Careers in Equine Science

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 trails and PATH International premier operating center, which give students real-world experience in the equine industry. The program includes three options: Equine Industry and Management, Therapeutic Riding, and Equine Sciences.

Alumni Career Success

Employment Areas Job Title Examples
  • Farming or Food Production
  • Education and Outreach
  • Equine Business
  • Therapeutic Riding
  • Training, Teaching, and Education
  • Competition and Stable Management
  • Animal Nutrition and Pharmaceuticals
  • Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Racing Industry
  • Barn Manager
  • Riding Instructor
  • Equine Nutrition Specialist
  • Bloodstock Agent
  • Racetrack Trainer
  • Equine Broker/Sales
  • Competition Manager
  • Farrier
  • Therapeutic Riding Instructor

*The representation is sourced from the federal government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The website links are provided as a guide and do not represent a complete picture of a chosen career field or geographic area. To garner a thorough understanding of an industry of choice, researching multiple sources and speaking with professionals in the field is recommended.

Median salary data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is the median for all employed in the field and not entry-level salary.