Blog for Equestrian Centres

Glamping and riding centres

19 January 2017 eaqmt Comments Off on Glamping and riding centres ABRS, British Horse Society, Equestrian, Livery yards

Diversifying your business should be a consideration for any centre that has room to spare and limitations on how far your riding centre can grow. Glamping is a definite possibility if you have spare field space, woodland and areas that could easily be sculpted to have one or two glamping pods on site.   Add […]

Is your horse insured

25 November 2016 eaqmt Comments Off on Is your horse insured ABRS, BEF, British Horse Society, Equestrian, Livery yards, Riding centres blog

It strikes me that for every highly responsible horse rider, sharer or owner there must be a high number of irresponsible ones who toy with danger every time they ride out! Being insured is not just about having your vet bills paid when colic surgery is needed.   The insurance you get for rider and […]

Black friday scams

25 November 2016 eaqmt Comments Off on Black friday scams ABRS, British Horse Society

Dubious delivery confirmations Many Black Friday shoppers go online to buy their gifts, and scammers know it. Fraudsters have been known to send out fake emails supposedly confirming the delivery of purchased products but filled with phishing links and virus-filled downloads. This is especially problematic for shoppers who indeed have made online purchases and are […]

Diversification for riding centres

24 November 2016 eaqmt Comments Off on Diversification for riding centres Uncategorized

Diversification – to reduce risk by varying the offerings at your riding centre. That’s an opportunity that you can all make use of I’m sure.   If you’ve got space, be it fields or a barn area or porta-cabins then there is certainly something you can offer your clients. Glamping Yogo and pilates Get fit […]

Taking bookings online for your riding centre

21 November 2016 eaqmt Comments Off on Taking bookings online for your riding centre ABRS, Advertising, British Horse Society, Equestrian, Marketing, Mobile website, Riding centre software, Website design

Some of our clients have asked about being able to take bookings for the riding centre via their website and that includes taking the payment via an online payment gateway like Paypal. During those conversations we have thrashed out the pros and cons that make it viable and at the same time problematic. On the […]

Not on my Yard Anti Bullying Campaign

18 November 2016 eaqmt Comments Off on Not on my Yard Anti Bullying Campaign ABRS, BEF, British Horse Society, Equestrian, Marketing, Riding centres blog, Social media

If you see anyone suffering with low self esteem, a lack of confidence, shyness then why not step up and become a friend!   With a world of cyber socialites it is easier than ever to become locked out and this needs to change. Tudor Rose Equines have chosen to spread the word and stand […]

Starting a new business

16 November 2016 eaqmt Comments Off on Starting a new business ABRS, Advertising, British Horse Society, Equestrian, Marketing, Mobile apps, Mobile website, Riding centre software, Website design

The dream of starting a new business is very exciting and for many it is the idea of working in the equine sector that makes all the difference, but let’s not forget that it is still a job that needs hard work, planning and effort to succeed. I thought it may be useful to list out […]

Coping with Brexit

14 November 2016 eaqmt Comments Off on Coping with Brexit ABRS, BEF, British Horse Society, Equestrian, Livery yards, Riding centres blog

Since it was decided to leave the EU the country has been divided in mind and spirit, but for many small businesses the biggest hit has been a financial one. The Euro and Dollar exchange rate has taking a real whack and anyone importing is already facing the need to increase prices by 20% to […]

Recommendation for a backup system

7 September 2016 eaqmt Comments Off on Recommendation for a backup system ABRS, British Horse Society, Riding centre software

There are many ways to build a more resiliant infrastructure for your data, but at the end of the day you really need to keep it simple so you don’t get bogged down with tech. Something I’ve been playing with is to use the NAS drive type system to act as a hub for data. […]