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  • Locations: Dublin, Ireland; Limerick, Ireland
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English NC State Students Only: No
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Click here for a definition of this term Language Requirement: 0 no minimum language requirement Additional Requirements: None
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Group Click here for a definition of this term College or Unit: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Duration: Short Term Click here for a definition of this term Provider: NC State
Program Description:

Ireland: Equine Industry
Students will be introduced to Ireland, Irish horse breeds and sporting disciplines via seminars and online sessions in the latter part of the Spring semester. Then, students will spend 16 days abroad, visiting historic stud farms and racetracks, having lectures and information sessions at several colleges, veterinary clinics, research facilities and feed companies, and riding across the Irish countryside (no experience required), all while enjoying the sites and culture of Ireland. 
*Horseback riding is optional at an additional cost.*

This 2 credit course is designed to introduce students to the Irish Horse Industry. Students will have the opportunity to learn about all facets of the equine industry in a country that is world-renowned for its horses. We will have one to two  meetings prior to departure.

  • ANS 291: The Irish Horse (2 credits) 

NC State Program Cost 
Program Dates 
  • May 12 - 26, 2019
  • Various locations in Ireland including Limerick and Dublin 

  • Dr. Shannon Phillips-Pratt,

  • 2.0+ GPA 
  • Not on active disciplinary probation 
  • Not on Academic Integrity Probation currently or during prior semester 
The University reserves the right to alter the program format and/or costs in case of conditions beyond its control. If the program is canceled or a student withdraws, a refund for the program may not be available in all cases. Please refer to the Study Abroad Withdrawal and Refund Policy for details. Questions may be directed to

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 02/15/2019
Rolling Admission 05/12/2019 05/26/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be notified of acceptance in 2 to 4 weeks.

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This program is currently not accepting applications.