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.
- Facility Operator, Farm/Ranch Manager
- Specialized Insurance Agent
- County Agriculture Agent
- Equine Journalist, Writer or Publisher
- Administrator of Sport Disciplines and Breed Organizations
- Racetrack Industry Participant
- Bloodstock Agent
- College Instructor
- Breeding Manager
- International Horse Tour Guide
- Competition Facility Manager
- Youth Director
- Equine Therapy Counselor, Assistant, Coordinator
- Program Coordinator
- Horse Show Event Manager
- Advertising Sales Manager
- Equestrian Artist, Photographer
- Equine Industry Marketer
- Equestrian Clinician
- Distributor of Horses and Horse-Related Products
|Student Learning Outcomes||University Learning Goals (KMERI*)|
|1a. Students will construct a concept/knowledge map at the beginning of the semester
and again after the experiential event management segment.
|Knowledgeable, Multi-literate, Engaged, Inquisitive|
|2a. Students will identify, discuss, and form coherent arguments on current ethical
issues affecting the horse in society.
|Engaged, Responsible, Inquisitive|
|2b. Students will develop internships and service learning projects which enhance
participation with and appreciation for the many facets of the equine industry.
|3a. Students will construct a business plan and develop a marketing strategy which
they will present to business leaders in the equine industry.
|Multi-literate, Engaged, Inquisitive|
|3b. Students will develop a working knowledge of equine law through debate, case
study, and practical application.
*NOTE: KMERI refers to Otterbein's learning goals. It stands for Knowledgeable, Multi-literate, Engaged, Responsible, and Inquisitive. To learn more about KMERI, visit our University Learning Goals page.