We offer a large variety of services ranging from show management to developing sponsorship program to awards programs to marketing plans for equestrian businesses.

Horse Show Services

 

Before the Show Management and Secretary Activities

 

  • Secure judges and TD selected by show committee and execute contracts 

  • Prepare Omnibus page 

  • File paperwork for show dates and recognitions with USDF/USEF/SWDC/AQHA

  • Prepare show budget for board 

  • Prepare and submit prize list for USDF/USEF approval 

  • Set travel plan and contact list for judges and TD 

  • Accept and check entries 

  • Assist competitors with entry questions and special requests. 

  • Schedule ride times 

  • Make stalling assignments 

  • Run test copies 

  • Order bridle numbers 

  • Order ribbons and prizes

  • Inventory left over awards and order replacement awards 

  • Prepare judges packets

  • Prepare stall cards and attach to stalls on move-in day 

  • Prepare and print show day sheets

  • Write emergency plan

  • Assist with program content

 

During the Show Management and Secretary Activities

 

  • Check in competitors 

  • Sell and insure delivery of extra shavings orders 

  • Maintain day sheet and make accommodations to competitors as needed 

  • Oversee scoring including calculation of high points 

  • Input scores and submit results to USDF/USEF/SWDC 

  • Coordinate arena maintenance schedule

  • Check in volunteers

  • Oversee warmup

  • Set up and remove arena(s)

  • Hire announcer, EMT, farrier, vet 

 

Post Show Management and Secretary Activities

 

  • Follow up with USEF/USDF regarding any concerns expressed 

  • Mail tests and ribbons that competitors forgot to pick up 

  • Calculate USDF/USEF/SWDC payments and complete post competition reports 

  • Update show spreadsheet describing revenue and expenses 

  • Store awards for next show

  • Send thank you notes to sponsors and voluteers

 

Competitor Services
  • Explain entry requirements for recognized and schooling shows

  • Describe benefits of national and local organizations

  • Assist with setting realistic goals at the local and national level

    • USDF awards

      • ‚ÄčAll-breeds awards

      • Horse of the year awards

      • Rider awards (medals, etc.)

    • Regional Championships

    • WDAA Lifetime Program

    • Schooling show and local awards

  • Assistance with completing entry blanks including online entry.

Show Equipment & Memberships
  • 2 full sized arenas; 2 short arenas

  • 4 sets of letters

  • Photo Backdrop

  • Office equipment (computers, copier, printers)

  • 2-way radios (set of 10 recharagable)

  • Judges table skirts 

  • Show management software (www.foxvillage.com)

  • Online entry (www.equestrianentries.com)

  • Webcast capabilities and video sales

  • Show supplies (gloves, clipboards, whistles, pens, etc)

  • Memberships

    • United States Equestrian Federation

    • United State Dressage Federation

    • Western Dressage Association of America

    • American Quarter Horse Association

    • Arabian Horse Association

    • OK State Racing license

    • Central Plains Dressage Society

 

Equestrian Business and Marketing Consulting
  • Marketing Plan Development 

  • Business Analysis

  • PhD in marketing with 27 years experience

Website / Social Media
Club / GMO Services
  • Survey reseach of membership

  • Development of year-end awards rules

  • Maintenance of year-end award standings

  • Development and implementation of local level championship programs and show series

  • Develop sponsorship programs

 

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