Equine Studies

 

Associate of Science Degree,
Associate of Applied Science Degree,
Credentials and Certificates

Central Wyoming College offers a variety of Equine Studies programs, ranging from an Associate of Applied Science degree in Horse Management to an Associate of Science Degree in Horse Science. There are also credentials offered in Equine Training Technology, Horse Management, Farrier Science and Teaching Riding.

The average length of each program:
credential - 29 credit hours
certificate - 38 credit hours
AAS degree - 64 credit hours
 
For animal trainers, the median wage is about $13 per hour. Projected growth for the next 8 years is 20 percent or higher and is anticipated to be much faster growth than average.

 

HORSE SCIENCE
 This transfer program is intended for those who wish to pursue equine studies at a four-year institution. Areas covered include scientific approaches to horse production, horsemanship, training, exhibition, and care. Students boarding a horse at the CWC Equine Facility are required to take one of the following Equine Facility Management classes: EQST 1605, 2610 or 2620.

 
HORSE MANAGEMENT
 This curriculum covers the skills necessary for management and operation of horse production, training, boarding, and sales facilities, including equine and business aspects. Students boarding a horse at the CWC Equine Facility are required to take one of the following Equine Facility Management classes: EQST 1605, 2610 or 2620.
Associate of Applied Science Degree. There is also a certificate available for Horse Management. Gainful Employment


EQUINE TRAINING TECHNOLOGY 
 Equine Training Technology is a Credential designed to provide the student with beginning skills and techniques necessary for employment in the western horse training field of the equine industry.

FARRIER SCIENCE
 See the program sheet, which you can download at right, for the full curriculum. 

TEACHING RIDING
 The Teaching Riding Credential will provide students with the knowledge of safe and effective skills necessary to become a riding instructor for individual and group riding programs in the extremely competitive equine industry.

 

 

 

 

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Administrative Wing AW160
307-855-2119
800-865-0193

Email: Admissions

 

 
 
 

 

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