Equine Studies

  • Horse and rider jumping over a log during competition.
    UNH offers hands-on learning that includes USEF/USEA recognized horse trials, proudly celebrating its 40th year in 2011! Learn More
  • UNH Alum, Jessica DiNapoli, demonstrating a flex test on a horse.
    Former UNH Animal Science student, Jessica DiNapoli, spoke at the UNH Equine Facility on how the field of Equine Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation has proven itself as an effective compliment to Veterinary medicine. Learn More
  • Children on horses being led on a path.
    Therapeutic Riding is a mode of therapy utilizing functional riding skills, equine movement and a variety of therapy activities to achieve specific cognitive, physical and emotional goals. The UNH Therapeutic Riding Program adapts equine activities to allow for participation of riders over the age of 5 with cognitive, physical and emotional challenges. Learn More

The UNH Equine Program combines award-winning equestrian teams with strong academics and outstanding opportunities for hands-on learning, including on-site USEF/USEA recognized horse trials and PATH International premier operating center which give students real-world experience in the equine industry. The program includes:

Events

Sept. 6th Therapeutic Riding Program volunteer training

Sept. 7th IHSA Team Fall info session at 2pm in the Light Horse Classroom

Sept. 8th Equine Info Session for interested High School students

Sept. 9th IDA Team Fall info session in the bleachers in indoor arena

Sept. 14th & 15th IHSA Team try outs (must have attended info session!)

Sept. 16th IDA Team try outs (must have attended info session!)

Sept. 24th & 25th Fall Horse Trials

Sept. 29th Equine Info Session for High School students

Oct. 8th Jumper Show

Oct. 13th Equine Info Session for High School students

Oct. 27th Equine Info Session for High School students

Nov. 10th Equine Info Session for High School students

Nov. 17th Equine Info Session for High School students

Dec. 1st Equine Info Session for High School students

Dec. 3rd Jumper Show