Monthly Archives: March 2010
March 31, 2010 “‚¬ Equine Canada is proud to announce the release of the Stable Management Manual.
The original version of this manual was written in 1993, and due to its continued popularity and many dedicated volunteers, the revised Stable Management Manual is now available in English and French on the Equine Canada e-store at www.ec-store.ca.
Deciding about college when you want to work in equestrian jobs is not a black and white decision. Most employers with horse jobs are more interested in experience than they are a particular degree or certificate. However, there are some good reasons to go to college. Here are some thoughts on the [...]
The horse industry is a free wheeling and fun place to work, but it is not for everyone. If you are a confident, self reliant, “think on your feet”, and flexible person who doesn’t mind sudden life changes that may require major adjustments, the horse industry may be for you.
Here are some characteristics of [...]
Conventional wisdom says “stick up for number one.” “Nobody will take care of you if you don’t.” Our society sends us the message that this is the attitude we should have when we negotiate for a job. Negotiating is seen by many people as a “battle of adversaries.” [...]
Becoming a professional equestrian rider not only requires the talent, but it also requires a specific attitude that enables the rider to reach the professional level. Develop a passion for riding horses with helpful tips from Ali Nilforushan, an experienced Grand Prix rider.
More Educational Opportunities for the Equine Industry
Posted Mar 4, 2010
Equine Guelph has a range of upcoming workshops:
Horses101 Seminar Series, Erin – March 24, 31, April 7, 14
Horses101 is a series of seminars geared towards teaching members of the equine industry all about managing horses. From the new rider to the new horse owner to [...]
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 [...]
Let’s face it, there are as many ways to get fired from jobs with horses as there are grains of sand on the beach. However, here are ten “no brainers” that are easy to avoid.
1. Don’t be late or absent from the job without a good excuse and without letting your employer know [...]
In these tough economic times, equine employers are under a lot of financial pressure. Even when the best financial practices are followed, it is easy for horse job employers to slip into cash flow problems without much warning. When employers who have horse jobs are looking around for ways to conserve [...]