BRAND YOURSELF IN OUR EQUINE BUSINESS MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

Focus on the business and management aspects of the horse industry and affiliated agriculture industries. Our major provides a broad-based management education which appeals to employers. Graduates of the equine business management program understand and are able to manage the daily nutrition, health, and exercise/training needs of the horses in their care. The knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in equine or equine-related careers is what you’ll find here. Top it off with the business and management experience necessary to operate an equine or related business. The program focuses on the business and management aspects of the horse industry and affiliated agriculture industries, thus providing a broad-based management education which appeals to employers.

Equine Business Management is a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree.

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Program Features

  • OPPORTUNITIES WITH INDUSTRY INTERNSHIPS
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    Student leading a horse to take it's weight
  • EARN A UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA DEGREE
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    Students watching a horse run in a corral
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    Student judging another student and her horse
  • EQUINE FACILITY RIGHT ON CAMPUS
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  • INDUSTRY DRIVEN CURRICULUM

REAL. HANDS-ON. READY.

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CAREERS IN EQUINE BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

  • Equine pharmaceutical rep
  • Equine feed management/sales
  • Racing industry operations
  • Breed association operations
  • Barn manager
  • Race track/ facilities management
  • Equine advertising & marketing
  • Horse show/event marketing & management
  • Ag industries management
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On-Campus Equine Business Management

at a glance...

Not JUST a business degree – get all the traditional business education for the office but added hands on curriculum in the barn. 

Tailor your Equine Business degree to your goals of working within the $122 billion dollar Equine Industry.

Horsemans Association, Ag Business Club, IHSA Western & NCEA Jumping Seat, NACTA... Join one or all, get involved!

State of the art facility, almost 50,000 sq ft, 45 stalls, indoor round pen, 100 x 160 indoor arena, breeding lab, classrooms, all under one roof.

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REAL. HANDS-ON. READY.

At the U of M Crookston, you won’t spend all your time behind a desk. Our curriculum is designed around experiential learning, which means we want you to have as much hands-on learning as possible. Depending on your major, you’ll find opportunities to be in the field, the lab, the classroom, or engaging in simulated scenarios that give you a competitive edge when you enter the workforce or head to grad school. You’ll learn the concepts and then actively apply them through projects, field trips, site visits, internships, and interactions with professionals in the field.

YOUR FUTURE PROFESSORS

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Amber Edblom
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