Equestrian Careers and Outcomes

In a recent survey of Houghton Equestrian Studies graduates, 100 percent of respondents reported being employed in their field or attending a graduate program within one year of graduation from college.

What they’re doing

  • Equestrian program director at a year-round camp and conference center
  • Equine massage therapist at an equine rescue facility
  • Para-Equestrian Olympic and Par-Equestrian World Equestrian Games coach
  • Equestrian instructor, trainer and competition coach
  • Head of university dressage department
  • Sales/marketing manager for equestrian products company
  • Barn manager and horse trainer

100% of Equestrian Studies majors responding to a recent survey reported being employed or in graduate school.

Alumni Success

Wesley Dunham '87

Paralympic coach and owner/trainer, Woodstock Stables


Krista (Gunsalus '14) Stephenson

Therapist intern, Hope Haven Inc. and Pfeiffer Institute


M.A., marriage and family therapy, Pfeiffer University

Joanna Sudlow '11

Animal trainer, Sight & Sound Theatre


Grace Walker '18

Proprietor, G Walker Dressage


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