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Equestrian Riding Programs

Transform your love for horses into a rewarding career! The professional, hands-on skills learned in both our English riding program and western riding program enables you to graduate with unparalleled experience.


We are a top equestrian college! 

For more than 30-years, The University of Findlay has set the standard for excellence in equestrian programs by providing: 

  • Riding instruction five days per week beginning in the first year

  • Two outstanding equine facilities for English and western riding

  • More than 300 horses between both riding programs

  • One-to-one academic advising

  • Internships in the United States and abroad

  • International English riding opportunities

  • Associate of arts in western riding/training emphasis

  • Associate of arts in English riding/training emphasis

  • Bachelor of science in western riding/training emphasis

  • Bachelor of science in English riding/training emphasis

  • Bachelor of science in equine business management

Graduates of UF's equestrian riding programs have demonstrated that they are qualified and capable of joining the ranks of top equine professionals nationally and internationally.


Additionally, the ability to double major and/or minor in complementing areas allows for more diverse internship and job options for our students.  Examples could include, but are not limited to:

  • Equestrian Studies / International Business
  • Equestrian Studies / Accounting
  • Equestrian Studies / Journalism
  • Equestrian Studies / Marketing
  • Equestrian Studies / Computer Science
  • Equestrian Studies / Public Relations
  • Equestrian Studies / Spanish
Bekah Irish Reserve National Champion.jpg
Rebekah Irish, 2013 UF graduate, was Reserve Champion at the June 2013 NRHA Derby Collegiate Reining Competition.  Click here to read more. . .