A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

Recreation: Equestrian Option – Performance Track

BS (33-35 hours plus 11 hours in co-requisites)

The Recreation: Equestrian options give a solid foundation for students preparing to enter the equestrian venue as professionals in teaching, training, facility management, and related careers. Through academically rigorous courses and expert instruction on top-class school master horses, students are equipped with a broad base of knowledge in classical horsemanship. Classes encompass theory and philosophy, riding, the teaching of riding, and care of the horse. In-depth studies, opportunities to study with world class clinicians, and riding in competitions cultivate Christ-like character in students, enabling them to become effective scholar-servants.

Co-requisitesCredits
ACCT 211 Financial Accounting 3
BADM 212 Principles of Management 4
EDUC 219 Educational Psychology 4
Total 11
Core RequirementsCredits
REC 222 Leisure, Work and Society 4
REC 300 Program Planning and Evaluation 4
REC 406 Capstone: Recreation Internship 4-6
Certification in CPR and First Aid or WFR or WFA
 Total 12-14
Theory Requirements Credits
EQST 223 Foundations of Equestrian Studies 4
EQST 224 CHA Riding Instructor Certification 3
EQST 276 Dressage 2
EQST 323 Eventing 2
EQST 324 Principles of Training 2
EQST 325 Jumping I 2
EQST 328 Horse Show Judging 2
Choose 4 credits from the following courses
EQST 230 Basic Western Riding 2
EQST 235 CHA-IRD 1
EQST 240 Teaching Riding in Bolivia 2
EQST 326 Jumping II 2
EQST 327 Mini Prix Equitation 2
EQST 334 Competition Dressage 2
EQST 337 Adventure Trails 2
EQST xxx Independent Study 2
EQST xxx Special Topics 2
Total Theory Requirements 21

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