Admission Requirements

High school diploma with a minimum 50% in:
  • English 30-1 or 65% in English 30-2
  • Math 20-1/Math 20-2
  • One of Biology 20, Chemistry 20, Physics 20 or Science 20
If you apply and meet these admission requirements, you will be asked to provide a video demonstrating your riding skills. This will be used to help you select a suitable horse. You are required to supply your own horse to use during the program.
If you didn’t graduate from an Alberta high school, please refer to the English, math and science provincial subject equivalencies.
If you don’t meet the admission requirements, please refer to admissions testing.
High school credits from the Green Certificate program may be used to meet certain deficiencies in admission requirements. Such decisions are made by the agricultural sciences department chair.

Horse Requirement

You are required to supply your own tack and horse. A 3 or 4-year-old gelding stock horse is preferred. Program staff may help you select a suitable horse.

Graduation Requirements

When you complete the requirements with a minimum grade point average of 2.0, you will be awarded a Certificate in Western Ranch and Cow Horse.