The Equine Business Management specialization is designed for students interested in the organizational, management, and commercial aspects of the equine industry as well as students interested in advanced horse care, breeding, and stable management. The business and equine courses provide students with the skills necessary to pursue either a hands-on positions or professional positions that support the equine industry. The equine industry has many facets and graduates may pursue careers in accounting, sales, marketing, advertising, education, government, law, manufacturing and not-for-profits depending on the students’ interests and abilities.
Students in this major have completed internships and have found employment with the following:
Cornell Cooperative Extension
Farmer’s Feed Mill, Inc.
Green Mountain Horse Association
John Madden Sales
Leather Stocking Equine Clinic
New York Thoroughbred Breeders, Inc.
Out West Stallion Station/Performance Horses
Syracuse Invitational Sporthorse Tourn.
Therapeutic Riding Programs
Willowind Farms Veterinary Services