Equine Studies Minor

Add the equine studies minor to your degree at Bridgewater College. Combine it with a business administration or biology major or add depth to a pre-veterinary science course of study.

You’ll gain hands-on practice with a variety of horses at the BC stables, located on the eastern edge of the campus, and the Bridgewater College Equestrian Center, located several miles southeast of campus and the home stable for the Bridgewater College Equestrian Program.

Curriculum and Courses

A student pursuing the equine studies minor is required to take many classes to fulfill the minor off-site at the Bridgewater College Equestrian Center (BCEC). It is the responsibility of the student to secure transportation to the BCEC.

Consists of 21 credit hours. The following courses are required:

BUS-210 Equine Farm and Stable Management
EQU-110 Introduction to Equine Science
EQU-211 Equine Development and Behavior
EQU-329 Practicum

Three additional courses chosen from:
BUS-358 Equine Business Management
EQU-220 Theories of Riding
EQU-306 Equine Lameness and Disease
EQU-331 Conformation: Form and Function
EQU-364 Judging and Course Design
EQU-401 Training and Schooling