Tag Archives: horse business
Everybody wants to be the manager at their horse job. Do you know what it takes, or do you just think you know? Being the manager can provide status, higher pay, and a sense of accomplishment. However, being a manager also comes with a different and more challenging set of [...]
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 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. [...]
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 [...]
Here’s a good webinar from the IRS on Common Employment Tax issues. This general treatment of the subject applies to the horse industry. Don’t worry, you don’t have to sign in to see it, and the IRS won’t track you down just because you viewed it. It does take some time however; a [...]
Do you consider yourself a risk-taker? Let’s take it one step further and ask: do you consider yourself a risk-taker in your horse business? The latter might result in a slightly different answer than the former.
Take a look at this video on risk taking in business by Abby Johnson.
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Nothing seems as scarce as a business plan in the horse industry. When most of us think about a business plan, we think about board rooms, accountants, and months of work and preparation. Besides, does a small business really need a business plan?
In some ways, business plans are more important for small businesses [...]
by Doug Emerson
A reader e-mailed recently as a follow up to a Profitable Horseman newsletter about employees from the employer’s view:
Have really enjoyed your newsletter and have been getting it for a couple of years. Now, will you write one from the employee’s view. How to treat people you hire. We [...]
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 [...]
In my conversations with job seekers and employers, I quite often hear people say that they like horses more than they like people. I sympathize with this sentiment. People can be unpredictable, devious, hurtful, and downright nasty at times. Horses are generally predictable, straight forward, and honest. [...]