Professional Stable Manager

        Being a Certified Professional Stable Manager is career enhancing and life enriching.  Certification means you have successfully completed a series of courses and acquired the specialized knowledge it implies.

        Knowledge applied to a purpose is true power; and those who possess the knowledge have the power to make significant contributions to benefit the owners of horses boarded at stables catering to pleasure riders and/or show competition riders.

       Certification is an academic record of your achievement.  Certification grants you the right to put PsM (professional stable manager) after your name.

       Earning "certification" as a professional stable manager requires the completion of 10 designated courses.  Students will receive a "certificate of achievement" for each course completed as well as any "elective" courses completed
. Click here to see sample of course certificate of achievement.

        Required Courses: 
You must complete all of the following courses, plus two electives to be awarded Certification

(Click on name for course description.)

                                         Stable Management  $275.00
Equine Nutrition for Maximum Performance $275.00
Legal Aspects of Horse Management $275.00
Equine Health and Disease Management $275.00
Equine Massage $275.00
Equine Safety and Rescue $275.00
Bits, Saddle Fitting and Hoof Balance $275.00
Understanding Equine Behavior $275.00
Preparation for Competition $275.00
The Business of Making Money With Horses $275.00

           Elective Courses: choose two (2) electives to meet requirements for Certification

                                       Conformation and Selection for Performance $275.00
Showmanship in Hand $275.00
Training Performance Horses $275.00
Instructor Role & Responsibility $275.00
Teaching Techniques $275.00                      
Essential Oils and Acupressure for Horses $275.00
Equine Dressage $275.00
Equine Photography $275.00
Equine Reproduction $275.00
Fit to Ride (weight loss guide) $275.00
Five Element Theory for Horses $275.00
Rev Up Your Dressage Scores $275.00
Ride Competitive Trail To Win $275.00
Stallion Management $275.00
Traditional Chinese Medicine Meridian Theory for Horses $275.00
Train a Reiner $275.00
Train For Trail $275.00
Train For Western Riding  $275.00


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         And now students can earn discounts on equine insurance for each course certificate they hold, thereby offsetting the cost of their entire education. In addition, students can save hundreds of dollar$ with Gateway computer discounts offered only to students enrolled in approved college programs.  
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        Once all required courses for the Professional Stable Manager Certification have been successfully completed, Equine Studies Institute, the world's leading provider of online equine study curriculum for colleges and universities, will award your Certified Professional Stable Manager certificate.
Click here for certificate sample.
        Students may begin courses at any time and may take one or more courses at the same time.

        Courses have a completion deadline of one (1) year from the time of enrollment in a specific course.  The student may petition for an extension.  Requests for extensions must be submitted in writing (email is accepted - info@horsecoursesonline.com).  Extension requests will be reviewed on a case by case basis.

        It is suggested students register and take the courses in the sequence listed above, but it is not mandatory.  Students may begin a course whenever they choose and may get assistance from their instructors by e-mail at any time.  Students study the lesson material and then submit assignments and quizzes online.  Instructors grade the work and return comments by e-mail.  If the student's work is satisfactory, the student will then receive the next lesson link.

       The curriculum in this program is designed to be practical and applicable to all equestrian disciplines.  The focus is always on the eventual success of the individual student.

       As with all good certification, credential and licensing programs, we expect you to remain informed about the latest techniques, advances, skills and research that affects you and the horses within your care.
       Certification from Equine Studies Institute as a Professional Horse Trainer or Professional Riding Instructor or Professional Stable Manager is granted for your lifetime…however, it is expected you will continue seeking knowledge and it is expected you will renew your "certification" every two years.
       To be eligible for "certification renewal" you must complete and verify a minimum of 20 hours of continuing education during each two-year period.  You will be given "continuing education" credit for online and classroom college courses, for formal seminars and clinics, and for participation in breed association or organizational educational programs.  (E-mail:
info@horsecoursesonline.com for eligibility of educational programs.)
       You must submit your certification renewal information along with a check or money order for $40 to HorseCoursesOnline, 838 Georg Oaks, Bulverde, TX 78163.  Be sure to include dates, receipts, transcripts or other pertinent information for verification.

       To change your life, establish yourself as a professional, and assure your financial future, begin earning your Certification as a Professional Stable Manager today.  Sign up here.

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Hands-on Stable Management certification available at CHA.