Saddle up for Success
Explore your passion and interest for horses through Texas A&M University-Commerce's equine studies program. Beyond gaining thorough knowledge around equine nutrition, reproduction, anatomy and physiology, you can focus your studies on specific career paths from training to veterinary techniques. You'll also have the opportunity to saddle up and learn through hands-on experience out in the field. After earning your degree, you'll be well-equipped for a variety of positions with ranches, pharmaceutical companies and veterinary clinics.
In this course, you will cover horse and barn management principles for breeding, training or boarding facilities including horse and client safety, preventative health care, record keeping, emergency care, facility and manure management, feed and supply management, equine law and customer relations.
This course will introduce you to structure and function of the horse, equine management, nutrition, conformation, biomechanics, reproduction and health. In addition, the course will give you an overview of the equine industry and career choices.
In this course you will learn the functions of carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, lipids, minerals and water. You will become familiar with chemistry and physiology of digestion, absorption, and metabolism of nutrients and their metabolites in animals.
Benefits of an
A&M-Commerce Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Degree
Grow Your Passion for Agriculture
A&M-Commerce has one of the top hands-on agricultural programs in Texas. Explore horticulture, wildlife, livestock herds and more through exciting experiential learning and modern facilities.
Join the Family
The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is a growing family with a supportive student culture, including multiple student organizations and competitive judging and show teams.
Work with professors who have ambitious research agendas solving problems on the farm, increasing nursery efficiency and improving worker safety.
The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources puts you front and center to potential employers by fostering positive relationships and maintaining a strong public presence throughout the agricultural industry.
Undergraduate Program Costs
Tuition and fees for undergraduate students taking 12 credit hours are $4,212 for Texas residents and $9,108 for non-residents.
- P.O. Box 3011
- Commerce, TX 75429-3011