Equine Studies

  • UNH Equine students & staff volunteered at the New England Dressage Assoc.’s (or NEDA’s) Fall Symposium, featuring Carl Hester, 5-time Olympic veteran from Great Britain.
  • 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
  • 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:

  • Three courses of study in the B.S. Program: Equine Industry Management, Therapeutic Riding and Equine Science.
  • Classes in horse care, stable management, equine sports medicine, conformation & lameness, horse trials management, training, riding instruction, therapeutic riding and reproductive management.
  • Riding program in dressage and eventing
  • Two successful equestrian teams: the 2009 National Champion IDA Team and 2011, 2012 & 2013 Regional Champion IHSA Team.
  • PATH International Premier Accredited Therapeutic Riding Program
  • USEA/USEF recognized Horse Trials and USDF/USEF Recognized Dressage Shows
  • 52-stall facility with indoor, outdoor and Beginner Novice through Preliminary cross-country course ON CAMPUS.
  • Meet a Student:
    Danshu Li
  • Meet a Student:
    Sian Mooney