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Equine Studies and Management

Equine Studies & Management AAS

This equine degree specializes in Equine Management. Classes prepare students for positions in Equine Production, Stable Management, Riding Instruction, and Hippotherapy Management. Our comprehensive approach to learning includes a broad-based curriculum of equine science lecture classes combined with practical, hands-on riding experiences. Our location in the center of recreation and ranching in Northwest Colorado makes it the ideal place to learn what it takes to manage and work with horses. Do you have a horse? You can bring it with you to school.  Our facilities include two large arenas, a covered pen, and a track all adjacent to miles of public land for outside riding. Don't worry if you don't have a horse to bring, the program has them for study and use. Courses include Anatomy & Physiology, Reproduction, Equine Evaluation, Equine Production, Basic & Advanced Riding, Herd & Health Management, Basic & Advanced Horse Training, and Riding Instruction. Students receive hands-on experience riding, training, and managing horses. Today’s multi-billion dollar equine industry is extremely competitive. At CNCC, we are committed to preparing students to rise to the top.

What sets the CNCC Equine Program apart?

  • Small class sizes mean lots of individualized instructionEquine 1
  • On-campus housing, just five minutes from the equine facilities
  • Thousands of acres of public lands
  • Nationally-ranked rodeo team
  • Financial aid applicable
  • Degree transfer programs
  • Vibrant student life

Equine Studies and Management AAS Curriculum

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About CNCC

Colorado Northwestern is one college in two Colorado communities. Depending on what you want to study, CNCC has the perfect surroundings and facilities to meet your needs. Founded in 1962 as “Rangely College,” CNCC now serves nearly 1,800 students on two campuses, two service centers and online. Our two campuses are located in Craig and Rangely and are 90 miles apart in the mountains and canyons of Northwestern Colorado.

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