Equine Studies FAQs
Yes, students can board their horse at the Asbury University Equine facilities. There are two types of board available: stall board or turn-out pasture board. Contact Marilyn Walker (administrative assistant) for prices and availability.
No, the University provides horses and all equipment needed for riding and classes.
The equine facility is located two miles from the main campus. A van is provided for transportation for all classes. Outside of class, you can usually find another student with a car heading out to the farm.
Yes, there are nominal additional course fees for all classes involving horses.
Yes, all students in the equine program are required to complete an internship. The location of this internship does not have to take place in Kentucky, but must be arranged before the internship takes place and credit is given.
Yes, equine students who qualify for work-study can be employed at the farm throughout the school year or in other locations on campus. We may not have enough work for all students requesting work-study hours on the farm. There may be work opportunities available during the weeks of our summer programs.
We have beginning, intermediate, and advanced classes that use both disciplines. Students may ride according to their individual interest.
Yes, we have several programs that use horses in ministry such as the Providence School (EAGALA) program and Jessamine Connection (special needs adults).