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Equine Science and Management

College Credits

In this program you can earn college credit!

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Campus/Instructors

Diamond Oaks:  Chris Deffinger  deffingc@greatoaks.com
Laurel Oaks: Desaree Runk runkd@greatoaks.com

Career Pathways

Assistant trainer
Riding instructor
Trainer
Farm manager

Learn more about one of the many career options in this field!

Available Certifications

ECSI (Emergency Care & Safety Institute) CPR/First Aid
Hazardous Occupations Safety Training in Agriculture (HOSTA)
OSHA 10-hour card–Agriculture

Questions?

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Related Information

Learn more about this and other careers

Sure, everyone likes horses—but if you want to do more, this program may be for you.  That is, if you want to ride,Button for high school application break, train, care for, and work with horses while learning the horse business, come to the Equine Science and Management program.

Learn to: 

  • Develop riding techniques.
  • Practice techniques for training pleasure and performance horses.
  • Provide proper stable management and nutritional needs of horses.
  • Prevent and control common diseases and parasites.
  • Learn proper use and maintenance of tack, tools, and equipment.
  • Understand and apply basic management principles as they apply to the efficient operation of various horse businesses.

(Note: This is a high school program. For options for adults, click here.)

Great Oaks Equine and Science Management 2015