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About Our Students
Students from Kentucky, across the U.S. and, increasingly, from international points of origin enroll at the University of Kentucky to live and learn in the heart of horse country. From a customizable undergraduate equine degree to targeted graduate opportunities and from career-building enrichment activities to opportunities for sport and recreation through one of nearly a dozen equine clubs and teams, there is no better place to pursue a passion for the horse in a meaningful way.
UK awarded EEQ certification
UK's Equine Science and Management undergraduate degree program was recently awarded an Essential Employability Qualities (EEQs) certification by the QA Commons, a national nonprofit organization focused on preparing college students for the challenges they will face in the workforce. UK’s equine program is one of only 13 programs certified nationally, and the only equine-focused one.
Wildcat Wranglers visit the Kentucky State Capitol
Here, members of the Wildcat Wranglers (equine program ambassadors), visit the Kentucky State Capitol during the 2020 session. They are pictured with Representative and horseman Matt Koch.
Did you know?
UK’s equine degree is one of only three standalone four-year equine undergraduate programs connected to a land-grant university in the U.S.
Did you know?
UK’s equine degree is only one of 13 certified programs for Essential Employablity Qualities in the U.S., and the only equine one.