Equine Industry Management

Equine Industry Management AAS - Agricultural Production Systems

As an Equine Industry Management major you will be prepared for working within the equine industry. You will learn about reproduction, nutrition, disease prevention and treatment, feeding, training and riding horses. Our facilities include a climate controlled indoor riding arena with stadium seating, campus owned horses and equine stocks.

Careers

  • Horse Farm Trainer/Manager
  • Artificial Insemination Technician
  • Horse Boarding Facility Manager
  • Blood Stock Agent
  • Horse Breeding Farm Manager
  • Riding Instructor
  • Equine Feed Sales Representative
  • and Many More!

Courses Offered

Associate of Applied Science Core (18-19 credits)

    Agricultural Production Systems Core (19 credits)

    • ABM 2903 Entrepreneurship or AGR APS Capstone (3 credits)
    • ABM 2963 Farm Records or ACT 1103 Accounting I (3 credits)
    • AGR 2906 Internship (6 credits)
    • ASI 2854 Farm and Ranch Management (4 credits)
    • ECN 1203 Microeconomics (3 credits)

    Equine Industry Core (28 credits)

    • ASI 1011 Introduction to Animal Science (1 credit)
    • ASI 1253 Nutrition (3 credits)
    • ASI 1263 Basic Equitation (3 credits)
    • ASI 1303 Animal Management (3 credits)
    • ASI 1432 Equine Care (2 credits)
    • ASI 1442 Equine Practicum I (2 credits)
    • ASI 1501 Equine Safety (1 credit)
    • ASI 2203 Feeds & Feeding (3 credits)
    • ASI 2262 Equine Nutrition (2 credits)
    • ASI 2433 Equine Industry Management I (3 credits)
    • ASI 2442 Equine Practicum II (2 credits)
    • ASI 2443 Equine Industry Management II (3 credits)

    Equine Industry Specialization Focus (Select 7 credit hours)

    • ASI 2313 Ration Formulation (3 credits)
    • ASI 2362 Advanced Equitation (2 credits)
    • ASI 2363 Intermediate Training (3 credits)
    • ASI 2463 Advanced Performance Training (3 credits)
    • ASI 2384 Large Animal Diseases & Pharmacology or ASI 2412 Equine Marketing Techniques (4 credits)
    • ASI 2412 Colt Starting (2 credits)
    • ASI 2604 Livestock Anatomy and Physiology or ASI 2612 Equine Reproduction (4 credits)
    • MGT 2103 Management Concepts (3 credits)
    • MKT 2103 Retail Marketing (3 credits)
    • VTE 2733 Large Animal Diseases (3 credits)
    • VTS 1404 Anatomy and Physiology (4 credits)

    Total Credit Hours for Degree (76 credit hours)

      Associated Clubs and Teams

      • Ranch Horse Team
      • Rodeo Team
      • Women in AG
      • Livestock Judging Team
      • Collegiate 4-h/FFA

      Featured Student

      Bailey Hinrichs Animal Science Major
      "I chose NCTA because I really like the small town atmosphere and the hands on experience. NCTA has multiple options to assist in furthering your knowledge in the field of agriculture."