The Ronald C. Waranch Equestrian Center is a state-of-the-art, 80-acre complex that features grass paddocks and pastures for turnout, competition arenas and two barns for horses belonging to SCAD, students and boarders. The center offers students an incomparable hands-on environment in which to gain practical experience and prepare for future professional positions in the far-reaching equine industries.
Unparalleled opportunitiesIn the classroom setting, students develop business models and plans for equine facilities. They learn specific skills and principles of horsemanship, standards of equine care, management techniques, and rules and regulations associated with equine-related activities. Highly credentialed professors and equestrian professionals interact with SCAD students daily, and guest lectures from industry-leading professionals complement the SCAD curriculum. SCAD students also perform as competitors and trainers at specialized levels and work with quality sport horses.
Equestrian studies is offered in Savannah.
Equestrian athletic team
In addition to the academic program, SCAD fields an outstanding equestrian team on which student athletes dominate, regularly taking top honors at the ANRC National College Championship. The team's increasing number of events provides SCAD students with a firsthand glimpse at production and judging. The equestrian team competes in and places highly in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association, as well as in other national and regional tournaments.
- Equine photographer
- Equine videographer
- Horse show events manager
- Equine business manager
- Competitor across equestrian disciplines
- Equine artist
- Equine journalist
- Equine professional organization administrator