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UPHA Member Exclusive: Riding Program Playbook Is Now Online

The United Professional Horsemen's Association is pleased to announce that the UPHA Riding Program Playbook is now online. Current UPHA members have exclusive digital access to the Riding Program Playbook through the UPHA Members Dashboard. This playbook contains an array of information regarding starting a riding program, attracting students, safety, academy competition, creating horse owners and good business tactics. It also includes a variety of sample documents perfect for those who are new to this side of the industry, such as a sample liability release form, a sample birthday party agreement and lesson plans.

To access the digital flipbook, visit Click on, Member Login, and log in to the UPHA Members Dashboard. Once logged in, look for the tabs across the top of the page, and click on the tab titled UPHA Playbook. UPHA members are entitled to a complimentary hard copy of the playbook (postage not included). To request a hard copy, call the UPHA office with your credit card information and mailing address.

The UPHA is extremely grateful to Dabora, Inc. especially Christy Womack and Bob Funkhouser, for their immense help in the publication process and underwriting the costs of production. The UPHA would also like to thank the many trainers, instructors and owners who took time to share their vast knowledge and experience, which form the basis of this playbook. The UPHA hopes the release of this playbook will help grow riding programs across the country, and in turn help the entire sport to prosper.

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