Business Support

Case Study: London Horse Network

As our goals are ultimately linked to participation, riding schools have been the primary focus but now, through our link with instructors and coaches, the London Horse Network has the opportunity to reach other equestrian centres and individuals and evolve.

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Connect with other local businesses

to help influence the equestrian industry in your area.


British Equestrian Trade Association

The British Equestrian Trade Association, otherwise known as BETA, is recognised and accepted as the official representative body for the equestrian manufacturing, wholesale and retail trade by Government and leading riding organisations.

They currently have over 800 members, all of whom are in some way involved with equestrianism.

> Learn more about BETA

> Find your local equestrian retailer, manufacturer from BETA's member directory


British Grooms Association

Want to find out more information about starting a career with horses and becoming a groom or are you already a groom but need support and advice or are looking for a new job?

> Visit the British Grooms Association website for more information



Lantra supports skills and backs up land based businesses. Their website ( offers a range of tailored business tools to help you develop your horse-related business.

These include:

  • A range of business solutions designed to help your business develop, including equine specialist Investors in People consultants
  • A comprehensive careers service so you can find the right people for your business
  • Efficient ways to monitor your employees’ and your own skills through their Skills Manager technology
  • A range of training courses and qualifications from their awarding organisation, Lantra Awards
  • A way to promote your business through their website, including CourseFinder, business listings, an events calendar, job listings and advertising options.

> Visit the Lantra website now for more information

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