Equine Science

       The Horse Forum > Horse Resources > Horse Jobs

Equine Science

This is a discussion on Equine Science within the Horse Jobs forums, part of the Horse Resources category

Like Tree2Likes

LinkBack Thread Tools
    03-04-2013, 05:10 PM
Equine Science

Do you think the equine science degree is worth its time? The program seems very helpful to expand your knowledge on horses, but are there any jobs out there that would need this or that this would help with? Anything that would make you a decent amount of money?
Sponsored Links
    03-06-2013, 12:19 AM
Experience of some kind with horses plus college courses, an associates, or bachelors of some type (business courses are common) seem to get one further, in my experience, that do equine science/management/nutrition degrees.
    03-08-2013, 05:55 AM
Hi I am an Animal Biologist and I attended an Equine Nutrition course last month. I have a little barn with my horses and I was thinking to attend a Master in Equine Science to improve my knowledge ..
Did anybody attend this kind of courses? Or what you think about it?
    03-08-2013, 06:47 AM
As far as I know Equine Science is a must for equine vets. Can't think of much else that needs it. There aren't many horse jobs in which a degree would give you a better standing over someone with hands on experience besides that.
Skyseternalangel likes this.
    03-08-2013, 06:55 AM
I talked with two University that offer this kind of Master and it can be attended by student with scientific postgraduates (Biology, Vet, Zoology...)
I like a lot horse Behaviour and Nutrition so I was thinking it can be an useful title to work as horse behaviour or nutrition Consultant.
    03-08-2013, 12:56 PM
I was interested in attending a university that offers this degree, mostly so I have more knowledge of horses
Posted via Mobile Device
    03-08-2013, 01:15 PM
Olds College, Alberta has the Equine Science course. I think it's a 2 or 3 year degree. I think it is very essential to have if you are looking to be a Vet, Riding Coach, Breeding Program, Trainer, etc!
    03-08-2013, 02:38 PM
I would go to the university of Minnesota crookston if I were to take the course
Posted via Mobile Device
    03-08-2013, 02:48 PM
U of M Crookston? Their barn is beautiful. NDSU's cheaper though.

In all honesty, I am an Equine Science major just for the sake of getting a degree. I switched my major after two years because I realized I hated it and was pretty disinterested in college, but I figured it would hold my attention long enough to graduate so I could at least get a piece of paper saying I did it.
    03-08-2013, 03:40 PM
I obtained my bachelor degree in Animal Science and chose to minor in both Equine Science and Agricultural Business. I am presently employed by a local feed company as their equine representative (ie: answering horse related nutritional and care questions, recommending feed products, marketing and sales, etc.) and I would say that having a degree was a useful resume booster. Granted, practical experience and knowledge is always important.

I enjoyed getting an Equine Science degree because it exposed me to many different sectors of the equine industry: training, breeding, nutrition, etc. I would highly recommend it in some form, but also keep in mind that you may want to broaden your degree to allow for different occupations and opportunities.

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What do you know about Univeersity of Kentucky/ the Equine Science degree? EllyMaysLady Horse Talk 0 11-18-2012 03:59 PM
University of Kentucky/ Equine Science? EllyMaysLady Equine Careers and Education 0 11-18-2012 02:58 PM
who here has studied or is studieing equine science in australia nyx Horse Talk 4 07-16-2012 02:02 AM
Livejournal community member says I shouldn't go to college to study Equine Science Lymie Horse Talk 17 05-11-2009 03:56 AM
Equine Science SonnyWimps Horse Talk 8 05-10-2008 02:56 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:50 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0