Equine Business Administration

Students who are interested in blending equine studies with other disciplines may find that a Major in Equine Business Management is the perfect combination. 

  • Participating in hands-on experience in every equine and business class
  • Writing your own business plans and demographic analyses
  • Designing your own ad campaigns
  • Making your own oral presentations
  • Participating in event management activities

 

"I was Valedictorian of my high school. I got into Duke, Carolina, Virginia Tech, etc... What drew me in was the Equestrian Program, a specialized degree, and the culture of the campus community. I cherish my time at St. Andrews." ~ Matthew Lawson '05

 

Horse show rider with her horse Western Back Number

 

Exciting real-world opportunities, such as internships, allow you to get a feel for professions dealing with horses. St. Andrews riders have interned with:

  • Equestrian programs at other colleges and universities
  • Equine massage therapists
  • Equine publications
  • Laboratories and health departments
  • Professional trainers at nationally recognized Therapeutic Horsemanship centers
  • Tack shops
  • Thoroughbred breeding and training farms
  • Veterinarian offices
  • Zoos

 

Western Rider with saddleCharles Owen helmet and Hair Bun

 

Careers of Recent Graduates 

  • Teaching and training in private, preparatory schools or college-riding programs
  • Managing tack shops
  • Working for national equine pharmaceutical companies
  • Attending graduate school in veterinary medicine, physical therapy, or law
  • Managing show and boarding barns

 

Visit our Equine Studies page for additional careers and information.

Click Here for the Equine Business Administration Curriculum.

 

 Girl pulling horses mane

St. Andrews offers workshops  and clinics throughout the year allowing students to expand their learning horizons. Many of these clinics and workshops are free for students to audit. Participating in riding clinics usually requires an additional fee. 

We are a Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl. formerly NARHA) Premier Accredited Facility and host registered workshops and instructor certification.

For more information on the equestrian teams, the equestrian staff, and horse show schedules visit sauequestrian.com