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Focus on all aspects of the equine science, from reproduction to management and everything in between.


  • Behavior and Handling
  • Communication
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Judging
  • Management
  • Nutrition
  • Reproduction
  • Riding
  • Training


  • Equine Education and Extension Specialist
  • Equine Facility Manager
  • Equine Feed Sales Representative
  • Equine Product Sales and Marketing Representative
  • Reproduction Technician
  • Veterinarian and Veterinarian Technician
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Meet Your Equine Science Advisor

Dr. Lena Luck, is an Associate Professor of Animal Science and Youth Equine Extension Specialist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Dr. Luck teaches four undergraduate courses, which include Introduction to the Horse Industry and Management (ANSI 252), Basic Equitation (ANSI 260), Equine and Canine Exercise Science (ASCI 445), and Animal Biological Systems (ASCI 486), and also leads the Nebraska Extension 4-H Horse Program.

Contact Dr. Luck


With Animal Science, there are plenty of ways to get experience related to your major beyond the traditional classroom setting. Take a look at some of the student clubs and activities related to the Equine Science option.