Our riders choose St. Andrews for our strong academics as well as for our nationally recognized riding program. If you are interested in blending Equine Studies with other disciplines, you may find that a major in Equine Business Management is the perfect combination. Graduating with a B.A. in Business Administration with a specialization in Equine Business Management prepares you for many careers in and out of the equestrian industry,Graduating with a B.A. in Business Administration with a specialization in Equine Business Management prepares you for many careers in and out of the equestrian industry. The Biology major also offers a specialization in Equine Science. Or you may choose to major in another discipline, such as Art, Biology, Politics, or Psychology, while pursuing a minor in Equine Studies. Pre-Veterinary studies may be your interest if you are planning to attend veterinary school or become a veterinarian technician. The options are limitless and the professors at St. Andrews will work with you to help you obtain your goals.
Multi-faceted truly describes our program because you can tailor it to fit your needs. We try to offer opportunities for every rider: the recreational rider, the beginning rider, the serious amateur, and the aspiring professional. Do you want to board your own horse? Major in a field that will lead to a job in the horse industry? Compete? Work at the barn? If any answer is "yes," come see what it takes to be a rider at St. Andrews, because we are going to have something for you!
The St. Andrews Equestrian Teams have enjoyed great success as demonstrated by multiple Regional, Zone and National Championships in ANRC, IHSA (hunter seat and western) and IDA competitions. Click here for more information on our teams.
Our program produces outstanding young professionals and top performers in the show ring. Our excellent school horses and faculty are the primary factors that make our program so special.
For information on the Equestrian Program, contact Peggy McElveen, Equestrian Director. For information on the Therapeutic Horsemanship Program, contact Pebbles Turbeville, Director of the Therapeutic Horsemanship Program. For a list of the Equestrian Program's most significant Accomplishments, see The Equine Timeline