Horse Council BC presents:
A day devoted to Coaches and Instructors Professional Development

When: Friday January 18th, 9:00 to 4:00
Where: Kamloops Convention Center, Kamloops, BC

“Setting Up and Growing a Successful Equine Business”

Clinician: Heather Gentles

Heather Gentles is an Instructor for the University of Guelph’s successful online courses,including  Planning for a Profitable Equine Business. In this one day intense session Heather will cover material including:

  • What is a business plan and why is one needed?
  • SMART Goals
  • Research
  • Financial Basics
  • Risk (Liability and Insurance)
  • Ways to adapt to a changing environment

Heather has a Bachelor and Masters of Science in Biologyfrom the University of Northern Arizona and a Masters of Business Administration in Marketing and General Management from the Weatherhead School of Management in Cleveland, Ohio. She has over 20 years experience in marketing research and
product management. Heather also helps small businesses get off the ground and develop their  marketing initiatives.

This day is designed to help new as well as established Coaches and Instructors understand the basics of starting a business and setting themselves up for success. It is ideal for anyone with the following questions:

  • Could you use more business?
  • Need some help with start up costs or cash flow?
  • Are you covering all of basics as far as insurance and liability?

This seminar is a hands on working session that will benefit everyone who attends.

$50.00 + HST - Certified Coaches or Instructors
$60.00 + HST - Guests or Non-Certified Coaches

Fill out the registration form here


If you have also registered for the 2013 Equine Education Conference the Registration fee for the 2013 Coaches Professional Day is only $25.00 + HST

If you refer or bring 5 or more students with you to attend the full weekend of the Equine Education Conference then you receive a $50.00 discount on your Full Weekend Equine Education Conference Pass.  

If you you refer or bring 10 or more students with you to attend the full weekend of the Equine Education Conference  then you receive your Full Weekend Equine Education Conference Pass for FREE!


For more information contact coaching@hcbc.ca

This Provincial Professional Development Day and the Equine Education Conference may be used for Coaches Updating hours.

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