Equestrian/Animal Science Farms​​​​​

​Animal Science Center

​​Animal Science Center

This 152-acre farm, developed by and purchased from renowned horseman Dale Wilkinson, houses both the western equestrian studies program and pre-veterinary medicine program.

The western program has earned five Intercollegiate Horse Show Association national championships in the past decade as well as numerous individual honors.

The animal science/pre-veterinary program is highly respected for its hands-on approach beginning with the freshman year, and its graduates have been accepted to all 28 veterinary schools in the United States and several internationally.​

The Dr. C. Richard Beckett Animal Science Building is a 31,000-square-foot facility with two 5-seat classrooms, a laboratory, a pharmacy, instructional demonstration areas, holding pens and other animal servicing areas.​


Tour our animal science center with Mandy Gladczak


Western Equestrian Riding Facilities

Tour our western equestrian facility with Makena Lawrence

Click here to learn more about the Equestrian Studies Program - Western Riding emphasis.

English Equestrian Riding Facilities

James L. Child Jr. Equestrian Complex

​​English Equestrian Studies

This 32-acre farm, named after the late University trustee James L. Child Jr., houses the Equestrian Studies Program - English riding emphasis, which has won an Intercollegiate Horse Show Association national title, several reserve titles and numerous individual honors. It also includes University Equine Veterinary Services Inc. and borders an adjacent, 30-acre nature preserve.​

Tour our James L. Child Jr. Equestrian Complex with Brittany Veninger