Programs of Study in Equine Science

Equine Business, Assisted Activities & Therapies Minors

Equine (Minors)


Programs - August 30, 2018
Equine Minors Otterbein offers both a minor in Equine Business and Equine Assisted Activities & Therapies. Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies Minor This program is designed for students who have an interest in using horses to benefit individuals with disabilities or mental health issues. When paired with a major in Equine Business Management, Psychology, or offerings from the Education or Health and Sports Science departments, this minor will help to prepare students for careers in the equine-assisted activities and therapies field.…

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B.A. in Equine Business Management

Equine Business Management


Programs - June 27, 2018
B.A. in Equine Business Management Otterbein’s equine business management major offers an intensive horse-centered curriculum that is balanced by strong business preparation.  Expand your thinking when it comes to the equine industry.  Let Otterbein help you explore how your passion for horses can guide you to an interesting and competitive career.  This course of study prepares you for careers in the business and facility management aspects of the 112 billion dollar equine industry. Bachelor of Arts in Equine Business Management Curriculum…

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B.S. in Equine Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Equine Pre-Veterinary/Pre-Graduate Studies


Programs - June 27, 2018
B.S. in Equine Pre-Veterinary/Pre-Graduate Studies This major provides a unique opportunity for all pre-veterinary medicine students, including those interested in other species, to work with horses at our Austin E. Knowlton Center for Equine Science, producing horse-experienced veterinary students. In addition to fulfilling the specific requirements for entry into a graduate or veterinary program, students study the horse in depth, one body system at a time, learning about the normal anatomy and physiology, diseases and disorders, current diagnostic modalities, treatments,…

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Equine Veterinary Technology


Programs - June 27, 2018
B.S. in Equine Veterinary Technology This program offers a career as a Registered Veterinary Technician with an emphasis on horses. This major is derived from an articulation agreement between Columbus State Community College’s Veterinary Technology Program, fully accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association, and Otterbein’s Department of Equine Science. Students pay tuition to Columbus State when taking courses there, and to Otterbein when courses are taken here. Ohio residency status will affect the Columbus State tuition. Students complete clinical…

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