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Equine Studies Minor

Practical Applications for an Education in Horses

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This minor is offered On Campus and Online. 

Since you were young, you’ve loved working with horses, both on the ground and in the saddle. Continue to help them and develop knowledge and skills that can’t be easily learned in the barn with an Equine Studies Minor from Post University. Coursework can help prepare you for a career in the equine industry by exploring the details of how it works. 

This minor is a great option for students majoring in the social sciences, science or business. Many excellent equine operations around the U.S. are owned or managed by our graduates. 

Program Highlights 

The Equine Studies Minor provides a foundational examination of a range of topics centered on an understanding of equines and their many roles in human lives. You may select topics for advanced study in any of the broad range of subject areas offered within the equine program. For a total of 15 credit hours, you’ll customize your curriculum path in your Equine Studies Minor to match your aspirations. You’ll have the option to explore the equine industry, equine care, facility design, barn management operations, and more.  

Combined with career-building majors in areas like biology, psychology, communication, business and more, we equip our equine minor students with the strong academic foundation and the experience top employers look for in potential employees. 


What can I do with an Equine Studies Minor? 

Upon completion of this Equine Studies Minor, depending on your major, you’ll have honed skills and abilities for job opportunities involving horses—from the front office side with business management best practices to the hands-on side with psychological insights into horse-rider training. In total, your education is designed to give you the tools you need to pursue possible career paths in a number of horse-related industries and fields.  


Visit the University Catalog >> for Curriculum, Course Descriptions, and Program Outcomes.


At Post University, we go above and beyond to equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to be successful in the equine industry. We’re committed to helping you meet your professional goals, beginning the moment you enroll. Your academic advisory will help you determine potential paths to take with your Equine Studies Minor, based on your specific interests and professional ambitions. We are dedicated to answering your questions and helping you overcome challenges to ensure you’re making the most of your equine education. 

Enroll in the Equine Studies Minor program at Post University today, contact us to learn more. 

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