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Nina Smit, Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management, Equine Management. Iroquois Ridge High School, Oakville, ON.

Equine Management

Experience a hands-on approach to learning about the management of horses and equine-associated industries and businesses with the Equine Management major. Learn about the biology, physiology and behaviour of horses and gain competencies in horse handling and routine care. The economic and management components of the program will develop your understanding of business, ethics, environment and sustainability for a leadership role in the industry.

Your First Year in the Equine Management Major

  • Biology of Plants and Animals in Managed Ecosystems
  • Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Introduction to Equine Management
  • Introductory Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Animal Care and Welfare
  • Chemistry
  • Introductory Microeconomics
  • Financial Accounting

Curious about courses in your second, third or fourth year? Check out the Academic Calendar

Sample Careers

  • Breeding and foaling manager
  • Equine event/facility manager
  • Equine marketing, sales & promotion
  • Equine nutrition consultant
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1