Florida International College

A.S. Equine Management

A unique, hands-on Associate of Science degree program designed for the modern student who is ready to enter into a professional equine career.

  • 1.6 Million Jobs in the U.S.

  • 300 Billion Dollar Industry

  • Most Hands-on Training

  • Most Riding & Horsemanship Hours

  • Accelerated Degree in just 16 months

  • Flexible Start Dates


Program Schedule

The 60 credit hour program consists of didactic classroom lecture with riding and hands-on practicum at the world famous Al-Marah Arabian farm.

Program Start Date

Fall, Spring, and Summer semester start dates.

How do I enroll?

You can apply online, over the phone, or by coming into the Admissions Office.

Career Pathways

Graduates are prepared to pursue a career as an assistant trainer, assistant farm manager, assistant breeding farm manager, riding instructor, retail sales position in pharmaceuticals, feed, clothing, tack and equipment, farm and ranch equipment and a host of other related positions.

Veteran Benefits

Equine Management is eligible for Veterans Benefits.

Our Faculty

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Catherine Huddleston


With more than 20 years experience as a professional horsewoman, trainer, and riding instructor, Cathy Huddleston has honed her ability “to support both horses and humans in their growth and development.” As the Dean of the Al-Marah Equine School of Florida International College, Cathy is dedicated to supporting students reach their maximum potential and reach success in their career path.

Our Program

Online Equine Courses

The online equine courses and programs at Florida International College provides a comprehensive online study for horse professionals and owners. Our continuing education programs are based on research and evidence-based knowledge providing you with practical information to improve the management of the health and welfare of horses and gain knowledge of equine business practices.

There are 5 online courses which offer you an opportunity to explore the latest equine knowledge and research and learn to apply it in a practical way to your career. You can register for one course or complete a series of courses to obtain a program certificate.

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