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Equine Business

You won’t find a better place for equine studies than the College of Business at the University of Louisville. As the only undergraduate equine program in the world located in an AACSB accredited college of business, our core business administration classes combine with 27 hours of specialized education, focusing on equine enterprises and event management. Because of our location in famed Kentucky horse country, classroom instruction is supplemented with the opportunity for internships, field experience, and contacts with prominent industry professionals.


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BSBA in Equine Business

Take the entire business core, as well as specialized courses in equine business, the four-year degree is designed to prepare students for a range of career opportunities.

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Minor in Equine Business

Position yourself with the leaders in the horse business. The Minor in Equine Business is available to all majors at the University of Louisville who meet the program prerequisites.

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Certificate in Equine Business

The one-year undergraduate Certificate in Equine Business (the only one of its kind) enhances the understanding of the horse business and prepares students for a position in the equine industry.

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Online Horse Racing Indusry Business

Online Horse Racing Industry Business Certificate

Gain functional knowledge of horse racing operations, marketing, law, communications and analytics, and leadership. Bachelor's degree required.

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Equine Industry Program's Louisville Racing Summit

The Louisville Racing Summit will act as a workshop, think tank, and seminar to address pressing industry issues, fill knowledge gaps, and work to ensure the sustainability of horse racing. This conference will be designed to discuss and brainstorm solutions to common issues; bridge communication gaps between horsemen, track operators, auction houses, regulators, and gaming companies; and bring the knowledge from university researchers and scholars to better understand business principles that could lead to increased profitability and sustain the industry for years to come.

Save the date: Thursday, September 26th 2024
Churchill Downs Racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky

Registration coming soon!

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Equine Outcomes & Careers

From farm manager to racing steward to bloodstock agent, discover the range of career opportunities.

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Equine Scholarships & Awards

Excellence recognizes excellence. See the variety of scholarships available to our students and learn more about the Galbreath Award for equine entrepreneurs.

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Equine Faculty & Staff

World-class faculty provide a blend of academic rigor and real world knowledge.

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Equine Clubs

Discover our range of riding teams and student clubs.

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