For more than 25 years, Johnson & Wales University has produced successful professionals who thrive in the specialized equine industry. Prepare for your career as a riding instructor, horse trainer or manager of a horse farm, horse shows or an equine-related business with our Equine Business Management degrees.You’ll work with our beautiful Dutch Warmblood, Hanoverian, Swedish Warmblood, Holsteiner, Thoroughbred, Trakehner, Morgan and Quarter horses every day.
Many have competed at the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) level in dressage, hunter-jumper circuit, and in combined training.
Turn your love of horses into a career at our Equine Studies program at the Providence Campus.
Award-Winning Equine Center Learn essential managerial skills and gain crucial hands-on business experience.
You’ll combine career-focused academics with horse care, riding and intensive training at Center for Equine Studies, located just 15 miles from the Providence Campus on 31 acres of New England farmland adjacent to a Massachusetts state forest.
The center won the 2009 Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation's Horse Farm of Distinction award, established to recognize Massachusetts horse farmers whose facilities meet exceedingly high standards of excellence in overall horse health, farm management and compliance with public safety.
The center features has a 70'x170' indoor ring with leather footing, two tack rooms, a jumping field, and an observation room. It also features 32 box stalls, turnout paddocks, an outdoor stadium and dressage rings, a world-class sound system, kitchen, classroom and office space for faculty.
Get career advice from Hector, the youngest licensed FEI show jumping course designer in the world. He says that before he came to JWU, he didn’t even know it was a career option. read more