Equine Management Major

PE 130 (1) Horseback Riding I
Provide the basic principles of horseback riding as well as instruction in the care of the equipment and the animal. Fee. (Majors/Minors Only)

PE 131 (1) Horseback Riding II
Review the basic fundamentals from beginning horseback riding and to introduce new skills including riding at the trot and canter. Prerequisite: Beginning Horseback Riding. Fee. (Majors/Minors Only)

EQM 200 (3) Horsemanship Ministry
Training of dedicated Christians to conduct safe, efficient, and effective horsemanship programs as a tool of Christian Ministry. Designed to equip each equine student with the necessary tools to successfully manage, train, and teach in a variety of equestrian ministry settings. Fee

EQM 202 (3) Stable Management
Basic principles of establishing a business plan, creating a safe and satisfying environment, applying practical and economic horse keeping techniques and maximizing your efforts for a successful operation. Fee.

EQM 206 (3) Equine Health and First AidComprehensive course to explain routine but essential health care, basic first aid, and how to identify urgent medical conditions. Fee. 

EQM 208 (3) Introduction to Therapeutic Riding
Progressive instruction for building a skill foundation in therapeutic riding instruction. North American Riding for the Handicapped Association. Certification and Standards including the use of therapy horses, tack and other equipment. Fee.

EQM 245 (3) Riding Instructor Certification
Students complete a 40 hour certification clinic. Teaching and equitation skills in ring and trail riding. Fee.

EQM 251 (3) Horse Training
Establishing horse training goals and programs. Positive and progressive approach to horsemanship including handling, ground lessons, and obedience under saddle. Fee.

EQM 310 (3) Farm and Ranch Management
Resource Management of land, water, and facilities involved in equine programs. The primary goals will be to train equine managers, and to develop a focus on natural resource systems with the overall aim to increase efficient farm or ranch management. Fee.

EQM 320 (3) Equine Administration
Study of equestrian business, equestrian organizations, breed associations, facility and event management operations, conventions and programs. Fee. 

EQM 391 (1-3) Independent Study
A directed and supervised investigation of a selected problem/topics in the area of Equine Management. Available to senior EQM majors or minors. A student may take up to six (6) hours of independent studies.

EQM 435 (6) Equine Field Experience
A directed field experience at Asbury College or at another location with departmental approval. Students are responsible for total care of the horses including feeding, as well as maintaining stables and facilities including programming for one semester. 240 hours. Contract.

HED 231 (3) Injury Care and Safety
Science of prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Emphasis is placed on developing an understanding of the mechanisms of injury and on acquiring practical training room skills. Includes American Red Cross Community CPR and First Aid certifications. Requires a field component.

Also 6 hours from

EQM 393 (1-3) Seminar
The study of various issues/topics in the field of equine management. Topics will be determined and announced for each semester a seminar is offered.

COM 230 (3) Intro to Leadership

BM 211 (3) Principles Management