Mississippi State University

is a land grant college located in Starkville, Mississippi, an offers a B.S. in Animal Science with an Equine Concentration. The Coursework includes Advanced Horsemanship I and II, Equine Reproduction, Equine Management, and Horse Show Marketing and Management.

The MSU College of Veterinary Medicine offers a professional Doctoral (DVM) degree. The College's Animal Health Center (teaching Hospital) sees 9,000 patients annually and offers complete equine care. See the

Equine Medicine and Surgery Page for a listing of available Equine Services including Pre-Purchase Examinations.

The College also offers a four-year veterinary technician Program with specialized courses in Equine Care, Disease Management, and Equine Nursing Skills. see the B.S. in Veterinary Medical Technology Page.

MSU also offers competitve Horse Judging, Equestrian, and Rodeo Teams. See the activity descriptions here. The MSU Equestrian, Judging and Rodeo Teams compete in the Mississippi Horse Park which is adjacent to the University. The Indoor Arena is 137 x 250 and seats 2500. The Facility also has 315 Stalls available and a 5/8ths mile track. For more about the Facility, see the website for the Mississippi Horse Park.

MSU also is base for the Mississippi Extension 4-H Program. See the Extension page for Horses with links to Extension Publications, Information, and 4-H.


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