Equine Studies Minor

Discover the care and use of horses

Student putting saddle on a horse.

Boost your skills and insight with horses (equines). Explore how to care for, manage and train horses.

This minor offers courses in horse health and behavior.

Gain hands-on experience

In this minor, you'll actively work with horses at Darr Agricultural Center.

  • Evaluate horses for riding abilities.
  • Learn how to ride both hunt seat and western.
  • Engage in herd health and management.
  • Increase your knowledge and skills in riding instruction.
  • Gain valuable experience needed to work with horses.

You can also compete on MSU's horse competition teams.

Choose your minor

Contact the Academic Advising and Transfer Center to declare a minor in equine studies.

Equine Studies

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
  1. AGS 101(3), 102(1), 161(3), 191(2), 311(3), 461(3).
  2. Six additional hours in Equine Studies in consultation with advisor.