Have you ever wanted a career working with horses?  This course can help turn your passion for horses into a business.  It will also present new ideas to help current small stable owners revive their business plan so that it runs smoother and more lucrative. Daily operations of a horse stable are covered including nutrition and feed plans, fencing, stall layouts, equipment and property maintenance, veterinarian and farrier schedules.  A step-by-step guide for creating a functional business plan, marketing ideas and a review of various contracts will be presented.  Learn more about employment within the horse world by exploring horse related careers including professional groom, horse sitter, farm manager, lesson instructor, feed representative, tack store employee, trainer, equine event planner and more. Students will participate in 4 weeks of classroom instruction and 2 weeks of hands on experience in day-to-day barn management at a local stable. This course is open to students age 16 and up.  Turn your equine business dreams into a success!

Spring 2017 Courses