RDPR 390

Farm and Stable Management

Prerequisites: BUSN 127, BUSN 131, BUSN 150, ECON 101, and RDPR 169. An analysis of the management components of operating a successful for-profit equine operation. Areas to be studied: employee/independent contractors laws and taxation, risk management, equine health care, marketing, budgeting, and long-range financial planning. Each student will develop a detailed plan for the staffing, management, equine health care, and budgeting of a specific facility. Professionals in the equine industry will be brought in to discuss specific aspects of farm and stable management.