Certificate in Equine Science and Management

The Certificate in Equine Science & Management will provide students with knowledge and skills in preparation for employment in the equine industry. Coursework applies topics covered in lecture format directly to hands-on care and management of horses by utilizing the Division of Animal Sciences’ Equine Teaching Facility herd. This includes basic equine handling as well as breeding, foaling, training, and sales. This certificate is available to all majors including non-degree seeking students.

Requirements

Completed courses must add up to a minimum of 15 credit hours.

Introd. Level Equine Component - Complete one of the following:3-4
Biology of Animal Production II
Biology of Animal Production II with Lab
Companion Animals
Required Courses:
AN_SCI 2045Equine Practicum1-2
AN_SCI 2195Equine Facility Management and Marketing3
AN_SCI 4977Horse Production3
Equine Behavior Component - Complete one of the following:2-3
Foal Training Practicum
Equine Behavior and Training **
Internship in Animal Science & Technology (Must include experiential learning in equine behavior and training.)
Equine Reproduction Component - Complete one of the following:2-5
Introduction To Foaling
Equine Breeding Management **
Internship in Animal Science & Technology (Must include experiential learning in equine foaling or breeding.)
Total Credits14-20

** Denotes Strongly Recommended Course for Components

Application for Certificate

Students interested in this certificate should complete the online CAFNR form located on the CAFNR website.

Contact

Marci J. Crosby
Program Coordinator
Animal Science
crosbym@missouri.edu

Hannah Twenter
Animal Science
twenterhm@missouri.edu

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