Category Archives: Horse Industry Economy
When the horse industry economy was better off than it is currently, it was easier to get away with business mistakes. However, when times are tough and we really need to learn quickly from our mistakes, it is often harder emotionally to learn those lessons. Stressed businesses [...]
The job market in the horse industry is very soft right now. People are getting jobs regularly, but finding a horse job takes extra effort and creativity. Many of you are used to working in main stream horse jobs with farms or stables. There are still jobs out there with these operations. However, [...]
In a 24/7 business like the horse business, burnout is a real possibility. Tough economic times can make burnout even more extreme. Here is an article on business burn out in general with some good advice for horse industry professionals.
Suffering from Business Burn Out? Fight Back with these Six Tips
By Caron_Beesley [...]
The economic recovery seems to be proceeding at a snails pace. Many of us are still watching expenses like a hawk. Even though times are hard, don’t forget your employees this Christmas. Employee satisfaction still tops the list of things employees want in a job. You don’t [...]
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Find out what is most important to horse industry employees in their jobs: salary, appreciation, health insurance, personal treatment, treatment of horses and more. See [...]
In a horse industry career or in an equine business it pays to know where the horse industry is going next; what products and services will soon be in demand. Successful horse people are the ones who get ready for the next trend before it gets here in a big way. Being a [...]
The American Horse Publications Association (AHP) just released the results from the Equine Industry Survey. 11,171 people participated. The statistics show positive trends in the horse industry despite hard economic times. Some of the statistics reflect good things ahead for equine employment.
Over half of the participants expect to remain at the same level [...]
How is the Horse Industry economy really doing? I hear all sorts of hopes and complaints, but what is really going on?
Is the horse industry economy still getting worse, has it leveled out, is it starting to get better? What do you think? Do you think we are suffering more than other [...]