SUNY Morrisville, located 30 miles from both Syracuse and Utica, offers more than 80 bachelor and associate degree programs. A strong academic program, combined with state-of-the-art facilities where students put theoretical learning to use in real-world settings, give our talented Equine students the experience they need to become leaders in their field.Our concentration in Equine Rehabilitation is a unique program that allows students to learn the science behind the therapeutic treatments used on horses and apply that knowledge in the treatment of both school and client horses for rehabilitation and athletic conditioning. The following programs are offered:
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During the final year of their bachelor’s degree, students complete a 15-credit internship at an outside business or organization within the equine field. Students identify the goals they hope to accomplish prior to starting their internship and carry out a planned program of educational experiences over a 15-week period. At the end of this internship, students present their experiences to faculty and students and discuss what they have learned from the program. Students in the Equine Rehabilitation concentration have completed internships at facilities ranging from large rehabilitation centers to veterinary clinics and private farms with various rehabilitation modalities.