Monthly Archives: January 2011
A few years ago my friend Bob and I attended a week long horsemanship workshop at Livermore Ranch. Bob and I have known each other since we were kids. Bob has always had a difficult time with relationships. As a kid, his brothers used to say he would grow up to be a [...]
Tough economic times can make us want to crawl into bed and pull the covers over our head. It is very tempting to “hunker down” and wait for the storm to pass. Resist this temptation! People are getting new jobs all the time, even in these times. If you are [...]
What are they? While teleseminars have become commonplace in many industries, they are just beginning to catch on with equestrians. Many equestrians don’t know what a teleseminar is or how they work. Allow me to help you with that. There are a few different types of teleseminars. What they all [...]
In this day of increasing tuition and tightening family budgets, equine students are increasingly turning to student loans to make ends meet in their education. For their part, admissions departments are even suggesting student loans as a way to invest in the future and increase the equine student’s ability to [...]
There is no question that being promoted with your current horse industry employer is the easiest way to advance your career. Here are some tips on how to prepare for a promotion and maximize your chances of being chosen:
1. Be sure you understand the job you want [...]
In my daily work at Equimax, I talk to people who are starting their own horse business and people who are giving up their own horse business to work for someone else. Sometimes people are getting out of their own business because they were not ready to start a business in the first place. [...]
Legal matters always seem like an extra annoyance to us horse people when things are going well. When things go south, a little advance attention to legal matters goes a long way. Tracie Dinehart is an attorney licensed in Michigan and an active equestrian. Because of these dual roles, she has [...]
by Patti Bartsch, M.A., Ph.D.
For a while now, I have been talking with and surveying equestrians and what I found out has been most interesting. The vast majority of equestrians I’ve talked with told me that they use some kind of holistic modality on their horse. Many use massage, others use acupuncture, some [...]
Did you know that most horse industry employers have very little idea what students learn in an Equine Studies or other equine related degree? Unfortunately, lots of students spend time and money obtaining a degree without understanding the value of the degree in the job market.
For most jobs, getting [...]