Equine Studies – Equine Rehabilitation

Equine Studies – Equine Rehabilitation

Take 21 Credit hours for Horse Rehabilitation Concentration

Midway University’s Equine Studies program prepares students with the essential skills they need to enter the broad equine industry or prepare for graduate school.

The Equine Studies-Equine Rehabilitation degree will give students strong, applicable skills in the areas of rehabilitation, exercise physiology, Eastern medicine, nutrition and pharmacology. Caring for the animal’s well-being is the central focus of this program.

Students will complete all courses for the Equine Studies major and then 21 credit hours in horse rehabilitation concentration coursework.

Other areas of concentration within the major include equine management or science. Students interested in equine careers can also choose a business or sport management minor as enhancements to their major.


Course Number Name of Course Credit Hours

General Education Requirements


Major Course Requirements

EQS 109Equine Farm Operations I4
EQS 111Equine Farm Operations II4
EQS 165Introduction to the Equine Industry3
EQS 214Equine Healthcare Management3
EQS 215Equine Anatomy and Physiology3
EQS 216Equine Anatomy and Physiology Lab1
EQS 251Feeds, Feeding & Forages3
EQS 314Writing in Equine Studies3
EQS 318Equine Behavior3
EQS 395Equine Internship3
EQS 411Animal Ethics, Welfare, Rights and Law3
EQS 492Equine Capstone3
EQS 495Equine Senior Seminar1

Concentration in Equine Rehabilitation Requirements

EQS 226Equine Rehabilitation I3
EQS 326Equine Rehabilitation II3
EQS 335Integrative Performance Clinical3
EQS 356Exercise Physiology3
EQS 426Equine Rehabilitation III3
EQS 430Eastern Medicine3
EQS 435Nutrition and Pharmacology3



Total Credit Hours


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