SNU Equestrian Center

Equestrian Center at Southern Nazarene University

SNU Equestrian Programs

EXCEL HORSEMANSHIP CAMP - 405-491-6339

6 Camp Weeks in June & July to choose from at the low cost of $250 per camper.  Monday to Friday 8am to 12 Noon.

Children aged 9 - 18 years can have a fun, Christ-centered Summer week of learning everything they need to know about caring for, tacking up, and riding their own horse!  A great experience to help your child learn the skills of responsibility, character and strength.


BEGINNING HORSEMANSHIP

1 hr Credit,
Mon & Wed. 1:30pm to 2:45pm
Fall & Spring Semesters

Learn the basics of tacking up and riding a horse in this hands-on class!  You will be assigned a horse to bond with and learn on for the entire semester class.


BASIC CARE AND TRAINING

2 and 3 hr Credits,
Mon & Thurs. 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Fall & Spring Semesters

Interact with young horses with little to no previous human contact as you are taught positive and natural methods to training a horse!  The first semester is a focus on the groundwork required to tame a horse, while the following semester is a time to train the horse under saddle.


EQUESTRIAN TEAMS

THE STORM RIDERS

Fall & Spring Semesters
Practice Times are Scheduled by CoachesEquestrian Teams at SNU

Develop your riding skills even further by joining one of the horseback riding teams!  Riders can choose between English, Western, or both styles.  The EQ teams compete across various colleges in Texas and Oklahoma, with different levels of difficulty to compete in depending on the rider's experience level.

Our English team competes in Hunter Jumper Equitation on the flat and over fences.  Our Western team competes in patterned Horsemanship and Reigning.

Welcome

Southern Nazarene University's Equestrian Center is committed to furthering the education of men and women looking for a career in the Equine Industry.  Our students begin in basic horsemanship classes and quickly move into more advanced and increasingly focused fields of study.  We thank you for visiting our official site and want to inform you that it is still under construction, so keep checking in for updates. 

Thanks again for your interest in our Equine Program. 

There's something about the outside of a horse that's good for the inside of a man.
-Winston Churchill




SNU Equine Center
4700 N Thompkins
Bethany, Ok 73008
Phone: 405-495-1489
Email: bbowen@snu.edu

 

Developing leaders in the equine industry in an environment that emphasizes Character, Culture and Christ.