Certificate of Achievement in Equine Science
This certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in the field of Equine Science. Students completing this certificate will acquire sales and service, marketing, accounting, and computer applications in agriculture and as related to horse husbandry, equitation and animal health.
- Demonstrate industry-level competency in the area of nutrition, health, breeding and record keeping.
- Demonstrate proper horse control utilizing the three basic gaits. These gaits are to be performed to beginning-level industry standards.
- List and demonstrate proper and safe handling, tying, saddling, and mounting/dismounting a horse.
Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment in the following fields: equine barn manager, reproductive management, equine clinician, or retail sales in agriculture.
|REQUIRED CERTIFICATE COURSES|
|AG 110||Ag Leadership||3|
|ASCI 022||Horse Husbandry||3|
|ASCI 104||Animal Diseases & Sanitation||3|
|ASCI 123||Horse Production||3|
|ASCI 124||Equine Training||3|
|ASCI 130||Equine Evaluation||3|
|ASCI 140||Beginning Equitation||2.5|
|or ASCI 141||Intermediate Equitation|
|WEXP 193 F||Agriculture Wrk Exp-1st Sem||1|
The Certificate of Achievement requirements include completion of the certificate courses with a “C” or better grade in each course. Required and support courses may be substituted with the approval of the Agriculture Division Chair.