WATCH webcast recording
Recorded: February 28, 2012
Speaker: Kristen Wilson | University of Maryland Extension
Presentation Summary: Many people think running a horse boarding business is an easy way to make money, but little do they know there is much more to it. Before diving in to this new equine business venture, it is important to know exactly what is involved and what factors you need to consider as part of your business plan to be successful.
Presenter Information: Kristen Wilson earned a B.S. degree in Animal Science - Equine Industry with a minor in Agriculture Business from the University of Florida in 2003. She remained at University of Florida to earn a M.S. degree in Extension Education with a minor in Youth Development in 2005. As the Extension Horse Specialist for University of Maryland Extension, Kristen provides statewide leadership for the Maryland 4-H Horse Program by coordinating statewide equine contests and educational programs for 4-Hers, volunteers and county educators. In addition, she teaches within the Institute of Institute of Applied Agriculture's Equine Business Management Program. Kristen is active in showing Tennessee Walking Horses at the National level and recently received 6 National Championships in 2011 with her mare.