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Equine Management Major

Equine Management (EQM)

Admission Requirements

Pursue Your Passion Working with Horses

 Hands-On Horse Care and Knowledge

The program combines a solid background in business, biological sciences and equine management through practical and theoretical experience in biology, physiology, business and horse behaviour.

 Entry into Veterinary Medicine

Students can take this major as an entry point to the field of veterinary medicine and further develop their career in the animal health field.

 Access Experiential Learning Opportunities

Experience a hands-on approach to learning about the management of horses and equine industries and businesses. Participate in international exchange, field trips, co-op, an internship course working with the U of G teaching herd, and independent research projects.

Why Equine Management?

Have you always loved horses? The Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management (B.B.R.M) program at the University of Guelph is Canada's first-degree program to offer a specialization in equine management. Combine an understanding of biology, physiology and horse behaviour with the economic and managerial aspects of the equine industry.

Students in the Equine Management EQM program may also be interested in studying Animal Biology, Animal Science, Zoology, or other majors.

EQM Course Calendar

Gain Valuable Experience Through Co-op 

Our Equine Management co-op is a five-year program, with four co-op work terms, providing opportunities to work with a wide variety of employers. Co-op is designed to facilitate the transition of students from academic studies to a professional career improving students’ job search skills, work performance and networking abilities, and boosting resume experience.

EQM Course Calendar

Keerth in blue scrubs wearing a stethoscope
Apart from working and learning about horses, interacting with a great group of people who share my passion and interest is the best part of the program.

Keerthehan Hector-Ratnanandan, Undergraduate Student
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I really liked the flexibility that the program gave. You can choose a lot of electives toward business, so that was something that really drew me to the program.

Grace Paura, Alumni
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