Adam V. D'Agostino

  • Associate Lecturer, Equine Business Management
  • Head Western Coach, Equestrian Team
  • Adjunct Professor, Business Management
Courses: 
  • EQ-101, -201, -301, -401
  • BU-205
Adam V. D'Agostino, Cazenovia College Associate Lecturer, Equine Business Management
Division(s): 
Business & Management
Contact: 
Contact Information Available
Office Location: 
Equine Education Center
Telephone: 
315.655.7294
Email: 
avdagostino@cazenovia.edu
Adam joined Cazenovia College in the Fall of 2011. He is an Associate Lecturer in the Equine Business Management program, teaches business classes and is the Head Western Coach for the Varsity Equestrian Team.  Adam is an A.Q.H.A. Professional Horseman and resides in Tully, NY where he owns Empire Performance Horses (a private horse training business that specializes in training show horses for competition in the A.Q.H.A, A.P.H.A, P.t.H.A, P.H.B.A., and N.S.B.A.).
Education: 
  • M.B.A. Organizational Leadership, University of Findlay
  • M.B.A. Marketing, University of Findlay
  • B.S. Western Equestrian Studies, University of Findlay
  • B.S. Equine Business Management, University of Findlay
Awards/Honors: 
  • 2008 National I.H.S.A Champion- AQHA Team Advanced Western Horsemanship
  • 2009 National I.H.S.A Champion- AQHA Team Advanced Western Horsemanship
  • 2008 Reserve National I.H.S.A. Western Championship Team Member
  • 2009 National I.H.S.A. Western Championship Team Member
Experience: 
  • Owner, Empire Performance Horses (2009- present)
  • Graduate Intern, Cindy Morehead/University of Findlay, Findlay, OH (2009-2011)
  • Intern, Scott Jones, Dave Miller/ Showstring, Oneco, CT (2010)
  • Assistant, Nancy Sue Ryan/Show Stop Farm, Nocona, TX (2007-2008)
  • Assistant, Darren Menkins/Shallow Brook Farm, Stillwater, NJ (2006-2007)
Media Appearances/Interviews: 
"California Way" (American Quarter Horse Journal; July 2008)
Memberships: 
  • American Quarter Horse Association
  • A.Q.H.A. Professional Horsemen's Association
  • National Snaffle Bit Association
  • American Paint Horse Association
  • Palomino Horse Breeders Association
  • New York Palomino Exhibitors Association
  • Pinto Horse Association of America
  • Intercollegiate Horse Show Association