July 17, 2024


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Bethany College Equine Studies

Bethany College Equine Studies

Located in Bethany, West Virginia, Bethany College offers students a Liberal Arts education and equine education through an interdisciplinary program.Through this program students are able to achieve their own personal objectives by integrating work from several different academic disciplines.

Through an interdisciplinary major, students are able to incorporate their equine interests with other majors including environmental science, environmental studies, international relations, political communications and psychology and education.Students are able to create their own majors, which incorporate work in several areas.They also receive a minor in Women’s Studies.

Through the Peace Point Equestrian Center students are able to explore courses and opportunities in:

Equine health and preventative medicine

Facility management, design and promotion

Stable management

Training and schooling

Starting the young horse

Show coordination and competition

Equine Reproduction

Equine Nutrition

Equine Genetics

Equine Sports Medicine and lameness

Equine anatomy and physiology

Equine husbandry

These courses are designed to give equine students hands on experience in a variety of areas within the equine industry.They incorporate labs as well as the business side of the equine business.

Bethany College also offers an equestrian team that allows students to compete against other teams from around the country.The college is also heavily involved with the Pony Club and offers scholarships to students.

For those of us with a passion for equine related education. Considering employment in an equine field may just be the type of satisfaction that we have been searching for.

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