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Equine Studies / North American Racing Academy

Program Coordinator

Dixie Hayes
dixie.hayes@kctcs.edu
(859) 293-0218

Program Information

The Equine Studies program will prepare students for a career as an equine professional such as jockey, horseman, or racing official. Students will learn basics of horse care; principles and techniques for riding as it relates to racehorse exercise, requirements for advancing to a professional jockey career; anatomy and physiology of horses; and life skills necessary for a successful career in the Equine industry.

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Program Website

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