JWU College of Arts & Sciences

More Than a One-Trick Pony: Training Dressage Horses

Growing up in Blue Point, NY, Emma Davern was always active. She played volleyball for her school, surfed during the warmer months in the Long Island Sound, and rode her horse nearly every single day.

Topics: Internships Arts & Sciences Equine Equine Business Management Dressage Experiential Education

Life at the Equine Center

Johnson & Wales University’s Center for Equine Studies, located just 15 miles from the Providence campus in Rehoboth, Massachusetts, is one of JWU’s hidden gems. I interviewed John Richards ’96, equine center facilities manager, about what a “day in the life” looks like at the property. Richards has been a staff member for 20 years and claims that no two days in his career have ever been the same.

Topics: Arts & Sciences Equine