Equine Program

Student uses stethascope on UConn Morgan horseDr. Jenifer Nadeau lectures students on horse body condition

The University of Connecticut offers a four-year Animal Science degree with an Equine Science area of interest. The program is flexible, offering both a broad liberal education, involving a choice of several electives, combined with the option of individual development. A two-year program is available through the Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture in which courses cover the more practical aspects of Animal Science.

Both programs present the opportunity for extensive hands-on experience with horses.
 

Equine Area of Interest- Recommended Course Listing

Minor in Animal Science

Minor in Equine Business Management

Minor in Therapeutic Horsemanship Education

Career Opportunities for Equine Graduates

 
Students in Breeding Farm Managment class observe an ultrasoundstudents in Equine Science class participate in floating teeth on a horse\
Students in Breeding Farm Managment class observe an ultrasound (left) and students in Equine Science class participate in floating teeth (right)


Faculty Advisors in Equine Science

Dr. Jenifer Nadeau (view bio)

Dr. Jenifer Nadeau leads horse in from field

Dr. Sarah Reed (view bio)
Dr. Sarah Reed with UC Domination

Equine Programs and Events


Peter Whitmore instructs a rider over an obstaclePeople standing with UConn Morgan Horse

Scenes from Connecticut Horse Symposium 2019 (Photos courtesy of UConn Daily Campus)

 

Equine Teams and Clubs



Dressage rider on UConn Morgan horseWestern team rider on horse watching another rider on pattern


Donation Programs

 Donate today to the UConn Morgan Breeding Program!

 Donate your horse to the UConn Equine Program!

UC Courage Under Fire with her 2016 filly UC Lady Patriot
UC Courage Under Fire with her 2016 filly UC Lady Patriot
 

Equine Extension Information

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Department of Animal Science
Unit 4040
17 Manter Road
Storrs, CT 06269-4040

*Fall 2020 Hours and Contact*
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Email: AnimalScience@UConn.edu