Equestrian Center to Host Equine Business Seminar

The Albion College Nancy G. Held Equestrian Center hosts a half-day seminar, "Treating Your Horses as a Business," on Sunday, February 12, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Senior staff accountant Jacob Strecker of Grant, Millman, & Johnson P.C., will lead the program.

The seminar will cover issues and regulations unique to equine professionals, including the difference between a business and a hobby, proper reporting of income and expenses, business plans and projections, IRS guidelines related to businesses and hobbies, how to survive an IRS audit, and much more. Strecker brings over 35 years of experience in the unique accounting and management issues that face horse owners and professionals to the program.

The cost of attendance is $25 per person or $10 for college students with a valid college ID; all registrations include lunch. Full information, directions, and registration forms are available at the Held Equestrian Center Web site, www.albion.edu/heldcenter or by calling, 517/629-0836. Email Heath man at for more information as well.