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Equine Business Management (Riding), B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Providence, RI, United States
Do you love working with and riding horses? If you desire a career in teaching, training and/or farm management, the Equine Business Management (Riding) program of Johnson & Wales University combines specialized academic equine courses, riding instruction and active learning equine experience with business and general studies courses.
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In the Equine Business Management (Riding) program of Johnson & Wales University you’ll participate in riding lessons in dressage, hunt seat or combined training that suits your interest and abilities. Each course is individually tailored to your competencies so that you’ll achieve maximum advancement.

Specialized science-based equine classes develop your understanding of the function of the horse, with study in

  • anatomy and physiology
  • diseases and nutrition
  • reproduction and genetics

Additional classes strengthen your ability to evaluate horses for sport, develop a farm management plan, manage an equine facility or organize horse shows.

Plus you’ll have the opportunity to participate in a variety of extracurricular equine activities, including seminars and clinics with nationally recognized speakers from the equine industry, and annual field trips to Equine Affaire and regional breeding farms.

You can also participate in equine sports through two distinct competitive teams: Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) and Intercollegiate Dressage Association (IDA).

Career Possibilities

Some professions may require additional study, background checks, certifications, licenses, exams and/or experience as required qualifications for employment. Students are responsible for verifying that they can meet the employment requirements of potential employers.

  • Course Designer
  • Equine Marketer
  • Professional Rider
  • Equine Breeder
  • Equine Tournament Director
  • Stable Manager
  • Equine Business Owner
  • Farm Ranch Owner
  • Trainer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Early admission: November 1
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    183 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Equine Physiology and Sports Therapy
  • Equine Diseases
  • Equine Nutrition
  • Equine Reproduction and Genetics
  • Dressage (various levels)
  • Hunter Seat Equitation (various levels)

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

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    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Proof of English proficiency if applicable
  • Completed and signed International Student Financial Declaration Form for undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Certified bank statement or government sponsorship letter verifying financial support for one academic year
  • Copy of biographical section of your valid passport
  • Submit Admissions Forms
  • Non-U.S. students transferring to JWU from another U.S. post-secondary institution must submit a Transfer Verification Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34376 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34376 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    34376 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34376 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Providence

  • 1030 - 1900 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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