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Equine Studies

Turn a passion for horses into a career with an education in equine studies.

The equine degree program will allow you to explore every aspect of the equine industry. These programs will have you in the field and in the classroom so that you are prepared for both the practical and business aspects of working within the equine industry.  The certificate includes 150 hours of workplace experience to further ensure the practical aspect of working with horses. The hands-on course work takes place at a Monroe, Wis. stable where you will get hands-on experience with horses.

Courses such as Horse Handling, Equine Health Care, and Horse Shoeing are held solely at a stable for direct equine environment exposure. The academic courses include basic computer and business communication skills for day-to-day work.

To learn more about this rewarding career, schedule a visit today!

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Highland Campus

2998 W. Pearl City Rd. Freeport, IL 61032


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