Equine Science and Management

College Credits

In this program you can earn college credit!

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Diamond Oaks:  Chris Deffinger  deffingc@greatoaks.com
Laurel Oaks:  Lindsay Scott scottl@greatoaks.com

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Career Pathways

Assistant trainer
Riding instructor
Farm manager

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

Available Certifications
Forklift Operations
Elanco Fundamentals of Animal Science Certification
OSHA 10-hour for Agriculture
CPR/First Aid


Currently offered; subject to change


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Related Information

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Courses and credentials available in this program

Equine ScienceLove horses?  Want to spend your day caring for, learning about, and being around horses?  Considering a career in the business?  Equine Science and Management is for you.

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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.)

Essential skills and knowledge you’ll need to be successful in this program


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Barn at Diamond Oaks

The barn at Diamond Oaks