horse. Students will gain knowledge and skills necessary to prepare them for their internship in their chosen field which ultimately will prepare them for work in the equine industry.
Contact information is available on the Equine programs website.
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.
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Apply critical thinking using academic and technical skills to problems faced by the equine industry.
- Demonstrate effective communications addressing key topics in equine management.
- Implement strategies in coordination with equine industry partners to accomplish equine facility management goals.
- Implement successful health, nutrition, and management practices with horses in an equine facility.
- Apply workplace skills for the successful management of an equine facility.
Semester Total:16 Credits
- Completion of Equine Management, CD
Semester Total:12 Credits
Program Credit Hour Total: 28 Credits
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 Management Credit Diploma will be qualified for entry level jobs in the equine industry. Possible job opportunities may include barn manager, riding instructor, and equine industry correspondent.
Additional information on careers in Equine Management is available through Career Coach.
This credential is not designed to transfer to other institutions; however it is intended to allow student to continue seamlessly into the Agriculture & Equine 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 Applied Management through Laramie County Community College.