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“Olds College was the only place I applied to after high school, I didn’t want to go anywhere else — I only applied to one college — because if I didn’t get in there, I didn’t want to go anywhere.”

Stephanie Evans

Equine Science, English Horsemanship Major

Member of the Cavalia Show

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Applications Closed for Fall 2017. Apply October 1, 2017 for Fall 2018

This nationally renowned program is offered at Canada’s premier equine educational center making it amongst the elite in North America. Allow your passion to become your career by applying to this one of a kind Equine Science program offered at Olds College. As home of the Canadian Equine Centre of Innovation (CECI), we provide instructional expertise, and modern facilities with extensive technological and industrial support. We prepare our students to successfully enter the equine industry with curriculum that covers health care, nutrition, genetics and conformation, horse husbandry, horsemanship and equine facility management. Year one of our two year diploma program provides a general overview of Equine Science while year two provides students an opportunity to "pursue their Passion" through providing a number of course options to suit a variety of interests.

This data comes from our academic database and is for the most current academic year.

Applications Now Open!


Career Opportunities

Graduates have a wide variety of equine industry employment opportunities:
  • Breeding
  • Boarding or training farm manager
  • Riding instructor
  • Coaching
  • Training
  • Business owner
  • Event manager

Career Coach

Career Coach is designed to help you find a good career by providing the most current local data on wages, employment, job postings, and associated education and training.

Career Coach: Equine Science

 

Ask Us or Visit Us

Still have questions? Ask Us. Or take advantage of our many opportunities to come for a campus visit. Register online or contact our Campus Visit Coordinator, or check out our VIRTUAL TOUR.

Cindy Orr
Admissions Officer

Phone: 403-507-7711
Toll Free: 1-800-661-6537
Fax: (403) 556-4711
Email: horses@oldscollege.ca

Request an Information Package

Applications Now Open!


Enrolment Advisor

Cindy Orr
Admissions Officer

Phone: 403-507-7711
Toll Free: 1-800-661-6537
Fax: (403) 556-4711
Email: horses@oldscollege.ca

Request an Information Package

Join us for our VIRTUAL TOUR!

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Ask Us or Visit Us

Still have questions? Ask Us. Or take advantage of our many opportunities to come for a campus visit. Register online or contact our Campus Visit Coordinator, or check out our VIRTUAL TOUR.