Farm and Ranch Management

Farm and Ranch Management

Overview of careers, educational opportunities and associations available in the area of horse farm and ranch management.

Description:  Opportunities here exist on a more personal level for individuals interested in managing their own farms, or on a larger scale where individuals may be paid by farm owners to oversee and manage large operations on a day-to-day basis.

Equine Learning Center at Iowa State University

Proximity to Horses: Variable

Specific careers related to farm or ranch management:

  • Farm/Ranch Manager
  • Assistant Manager

Preparation Required:  Requirements may vary depending on the size and scale of the operation.  Larger operations may prefer an employee with a degree in equine science or animal science while others may strictly look for experience.  Consult local extension organizations as well as associations to receive continuing training in specific areas related to equine management.

Educational Opportunities: