Business and Bias in the Equestrian Industry
January 13 – February 15, 2021
Taught by Prof. Piper Klemm, Ph.D.
2 credit-hour course
Insight into equestrian business that you cannot find anywhere else
Registration is Now Closed for the January 2021 session. Registration for Summer 2021 will open in February 2021.
Clarkson University is pleased to announce a new two-credit-hour course: BEA 113: Business and Bias in the Equestrian Industry. The online course will be offered and taught by Prof. Piper Klemm, Ph.D., publisher of The Plaid Horse. The course uses the interdisciplinary tools of economics, psychology, and cultural norms, along with addressing issues of power and justice, to examine and understand the inner-workings of the equestrian industry. The course provides the students with an intellectual skill set to navigate through and flourish within the sport.
This college course is a unique educational contribution to the equine industry; utilizing both the intellectual and practitioner communities. From the micro to the macro environment, Prof. Klemm brings to bear insights from a variety of disciplines to understand patterns within the industry, persistent inequities, and norms and customs that foster irrational decision making. In this era of unparalleled stress to the equine community, she offers college-credit business instruction to pursue future success.
Prof. Klemm is recognized for her commitment to education in the industry. In addition to her college teaching, through The Plaid Horse magazine, the weekly podcast the #Plaidcast, books, articles, speaking engagements, and support of educational pursuits, she puts learning front and center.
The course is a 2 credit course and is transcribed by Clarkson University.