Olds College of Agriculture & Technology

Equine Care & Management Certificate

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Program Information

School:Olds College of Agriculture & Technology
Faculty:School of Life Science and Business
Field of Study:Equestrian/Equine Studies
Description:Turn your passion for horses into an exciting and rewarding career in the equine sector, with the Equine Care & Management certificate program. Through this program, you will learn foundational knowledge and skills of equine behaviour and handling, management of horses and horse herds, how to respond when first aid is required and how to communicate effectively within the equine industry.

For those interested in riding, you will have the opportunity to select riding courses for your electives. Should you wish to participate in the riding component, you will be required to bring your own horse(s) and are responsible for their care on-campus. Further, you would be responsible for all applicable horse boarding expenses.
URL:Equine Care & Management Certificate at Olds College of Agriculture & Technology
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $7,868

Total cost per year including tuition, fees, books, and supplies: $9,801.65

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*50
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry  or  Grade11 Science  or  Grade11 Biology 
50% or better in English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2
50% or better in Math 20-1 or 20-2
50% or better in one of Biology 20, Chemistry 20, or Science 20
Meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement
Application Notes : Academic Upgrading and High School Applicants: Applicants currently in high school or who are completing academic upgrading must submit proof of enrolment and any available interim/ mid term marks. Final marks must be submitted within one month following the completion of the course(s) and no later than one month prior to the program start date.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on May 17, 2023

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