Overview:

  • Dates: Summer Semester Course, Travel Component: May 6-17, 2019
  • Course Credit: AEC 300: Equine Study Abroad in Germany & The Netherlands
  • Program Director: Jill Stowe
  • This program is open to undergraduates students from all academic disciplines with an equine interest; however, preference will be given to Equine Science and Management, Agricultural Economics and Animal Sciences majors.

This program will be approximately 50% equine-focused and 50% focused on the cultural and historic aspects of The Netherlands and northwest Germany. Students will learn more about the history of this now global industry through visits to breeding, training, sales, and competition facilities as well as breed registries. In addition, it will include visits to companies producing tack and equipment for sport horses.  Highlights of the program include visiting the Hanoverian State Stud farm, Verden and Vechta auctions, and the Olympic Training Facility in Warendorf.  Students will also see internationally-recognized training facilities and experience the local culture, food and drink in a variety of picturesque cities and towns in Germany and the Netherlands.

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