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Peta-Gaye Clachar

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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UNL Animal Science Equine Science Option allows students like myself to receive hands-on learning and provides great opportunities like having small class sizes, getting to know the professors well, and aids in getting involved in various clubs like the Equestrian Club, the Horse Judging Team, and the Block and Bridle Club.

Shaylee Heathers, Senior, Animal Science


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.