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Follow your passion for equine to OAC, where we offer a range of programs to fit your goals. In addition to a variety of equine certificate programs that deliver practical skills, OAC offers an equine degree program that is unique in Canada. These programs enable students to build on technical skills as well as a focus on business and management in the context of the larger industry and environment. If you are interested in further pursuing research in the equine field, OAC also offers post-graduate degrees in animal biosciences. 

Diploma Program

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

Certificates and Continuing Education

Equine Industry Symposium

The University of Guelph also hosts an annual Equine Industry Symposium.

What Students are Saying

"The University of Guelph offers the only equine focused degree program in Canada. I wanted to have the opportunity to learn as much about horses that I could, so there was no better place for me."-Julia Alebrand, equine management student

Reasons to Choose U of G

Find your

U of G has a range of clubs perfect for every animal and horse lover, like the Equestrian Club, which welcomes students of all skill levels.

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Learn beyond the classroom.

Experiential learning opportunities are at the core of U of G and OAC. You'll take what you’ve learned in class and apply it to real life experiences!

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Access funding support. 

OAC offers a range of scholarships, bursaries, awards and travel grants. In 2020, 687 student awards were given out totaling over $1.5 million!

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