What is the Tennessee Master Horse Program?


The Tennessee Master Horse Program is an educational program designed to provide a foundation of science-based equine nutrition, management and environmental information applicable to all horse owners and those interested in equine well-being. Using a combination of classroom discussion and hands-on teaching to cover a wide variety of equine-related topics to equip attendees with the knowledge needed to implement best management practices on their operations and improve equine care.

The driving force behind the TMHP is to raise the level of education and improve overall success of horse owners and producers within the state. Additionally, by improving management practices and providing the opportunity for intellectual growth, equine producers and business owners can continue to expand this vital portion of Tennessee agriculture. By providing science-based, objective information families, youth, and the community can generate or continue to build upon their existing knowledge base and ensure success of the equine industry for years to come.


Upcoming Classes 

  • Dates and Times: March 26 2020 at 5:30pm EST; March 27, 2020 at 5:30pm; March 28th 8am-4pm EST. Participants must attend all sessions to recieve a certificate. 
  • Location: 6183 Adamson Circle, Chattanooga, TN 37416
  • Cost: $150 per person for full registration  (includes all course content, TMHP manual, sign, boot towel, and certificate); $35 additional per person if accompanying a full registration participant 
  • To register or for more information contact: Whitney Jackson at wsimmon7@utk.edu or (423) 447-2451
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Programs are coordinated by county extension agents local to their area.  Contact your local County Extension Office ​to determine if a program is being planned for your area, or to express interest in a future program!