This comprehensive guidebook provides all the information aspiring college equestrians need to make informed decisions about their education and career in horsemanship. From choosing the right program, to landing a job after graduation, Horses for Courses covers every detail. Packed with expert advice from top trainers and educators in the field, this updated edition includes new information on scholarships, financial aid, and more!
For who is this book for ?
This book is for college-age kids who are passionate about horses and want to pursue a career in the equestrian industry. It provides detailed information on every aspect of pursuing a higher education and career in horsemanship, from choosing the right program to landing a job after graduation.
- The book is comprehensive and provides a lot of information that aspiring college equestrians need to make informed decisions.
- It has expert advice from top trainers and educators, which gives the reader a lot of useful information.
- The updated edition includes new information on scholarships, financial aid, etc., making it even more valuable for readers.
- The author’s bias towards classical dressage is clear and may not be relevant or appropriate for all aspiring college equestrians.
- The book could be more concise, with less filler content.
- There are no visuals (e.g., charts, graphs) to supplement the written information, which can make it difficult to follow at times.
Learn more about the author
Randi C. Heathman is an internationally acclaimed equestrian coach, educator, and clinician. A graduate of Purdue University’s renowned horse science program, she has more than 25 years of coaching experience at the collegiate level. Randi is the author of numerous books on horsemanship including The Young Rider’s Guide to Showing Horses and The Horseplayer’s Guide to Betting Thoroughbreds .
“An excellent resource for anyone interested in pursuing a collegiate equestrian career. Provides comprehensive information on program options, scholarships and financial aid, job placement after graduation, and more.”
“This book is a MUST HAVE for any student interested in pursuing a career in equestrianism! It covers every topic imaginable, from choosing the right school to landing your dream job after graduation. The author’s wealth of knowledge and experience shines through on every page, making it an invaluable resource for anyone looking to make their dreams of a horseback riding career come true.”
“This book is a MUST read for any college-bound equestrian! It is packed with information on every aspect of pursing a career in horsemanship. I highly recommend it to anyone looking for the most comprehensive guide available!”
“Invaluable resource for aspiring college equestrians!”