The Department of Animal Science at ISU proudly maintains the historic horse barns located on campus and the Equine Learning Center. The horse barns provide students with the opportunity to learn and work in a hands-on setting. The historic barns house two student apartments, an office, reproduction lab, equine treadmill, and classroom.
Overview of careers available in the equine industry and information to help individuals begin their career search. Many opportunities exist that allow one to work both directly and indirectly with horses.
The Block and Bridle Club is a student-led organization that aims to provide industry knowledge and experience to students interested in pursuing the various phases of Animal Science as a future career while promoting professionalism and a higher scholastic standard.
The Equestrian Team has combined with the Horsemen's Association and will now include all club activities. The team also competes in Intercollegiate Horse Show Association and has two teams, Hunt (english) and Stock (western). 1. The purpose of this organization is: a. To promote the sport and discipline associated with competitive riding b. To offer social activities to individuals interested in horses
The Iowa State University Rodeo Club is a group of ISU students and faculty who share an interest in America's ultimate sport -- rodeo! Members have the opportunity to participate in activities covering every aspect of the rodeo industry. This includes the planning of the annual Cyclone Stampede Rodeo which is the last student-run rodeo in the nation, as well as the Barnes Bull Ride. In addition, the rodeo club is home to student-athletes who compete through the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association. The rodeo team travels in both the spring and fall semesters to the surrounding Midwestern states in hopes of earning points and representing their school to the best of their ability. Whether you are new to the sport or have been around it your whole life, rodeo club has something for everyone. Joining is an excellent way to learn about the industry and meet people who share your passion. We love new members so come join us anytime!
Pre-Vet Club (PVC) at ISU is designed to serve as a forum where students interested in the field of veterinary medicine and supported fields gather to learn. PVC holds monthly meetings and frequent activities centered on specific projects, subjects, or speakers of interest. PVC is also a great group to gain leadership experience, there are many exec positions and constant opportunities to take on a project and be involved.