Equine Business Management

Alfred University's Minor in Equine Business Management is for anyone interested in working in the business and management aspects of the equine industry. You will learn the tools necessary to achieve your goal of a successful equine business.


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Main Campus - Alfred, NY


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Equine Business Management

If you are interested in the management of an equine business or working in the equine industry, you will benefit from our collaborative minor between Equestrian Studies and the College of Business:

Equine Business Management Minor Requirements

  • ACCT 211 Financial Accounting
  • BUSI 439 Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century
  • EQUS 215 Equine Business Management
  • MKTG 221 Marketing Principles and Management
  • MKTG 482 Sales Management

Plus a minimum of 6 credit hours from among the following equestrian courses:

  • EQUS 200 Topics (approval depending on course content)
  • EQUS 205 Introduction to Equine Science
  • EQUS 216 Horse Show Management
  • EQUS 218 Judging Horse Shows
  • EQUS 223 Hunter and Jumping Course Design

You must complete at least half of your Alfred University minor course work at Alfred University. A grade point average of at least a "C" (2.0) must be attained for courses submitted for completion of the minor.

A minor in Equine Business Management can lead to several career options including:

  • Auction or show manager
  • Equine pharmaceutical sales
  • Farm/ranch business manager
  • Equine tax specialist
  • Equine insurance agent
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