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South Dakota State University's equine program offers a minor and extension programming.

Teaching Activities

Extracurricular opportunities involving horses

Interested to hear more about horse-related happenings on campus? Email Carol Kleinjan (Carol.Kleinjan@SDSTATE.EDU) to join the SDSU Equine listserv.







Last updated 6/16/17

Equine Teaching Facility

South Dakota State University built its present horse barn in 1925, the beginning of a facility that would provide years of educational experience.

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Equine Studies Minor

The Equine Studies minor is designed for student from all majors who wish to supplement their academic major with studies in equine science, management, and industry trends.

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Horse Club

The SDSU Horse Club works to promote the equine industry to SDSU students, the Brookings community and across the entire state of South Dakota. The club consists of approximately 25 active members who host a variety of activities both on and off the campus.

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Rodeo Club

The SDSU rodeo club is one of the largest clubs on campus and is a vital part of the rodeo team's success. The rodeo club is involved in the rodeo practices, fund raising, and the production of the Jackrabbit Stampede rodeo.

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Little International

Little International is a two-day agricultural exposition planned, organized, and implemented by students at South Dakota State University for the benefit of high school and college students. Little International is considered the largest two-day agricultural exposition in the country.

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Specialized Staff - Equine