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Business Operations - Management

Conducting Performance Reviews

1 lessons

Duration:

20 minutes

Intermediate

Want to learn how to conduct effective performance reviews (often called appraisals) on a stud farm? Are you managing employees in your role and want to understand more about performance management?

Crucial to the success of any breeding operation are your employees and getting the most out of your team is critical in providing the best care and welfare for your horses and clients.

This short course will you improve your understanding and knowledge of preparing for and conducting an effective performance review, whether it’s your first time conducting one, or you simply want to brush up on your skills as a manager.

Breeding Operations - Administration

Stud Administration Course

1 lessons

Duration:

30 minutes per module (x4)

Intermediate

If you're involved with running a stud farm then you'll appreciate how critical the administration side of the operation is to the success of the business.

This modular course guides you through the fundamentals of stud administration and helps lay foundations for a sustainable business by providing you with the knowledge to ensure that stud administration for your operation is effective. 

You'll hear first-hand from experts within the and industry about their roles, including the legal and industry requirements you need to know, and be guided through four key areas: Horse Records, Operations Records, Client Records and Employee Records.

Business Operations - Management

Business Essentials Programme: Marketing and Communication

1 lessons

Duration:

45 minutes

Do you run or own a stud farm and want to know more about the business side of the industry? This Marketing and Communication course forms part of the Business Essentials programme and is aimed at anyone wishing to enhance their knowledge of running or managing a breeding operation.

Stud farms come in different shapes and sizes, so owners and managers need to identify and prioritise what needs to be done to provide the highest level of care and welfare for their horses, staff and service for their clients.

With input from marketing and industry experts, it’s designed to improve knowledge and understanding of business essentials, and provide the fundamental knowledge around marketing for anyone running or managing a bloodstock breeding business.

Business Operations - Management

Business Essentials Programme: Leadership and Maximising Team Performance

1 lessons

Duration:

40 minutes

Do you run or own a stud farm and want to know more about the business side of the industry? 

This Leadership and Maximising Team Performance course forms part of the Business Essentials programme and is aimed at anyone wishing to enhance their knowledge of running or managing a breeding operation.

Stud farms come in different shapes and sizes, so owners and managers need to identify and prioritise what needs to be done to provide the highest level of care and welfare for their horses, staff and service for their clients.

With input from leadership and industry experts, it’s designed to improve knowledge and understanding of business essentials, and provide the fundamental knowledge around leadership for anyone running or managing a bloodstock breeding business.

Business Operations - Management

Business Essentials Programme: Finance

1 lessons

Duration:

40 minutes

Do you run or own a stud farm and want to know more about the business side of the industry? 

This Finance course forms part of the Business Essentials programme and is aimed at anyone wishing to enhance their knowledge of running or managing a breeding operation.

Stud farms come in different shapes and sizes, so owners and managers need to identify and prioritise what needs to be done to provide the highest level of care and welfare for their horses, staff and service for their clients.

With input from finance and industry experts, it’s designed to improve knowledge and understanding of business essentials, and provide the fundamental knowledge around finance for anyone running or managing a bloodstock breeding business.

Business Operations - Management

Business Essentials Programme: Employment

1 lessons

Duration:

45 minutes

Do you run or own a stud farm and want to know more about the business side of the industry? 

This Employment course forms part of the Business Essentials programme and is aimed at anyone wishing to enhance their knowledge of running or managing a breeding operation.

Stud farms come in different shapes and sizes, so owners and managers need to identify and prioritise what needs to be done to provide the highest level of care and welfare for their horses, staff and service for their clients.

With input from employment and industry experts, it’s designed to improve knowledge and understanding of business essentials, and provide the fundamental knowledge around  employment for anyone running or managing a bloodstock breeding business.

 

Nutrition

Nutrition: Feeding Youngstock for Sales Preparation

1 lessons

Duration:

1 hour

Intermediate 

A short course featuring five video-based presentations featuring equine nutritionist Louise Jones.

Louise explores how nutrition influences Skeletal Development, Muscle Development, Digestive Health, Skin, Coat and Hoof Condition, and finally Diet and Behaviour in youngstock ahead of the sales.

Pedigrees

Understanding Pedigrees

4 lessons

Foundation

Looking to improve your knowledge of pedigrees, or take your understanding of it to the next level? Then our updated Understanding Pedigrees course is the place to start. 

This modular course takes you through several areas relating to Thoroughbred pedigrees, starting with the historical context through to the evolvement of the modern Thoroughbred.

Written by industry expert Joe Grimwade, you will learn all about the selection methods and considerations needed by breeders, hear from experts on how to interpret a sales catalogue and much more.