SM 301 – Stable Management and Business Planning


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Managing a horse operation, big or small, is a demanding but rewarding undertaking. Whether you run your own facility or hope to manage one for someone else, New Horizons’ Stable Management (SM 301) series will help you learn the “business” of horse care.

Establishing a business plan, creating a safe and satisfying environment, applying practical and economical horse-keeping techniques, and maximizing the rewards for your efforts are the focus of these special lessons.

Unique to this program is its individualized approach. You will learn to solve problems, evaluate operational pros and cons, and make effective decisions as they relate to your own set-up. You will then take a mid-term quiz and a final exam to satisfy course requirements and earn your Certificate of Achievement.

Lessons include:

  1. Initial Business Plan
  2. Pasture and Fences
  3. Barns & Equipment
  4. Stalls, Paddocks & Runs
  5. Before the Horses Arrive
  6. After the Horses Arrive
  7. Stable Safety
  8. Pride & Enjoyment

Please Note: When ordering the Downloadable PDF, an email will be sent from which to access the course and print the materials. The Downloadable PDF will also be accessible through the My Account tab. The PDF includes the course lessons and the course quizzes. The course quizzes will then be available to be taken electronically (online). To access, simply login through the My Courses tab on the website. Once completed, the quizzes will be immediately graded and upon verification of course completion a Certificate of Achievement will be mailed to you.

When ordering the Mailed Hardcopy the same course materials will be sent via USPS. The course lessons are printed on 3-hole punch paper, suitable for adding to a 3-ring binder. Upon completion of both the midterm and final quizzes, they are then returned to NHEEC for instructor grading. They may be scanned and returned together via email to or they may be mailed to New Horizons. The graded quizzes and Certificate of Achievement will be returned to you via USPS. If, however, you would rather complete the quizzes online, you will also have access to the quizzes through the My Courses tab and upon verification of course completion a Certificate of Achievement will be mailed to you.


Additional information


Downloadable PDF, Mailed Hardcopy

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