About the Equine Emphasis

This degree emphasis prepares you to work in the management, production, and business segments of the equine industry through classes focused specifically on horses, such as horsemanship, equine nutrition, and equine reproduction. You will gain hands-on experience with Arabian horses at the UArizona Al-Marah Equine Center.

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Equine Emphasis Courses

You’ll work with your adviser to create a course plan that includes required core and elective classes. Equine core course options include:

  • Introduction to Animal Racing Industry
  • Introductory Horse Science
  • Introduction to Horsemanship
  • Equine Reproductive Physiology and Management
  • Race Track Marketing and Media Relations
  • Form and Function of the Equine Athlete
  • Equine Nutrition and Management
  • Management of the Racing Animal
  • Human Resources Management
  • Business Law
  • Equine Enterprises
  • Weanling Management
  • Yearling Management
  • Horse Marketing
  • Financial Accounting

Courses required to complete a bachelor of animal sciences with an equine emphasis at the University of Arizona are subject to change, so remember to meet with your adviser regularly to review your course plan.

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