In spite of your best efforts, conflicts with your customers will occur. Address them calmly and clearly. Understand that these issues are usually not personal, but arise from a lack of understanding or unhappy past experiences.
Brooke USA’s Horse Heroes campaign is honoring the memory of those American war horses by raising funds to improve the welfare of working horses, donkeys, and mules around the world.
A press release can go out to just your facility's users or clients, or it can be aimed at a wider audience. Here is a template to help you get your news out.
Consider the pros and cons of working and not working when about to retire. Also have a fallback strategy ready if you realize you need to go back to work.
It takes a small village to operate an equine-assisted activities and therapies facility. From providing basic care for the horses to helping with scheduled therapy sessions or completing special projects (putting up hay, fixing fences, building stalls), volunteers are central to a center’s success.
You have a great facility in a good location, nice pastures, amazing barn help, excellent vets, farriers, trainers and other service providers. With all that going for you, shouldn't word-of-mouth marketing be your best advertising tool?
Warm summer days are drawing to a close and cooler, damper, snowy winter weather looms in the not-too-distant future. Use your time wisely as fall approaches to create a routine that offers “you” time while also prepping your barn for the cold months ahead.
Work with a financial planner and/or business consultant to determine if a high-deductible medical plan paired with a HSA is the right fit for you or your business.
Think your finances are too strapped to set aside money for retirement? Consider this…
The optimal “emergency fund” savings account should cover six months' to one year’s living expenses.