ChooseWhy Choose This Program?

Why Study Equine Studies at Goucher?

Equine studies is an exciting new minor for Goucher College. Combined with a nationally ranked equestrian team, over a dozen horses (and a miniature pony), and modern facilities on the 287-acre campus, Goucher offers a competitive program open to all.

LearnWhat Will You Learn?

What Will You Learn?

The Equine studies minor provides students an opportunity to explore topics relating to the horse—the equine industry, horses, their care, management, and anatomy. Students gain both theoretical and practical experience of horses, including understanding their handling, physiology, behavior, health issues, and maintenance. In addition, students will learn the basics of small business management applicable to many equine-related careers. Total credits required to complete the minor: 20-22, depending on electives taken.

DoWhat Will You Do?

What Will You Do?

While the course is equine focused, it is designed for maximum flexibility to attract students interested in a variety of careers, including: equine facility manager/owner, equine journalist, trainer, bloodstock agent, bloodstock importer, veterinary services, and many more. Students planning to apply to veterinary schools should also consult the pre-health advisor, Professor George Delahunty.

Course Curriculum



Major & Minor Program Contacts
Equine Studies: Jennifer Smith or Nancy Hubbard

Opportunities & Internships

For more information regarding interships and opportunites, please contact Jennifer Bunty:
410 337-6247