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Associate Diploma in Equine Care and Management

This unique program is great for equine enthusiasts who want to turn their passion into a career. In this program, you will learn about equine nutrition, reproduction, health, conditioning and management. You will gain knowledge in equine science combined with applied knowledge and broaden your equine business, finance, and management skills.

Program Features

  • Combination of in-depth equine theory and applied business courses
  • Practical training with horses from various areas of the equine industry
  • Learn from experienced and knowledgeable instructors from various disciplines
  • Two location delivery method: Year one in Clinton, ON at REACH, year two in Ridgetown, ON
  • Four-week industry work placement at the end of semester 4

Program Delivery Location

Year 1 delivery location (semesters 1 and 2) of this program are delivered at the Regional Equine and Agricultural Centre of Huron (REACH Huron) in Clinton, ON.

Year 2 delivery location (semesters 3 and 4) are delivered at Ridgetown Campus in Ridgetown, ON.

Come check this program out at Applicant Information Days on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 or Red Carpet Day on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 or for a tour, contact Samantha Tapper at 519-482-3998 ext. 1497 or by email at tappers@uoguelph.ca


To discuss this program in more detail, please contact:

Alison McMahon
Alison McMahon, Campus Recruitment Co-ordinator
519-674-1500 x63256 rcampus@uoguelph.ca
Marion Beach
Marion Beach, Academic Program Co-ordinator
519-674-1500 x63523 beach@uoguelph.ca


Marin Pearson
Marin, can you tell me why you selected to study in the Equine Care & Management Diploma program?

"I wanted a well-rounded equine education and I liked the academic program outline. The REACH Huron facilities were amazing to learn in. My instructors and the teaching barn staff had diversified equine backgrounds."

Marin Pearson, Russell, ON
Senior, Associate Diploma in Equine Care and Management

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