News Release

Equine Exploration Days

By Elizabeth Tollefson on
Monday, February 5, 2018

The University of Minnesota Crookston will host two free weekend events in March for college transfer and high school students who may be interested in earning a bachelor’s degree in equine science at the U of M Crookston. Equine Exploration Days are scheduled for college transfer students on Friday, March 2, and Saturday, March 3, and for high school juniors on Friday, March 23, and Saturday, March 24.

Attendees will explore the equine science industry and related career opportunities through hands-on labs and interactions with horses. They also will meet with faculty members teaching in the equine science major. Transfer students will learn about the transfer process.  Activities begin each weekend on Friday at 2 p.m. and continue through the afternoon on the following Saturday. Overnight stay on Friday night in campus residence halls is included at no cost, as is free admission to the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) equestrian competition on Saturday. Additionally, attendees will have the opportunity to meet with the head coach of the U of M Crookston Equestrian Team. Attendees’ only cost is their own transportation to and from the University of Minnesota Crookston.

Space is limited. Register online for the March 2-3 event for college transfer students at Register online for the March 23-24 event for high school juniors at

For more information, contact the U of M Crookston Office of Admissions at 218-281-8569 or toll-free 1-800-862-6466 ext. 8569.

The University of Minnesota Crookston now delivers 34 bachelor's degree programs, 23 minors, and 40 areas of emphasis on campus as well as 14 degree programs entirely online.  These degrees are offered in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of 1,800 undergraduates from more than 20 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.  "Small Campus. Big Degree."  To learn more, visit


Elizabeth Tollefson

University Relations