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The Riding Lesson Program

Riding instructors often miss the mark when it comes to setting up their businesses. They look at each lesson in a vacuum, assuming that it stands alone as its own separate event. In reality, each lesson is part of an…

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Sharing the Load

Running a horse business is no easy task—it takes considerable strength, skill, and energy on a daily basis. This is why many horse businesses run by single individuals often fail. You’ve got to learn to share the load. Yes, you’ll…

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Scaling Back: An Announcement and a Tip

Some of my regular readers might have noticed that I’ve been somewhat absent from the blog these last couple weeks. Part of that is because I’ve been sick (some sort of evil upper respiratory bug that just won’t die), and…

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Mystery Shopping for the Horse Business

Sometimes horse business owners need to take the lead from other industries. If you want to find out how well your employees are performing on the job, mystery shopping is one of the best places to get objective, empirical information….

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How to Challenge Students in Riding Lessons

Each riding lesson you teach should introduce your student(s) to new material. You might work on movements or techniques taught in previous lessons, but you must bring something fresh to the table. I’ve met many riding instructors who hardly ever…

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Horse Job Spotlight: Riding Instructor

If you are interested in becoming a riding instructor, take heart in the knowledge that you aren’t alone. Thousands of other equestrians all around the world aspire to this career choice because it allows you to work directly with people…

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Horse Job Spotlight: Horse Trainer

There are few horse jobs more well-known than that of the horse trainer. These are the professionals who get horses ready for everything from basic riding to high-level competition, and collectively they possess the most equine knowledge with regard to…

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A Horror Story (And a Warning)

Many young equestrian professionals would do anything to work with horses. They’re willing to “pay their dues” mucking stalls, cleaning tack, and attending to any other task if it might help them accomplish their goals down the road. This is…

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7 Ways to Spruce Up the Barn

No one wants to look at overgrown lawns, out-of-control bushes, peeling paint, or broken fencing. Neglecting the aesthetic aspects of your barn will turn away prospective clients and give current clients a reason to look elsewhere. If you need to…

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