Dressage Concentration Requirements for Equestrian Studies:

In addition to the general education requirements and the equestrian studies core courses, the following Dressage Concentration courses are required:

  Semester Hours
ES 206, Rider Fitness 1
ES 211, Lunge Theory and Application 1
ES 213, Dressage Through 1st Level 3
ES 304, Advanced Stable Management 3
ES 313, Dressage Through 2nd Level 3
ES 323, Advancing the Dressage Horse 2
ES 330, Riding Instruction Programs 3
ES 401, Strategies for Equine Business Management 3
ES 418, Instructor Certification Programs 3
ES 423, Instructor’s Apprentice I 2
BSA 206 Business Communications 3
Choose one of the following:  
ES 214, Introduction to the Sport of Eventing or  
ES 260 Young Stock 2
Choose one of the following:  
POS 325, Perspectives on Leadership or  
JR 115, News and Feature Writing or  
JR 210, Photography or  
PE 365, Sports Psychology 3
Total Dressage Concentration Hours 31

Sample Four-Year Course Sequence: Equestrian Studies Dressage Concentration

Freshman Year: Junior Year:
ES 105, Practical Concepts ES 304, Advanced Stable Management
ES 109, Horsemastership IV ES 313, Dressage Through 2nd Level
ES 115, Stable Management ES 323, Advancing the Dressage Horse
  ES 326, Equine Lameness and Disease
  ES 330, Riding Instruction Programs
  ES 470, Internship
  Dressage Concentration Choice
   
Sophomore Year: Senior Year:
ES 206, Rider Fitness ES 401, Strategies for Equine Business Management
ES 208, Equine Anatomy and Physiology ES 418, Instructor Certification Programs 
ES 211, Lunge Theory and Application ES 420, Equine Nutrition
ES 213, Dressage Through 1st Level ES 423, Instructor’s Apprentice I
ES 224, Teaching Elementary Riding Dressage Concentration choice