Growing a Therapeutic Horsemanship Business, Mar 14-16, 2014
From Vision to Reality: Starting or Growing Your Therapeutic Horsemanship or
Equine Assisted Therapy Business
March 14-16, 2014
Touchstone Farm is excited to offer this intensive weekend seminar for individuals and groups interested in starting or growing a business offering therapeutic horsemanship (riding, driving, groundwork) or equine assisted therapy.
Whether your business is in the “dreaming” stage or the “formative” stage, this workshop provides information, material and plans to help you take your Vision to Reality.
Who Should Attend?
Attend with your business partner, Board or Advisory Council President, instructors or therapists. This seminar is designed (and priced!) to foster whole team participation, thereby strengthening your organization’s ability to move forward with gusto.
Don’t yet have a team? Please come anyway and let us help you build that team in the near future.
- Sharing Your Vision
- Creating a Mission Statement
- Strategic Planning
- Building Your Program and Your Team
- Deciding What Is Best for Your Situation
- Finances: Fueling the Mission
- Business Basics
- Crafting Your Business Plan and Fundraising Plan
- Assembling a Board of Directors or Advisory Council
- Setting Priorities and a Timetable
Our presenters, Isabella (Boo) Martin and KC Henry, will share their extensive personal experience of starting nonprofit and for profit businesses. With humor, enthusiasm, entrepreneurial spirit, and honesty, they will share both their triumphs and their disappointments with the aim of helping your new business thrive.
One on one consulting time with KC or Boo will be available during the seminar to meet the specific needs or questions of your team.
NOTE: 15% of the program fee for each participant is being donated by the presenters to Horses and Humans Research Foundation. HHRF is a grantmaking organization whose mission is, through investment in rigorous research, to serve as a catalyst to advance knowledge of horses and their potential to impact on the health and wellness of people.
1st person from one organization...$300 for the seminar
2nd person from one organization...$ 250
Each additional person from one organization...$200
Stay in Stepping Stone Lodge
We highly recommend that participants stay right on the farm in Stepping Stone Lodge, which is also the location of all presentations, discussions, and meals. The fee is $125 per person per night for lodging and all meals.
If you are not staying at the Lodge, we will provide lunch and dinner for you at the Lodge for $40 per day.
Weekend Schedule and Registration
Contact Boo Martin at 603-654-6308 or email her at email@example.com.