Author Mary Ashby McDonald holds a B.S. in Animal Science from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. She is the former manager of the 460-acre Medway Ranch in Austin, Texas.
"Be sure to pick up...Starting & Running Your Own Horse Business. You'll be hooked from the opening chapters on logos, barn colors, and business card designs, through the appendices full of handy forms, schedules and contact information. In between you'll find detailed information on management, riding programs, boarding, leasing, breeding, buying/selling, cost-cutting, and more." - Horse & Rider magazine
"...helps the horseman become more aware of his responsibilities as business manager and owner." - Western Horseman
"...sound suggestions to the horseman-turned-businessman translate what's going on at the barn into generally accepted accounting principles..." - Western Horseman