There are many opportunities for students interested in horses at the University of Kentucky. (See informational brochure here)

Bachelor of Science in Equine Science and Management

Emphasis areas are science, business, community leadership and development and forages/pasture
management. Students must complete nine credit hours in an emphasis area, in addition to
12 additional credits from other emphasis areas. Multiple emphasis areas can be selected.

Targeted graduate school opportunities

Master’s or PhDs in numerous departments in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. Train under nationally and internationally recognized scientists. Access world-class laboratories and applied courses
at university farms.

Equine-focused clubs and teams

Several have earned national titles and recognition

  • Dressage and Eventing Team
  • Equestrian Team (hunt seat and western)
  • Horse Racing Club
  • Polo Team
  • Research in Equine and Agricultural Disciplines Club
  • Rodeo Team
  • Saddle Seat Team

Scholarships and career preparation