Document Type

Honors Project

First Advisor

Daniel Finseth

Second Advisor

Christopher James

Third Advisor

Roslyn Vargas

Degree Award Date

Fall 2021


equine, equestrian, business, training


Agribusiness | Business | Business Administration, Management, and Operations | Recreation Business


The equine industry in Virginia contributes over $1 billion annually to the state economy and impacts more than 1 million Virginians. The purpose of this investigative paper is to determine the viability of a new equine training and sales business within this influential industry in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The paper considers multiple potential business models in several locations, considering the strength of the local economies as well as the statewide and nationwide markets.

Recommended Citation

Golinowski, Michael. "Business Investigation for Golinowski Sporthorses, LLC." Senior Honors Project, Bridgewater College, 2021.

Force Open Access