Equine Production and Management

Agriculture Degree/A.A.S.

This two-year career degree program enables the student to obtain practical knowledge and experience in the equine industry, including the study of business, equine care, and associated services. The curriculum concentrates on equine health, management, nutrition, reproduction, selection and training. Students gain much practical and hands on experience working with the college’s American Quarter Horse herd on the Potomac State College farms.

Career Opportunities: Students selecting this two-year degree program prepare for employment as farm or stable manager, breed associate representative, feed salesman, breeding manager, horse trainer, racing official, riding instructor, horse show management, nutrition technician and various other positions available in the equine industry.

Requirements for Graduation

In order to earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Agricultural Applied Sciences with a major in Equine Production and Management, a student must complete a minimum of 60 credit-hours of required and elective course work.

Note: AGRL 111 replaces WVUe 191 as a first-semester requirement.

Click here to view the recommended Two-Year Sequence Advisement Sheet pdf