Jump Start Solutions owner, Mary Getsey Bernier, is an equestrian business management consultant, providing customized support services for riders, trainers, barns, training facilities, and other equine-based businesses. Professional services include: administrative support services; social media activities; assisting clients streamline business operations, recruit and hire new employees, business outreach and development; activities and event planning; desktop publishing; equestrian events journalistic coverage with photography and videography; and, more.
Recent programs and projects:
- Set up and maintenance of a social media program for a successful equestrian equipment company
- Support for a Virginia boarding and lesson barn, including office administrative and financial systems reorganization; improved existing client communications; and, social marketing and outreach
- Data management for a regional Virginia equine publication
- Summer Riding Program (program design, marketing, publications, registration, and instruction)
- Children’s Equine Education (e.g., Girl Scouts Horsemanship Badge, instructor)
- Equine media preservation and data conversion for a professional rider
- Fundraiser and volunteer for local equine non-profit organizations
- Research assistance for a Virginia equine veterinarian, constructing a paper for a national conference.
- Photograph and journalistic events coverage at competitions and clinics
For equine businesses and riders, combining professional experience with being a horseback rider and passionate supporter of equestrian sports for over three decades means we are uniquely skilled in helping equine business and riders with support services. We understand the challenges equine businesses and riders face on a day-to-day basis–balancing competitions, clinics, training, sponsorship efforts, and public relations. We’ve worked with equine businesses of all sizes–from the modest, family-friendly barns, to the upper-level competition barns and training facilities. Not all businesses need support services year-round. We understand the ebbs and flows of business needs. For that reason, Jump Start Solutions is an ideal answer for interim support, as your business needs, as much or as little as needed, when you need it.