Equine Science Undergraduate Program

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Manage, train and care for horses

Center your career around horses (equines).

Gain knowledge in equine nutrition, reproduction, management and training.

Your classes and competitions will prepare you for working in the equine industry.

Why major in equine science at Missouri State?

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Raise your knowledge of horses

From science to business, you’ll have in-depth knowledge of horses (equines). Your classes cover nutrition, health care, training and management.

Student handling horse in stable.

Go beyond the traditional classroom

Manage and train horses at MSU's outstanding facilities. You’ll have access to over 60,000 square feet of learning space: arenas, stalls, tack rooms and more.

Test your skills on a competition team

Student measuring lab samples during a class.

Expand your agriculture base

You won’t only learn about horses. Your classes also give you insight on livestock, plants, general agriculture and ag business.

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Have versatility for your career

Fill key positions in the agriculture or equine industries. Your all-around knowledge helps you meet a growing need for skilled employees.

Equine student doing equine therapy session with child.
Careers and outcomes
Enjoy a unique and rewarding career in the equine industry.