Interested to start a horse business but not quite sure what to start?
The good news is, there are so many opportunities to become an entrepreneur and build an innovative product/service in this line of work.
If you're looking to start your own horse business, there are several amazing options you can choose from.
We put a list together below of the most profitable horse business ideas you can start today!
Here they are:
1. Start a journal brand ($62.8K/month)
Jess Yasuda started Planner Peace, a journal brand, almost 7 years ago:
Hi, I’m Jess. I’m 34 years old from Tasmania, Australia. I started Chasing Planner Peace back in 2015 when I was pregnant with my third child. Originally we were based on Etsy and only sold planner inserts, however, we’ve now turned into a one-stop planner shop that caters to seasoned “planner addicts” who want to add to their planners, and also planner newbies who love the fact our shop is the only store in Australia you can custom build your own ring planner style planner.
Customers can choose their planner size, cover pattern, dividers, accessories and hundreds of refill options. We have over 300 “inserts” that cover everything from weekly, monthly and daily layouts to trackers for fitness, meal planning, habits, health, Christmas and birthday party planning. We also sell ready-made bundles for study, wedding planning, teachers and more. We really pride ourselves on having lots and lots of options so people can choose a perfect planner that suits their unique lifestyle and needs. For example, a busy mum of three who is trying to make time in her day to exercise is going to need a different planner to a young student who lives alone. We also offer very niche inserts such as for people using the National Disability Insurance Scheme in Australia - there is literally nothing else like this on the market.
Over the past few years, we’ve really expanded our range to not only offer planners and inserts, but also planner dashboards (beautiful cover pages), dividers, notepads, stationery items and more. We also recently started our subscription box service where every two months customers can receive a “Planner Peace Box” which is full of planner and self-care goodies. We have so many more plans for new products in 2020.
2. Start a sports coaching business ($4.76K/month)
Sarah Wolfer started Girl Boss Sports, a sports coaching business, over 3 years ago:
My name is Sarah Wolfer and I am the CEO and Founder of Girl Boss Sports. I have been playing soccer since I was 4 years old and coaching soccer since I was 14. I played collegiately and semi-professionally and have coached at all levels from ages 2-22 including at the collegiate level. Most recently I switched sports and have begun playing professional tackle football with the Oregon Ravens who are part of the Women’s National Football Conference. I am also a licensed mental health therapist part-time as I build up my business.
Since starting Girl Boss Sports, I have hired over 20 women to become soccer coaches in the Greater Seattle area - this clearly shows that the common myth that “there are no women interested in or qualified to coach” is in fact false. In addition, we have brought in an average of $4700 of revenue per month over the last 6 months, partnered with over 10 other companies or organizations to work toward the same 2 goals mentioned above, and have worked with hundreds of athletes and teams in the Greater Seattle area.
3. Start a leather business ($26.2K/month)
Jacques Flynn started JAQET, a leather business, over 10 years ago:
Hello! My name is Jacques Flynn.I am the founder and owner of the leather goods company JAQET.
We now consist of a small team based in Long Beach, California where all our products are hand made under one roof. We currently sell our products in boutiques across the globe as well as through our website.
4. Start a horse breeding business
5. Start a saddle pad making buisness
6. Start a mobile pet grooming
7. Start a horse insurance agency
8. Start a horse appraiser business
9. Start a barn sitter business
10. Become a bookkeeper
11. Start a horse sale/auction business
12. Start a horse show managing business
13. Start a horse riding business
14. Start a braider business
15. Start a show coach business
16. Start a nighttime horse security business
17. Start an equine artist business
18. Start a horse leasing business
19. Start a farrier business
20. Start a horse show judge business
21. Start a transportation service
Irakli Litanishvili started Mirai Flights, a transportation service, over 1 year ago:
Hello, my name is Irakli Litanishvili and I am a co-founder of a group of companies called Aim of Emperor that operates in three niches: aviation, fuel & ground handling, and IT. One of the recent additions is Mirai Flights, where I stand as CEO & co-founder.
On the photo: Mirai team
On the photo: Mirai team
22. Start a veterinary clinic ($200K/month)
Stringtown Animal Hospital started Stringtown Animal Hospital, a veterinary clinic, ago:
I am Dr. Ellie Scott and I am passionate about keeping pets healthy and supporting pet parents. I purchased Stringtown Animal Hospital in 2004 to create a pet care facility that is exceptional at preventing and treating illness.
When I purchased the hospital there were 3 employees and 1 veterinarian, myself. We currently have 5 veterinarians and 23 employees. Our community, Grove City, is amazing. My entire team works tirelessly to accommodate the needs of our pet families and make every experience positive. This past year of COVID has been challenging for everyone. But my team has excelled. They embraced the changes of curbside care and keeping themselves healthy. They truly understand the importance of pets in the lives of our pet families. They go above and beyond, every day. There is no doubt they are heroes.
23. Start a horse leasing business
24. Start a tack cleaning and restoration business
25. Become a massage therapist ($240K/month)
Massage is a growing industry, and as such, there are many business options for those who want to enter this field. The most typical form of massage therapist business is an independent operation. This can be either out of one's home or a massage studio rented on an hourly basis.
Building a successful massage therapy business is not as difficult as you might think. Massage therapists offer much-needed services to communities and clientele. If you are looking for a new career or would like to increase your income while delivering an important service, then starting a new massage therapist business can be an excellent choice.
Turn your massage therapy practice into a successful business by applying core business skills that lead to success.
Marike van der Velden started Society Service, a private escort firm, over 16 years ago:
My name is Marike van der Velden and I am the founder and owner of the largest high-end escortservice in The Netherlands: Society Service. The service we offer is called the Girlfriend Experience, which means spending time with an escort will feel similar to spending time with a girlfriend. The experience is very intimate of nature and often includes eroticism, but this is not the main focus of the experience, merely the cherry on top. The social aspect of booking is just as important, if not more.
At any given time, there are around 55 male and female escorts working with Society Service. They cater to clients from all walks of life, from ambitious businessmen to nervous virgins and curious couples. The aim is to create a mutually enjoyable, memorable, and extraordinary experience. This experience does come with a price tag of at least $1,000 per booking, resulting in a multi-million dollar annual turnover.
Picture from the book I wrote: Escort Bible (in Dutch)
26. Start a horse riding business
27. Start an equine craniosacral practitioner business
28. Start a chapstick brand
29. Start an online equine store business
30. Start a paracord halter and lead making business
31. Start a pet training business
32. Start a pet bakery
Pet bakeries use the highest quality human-grade ingredients to produce quality dog cakes and other treats. With the growing demand for pet food treats, starting a pet bakery can be a promising venture.
Kristin Larsen started Diva Dog Bakery, a pet bakery, over 1 year ago:
Hi! My name is Kristin Larsen. I’m the founder of Diva Dog Bakery™, a program that teaches students how to start a thriving dog treat bakery business that earns $500 to $1,000+ per month.
Since launching the program in November 2020 to mostly my existing audience (which consists of people looking to start their own business, whether it’s a side hustle or a replacement for their full-time job), it has consistently brought in five figures a month.
33. Start a poultice making business
34. Start a ring steward business
35. Start an equine podcast hosting business
36. Start a cinch making buiness
37. Start a horse trailer detailing and repair business
38. Start a pvc saddle rack making business
39. Start a tail making business
40. Start a bit making business
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