Equine Science Major

Are you more comfortable in a saddle than a study chair? Welcome to the most-comprehensive Equine Science major in the country.

At a glance

As an Equine Science major, you’ll have the opportunity to develop a deep understanding of horses in the business, recreational, and production aspects of the horse industry. Currently, CSU has the most-comprehensive equine program in the United States, with major efforts in research, teaching, and public service. Throughout your time here, you’ll take foundational courses in equine reproduction, genetics, and nutrition and disease management, as well as 20+ hands-on courses that cover all aspects of the industry.  

Degree typeBachelor of Science
FormatOn campus
Part ofCollege of Agricultural Sciences
Competitive major?No
Accelerated option?No
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Some Career Options

Equine Science majors leave CSU with a wide range of job prospects in the animal, animal medicine, and recreation industries. You can expect to work in fields that range from ranching to tourism to sales, as well as areas in research and medicine. You’ll have opportunities to focus your interests within Equine Science to help discover the ideal career field for you.

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Tour and info session options

Tours may be available as part of Admissions tours and info sessions, offered throughout the year.

For additional opportunities, please reach out to:

College of Agricultural Sciences Recruitment at CAS_recruiting@mail.colostate.edu

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