The program is part of U of L’s College of Business and focuses on the business side of the horse industry. Program director Rich Wilcke says the industry is shrinking, and classes have begun to focus on entrepreneurial training.
You probably wouldn’t be surprised to learn the only equine business program in the world with the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business accreditation is located in Kentucky. But would you be surprised to learn it’s not in the rolling hills of Lexington, but on the Belknap Campus of the University of Louisville? Since 1987, the Equine Industry Program has been preparing students for a variety of careers both in the equine industry and related fields. Listen to the Show