Equestrian Degree Course Spotlight: Stable Management
Every student pursuing an equestrian degree at William Woods University takes EQU 221 Stable Management because in this course, students learn the management skills that every equine professional will use on a daily basis. Stable management involves several distinct areas: Health and safety Associate Professor and Equestrian Studies Division Chair Jennie Petterson says that stable […]Read More...
January 29th, 2016
Posted in Education + Therapy, Equine Culture
Understanding horse communication
In her book The Horse: The Epic History of Our Noble Companion, journalist and equestrian Wendy Williams visits with horse experts from around the world to chronicle the story of the bond between horses and humans, a 56-million-year journey. The book includes only fairly recent scientific insights regarding the social sensitivities in which horses can […]Read More...
January 22nd, 2016
Posted in Equestrian Books & Resources, Equine Culture
What is it like to be a champion?
Just ask the William Woods University Equestrian Judging team. With two competition teams and seven learner judges, William Woods University had a big presence at the U.S. Nationals Arabian/Half Arabian Championships in Tulsa this past month. These two teams earned the title of National Champion, as well as a fourth place honor, and many individual […]Read More...
January 15th, 2016
Posted in Equestrian Conferences & Competitions, Equine Culture