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Equestrian Riding Programs

The professional skills learned in both our English and western disciplines enable students to transform their love of horses into rewarding careers. The horse industry in the United States contributes billions of dollars in direct economic impact to our economy and supports more than one million full-time jobs.

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 in the program

  • 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

Our graduates have demonstrated that they are qualified and capable of joining the ranks of top equine professionals nationally and internationally.

The ability to double major and/or minor in complementing areas also allows for more diverse internship and job options for our students.  Some 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. . .

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