Riding holiday centre managers operate horse-riding
schools which offer riding and trekking holidays.
Managers need to balance the organisation of the riding
centre and horse care with the marketing and operation
of a holiday centre. Managers plan and oversee a range
of activities for the clients, and may handle queries,
problems and complaints. They are also in charge of
arranging a daily routine of horse care and stable
Managers employ and manage suitably qualified staff, organising work rotas and arranging training. They carry out the business and financial activities required to run a commercial organisation. Managers also actively promote the centre, keep up-to-date with current riding centre laws and aim to maintain good working relationships with other local countryside and tourism operators.
Riding holiday centre managers generally work long hours including evenings and weekends. A flexible attitude to work is vital particularly during peak times and they often need to be available 24 hours a day.
Managers spend some time working indoors carrying
out administration and the rest outdoors, in all kinds of
weather, caring for the horses and helping out with
To be a horse riding holiday centre manager you should:
If you would like to know anything about Horse Riding Holiday Centre Manager that does not appear on Hotcourses, further information can be found below.
Trekking and Riding Society of Scotland (TRSS)
Tel: 01567 820909
Wales Trekking and Riding Association
North Barn Glanirfon
Tel: 01591 610818
Tel: 0845 707 8007