4 Tactics to Market Your Equestrian Stables

Your equine stable has business potential that you may not be aware of. The equestrian stables industry has a global value of approximately 300 billion dollars with USA, Europe, and Canada representing $133 billion, $102 billion, and $16 billion, respectively. With proper management of your stable, you can unlock the full potential of your business.

The best way to do this is to market your equestrian stables effectively. Marketing is much more than digital ad spend. Ultimately, it is about building relationships with existing and potential clients. For a stable, or equine-related organization, an effective marketing strategy must contain a combination of tactics. If all you do is advertise, online or offline, but your website is hard to read or navigate, your search engine optimization strategy is weak, and your overall customer experience is unappealing, it will be much more challenging to generate revenue.

Deciding what to market, as an equine stable, can be difficult, especially with a tight or limited budget. Here are a few defining points that will guide you into the correct marketing direction:

  1. Define your goal for your business. What do you want your marketing efforts to produce? An increase in website traffic? More incoming calls and inquiries? Greater profit? More customers? Increased brand recognition? Defining what outcome you expect will not only aid in the creation of advertising content but will also help you determine the appropriate marketing channels to achieve your goals.
  2. Define your target market. Who do you want to attract? Who is looking for the services and products offered by your equine organization or stable? Where are your potential customers located? Defining your target market is critical as it will help avoid wasted time and effort marketing to uninterested individuals. It enables you to focus on the customers you can best serve and who will appreciate your products and services the most.
  3. Define your differentiation from competitors. What makes you different? Why should customers choose you instead of other stable or equine businesses? Do you have more experience? Is your infrastructure more modern? Do you have state-of-the-art amenities? Do you use advanced technology, such as the Stablebuzz platform, to ensure faster and more efficient customer service and satisfaction? Defining what makes you different is essential as it will be your selling point and what you highlight when promoting your equine business.
  4. Define your message. What will be your tone in capturing the attention of your customers? Playful? Professional? Authoritative? Consider who your target market is and what messaging they respond to, but above all, consider the tone that best suits your brand. Based on that and all mentioned above, decide what your message will be and what you will say. Will you convey the message of how affordable your equine organization is? Perhaps you can promote your five-star customer satisfaction? What message best entices your target market? This step is important as you must appropriately advertise your organization’s uniqueness consistently.

The advertised message has to match what is being emphasized on your website, your social media, and other publications both online and offline. Remember, avoid being all things to all people. Define your equine business’ strength and target whom you appeal to. A jack of all trades is a master of none, therefore, convey a message that your equestrian stables business is specialized in one unique feature and customers will come to you for that feature and discover more of what you can offer.

With the steps listed above, your marketing strategy should take shape. However, the most important step of them all is implementation.

If you invest resources into strategizing what the optimal goals are for your company and how to achieve them, but don’t implement your strategy, you will not gain results and will not be able to optimize profitability for your stable.

We understand that implementation and strategizing can be time-consuming and complicated. The Stablebuzz stable management platform has built-in marketing automation capacity that allows you to build content and post on-the-go. On the same software, review reports, and measure if your marketing initiatives are effective based on your results and adjust your strategy accordingly.

Stablebuzz is committed to preserving and growing the equestrian sport for future generations, and one way we do that is by providing stable management solutions that aid in making existing and future equestrian businesses profitable.

Take the leap with Stablebuzz today.