Membership in B.E.S.T. is a privilege never a right. Our pledge system relies solely on the dedication of our members to it. Failure to implement the pledges herein results in both removal as a member company as well as all included perks the membership provides. While this may sound harsh we assure you there is nothing in our program that is difficult or anything that you should not already be committed to employing in your day to day operation of your commercial horse drawn carriage business.
One of the biggest goals of the B.E.S.T. program is to educate those already participating in, as well as those considering being a part of the commercial horse drawn carriage industry. Everything from how to keep your horses presentable, important safety protocol, to a beautiful well planned and functional turnout.
The B.E.S.T. community is full of top notch industry professionals who want to help preserve the commercial horse drawn industry for generations to come. We work diligently to help our peers provide excellent carriage service. We are here to share with you the tools, and the combined knowledge of our founders how to perform commercial horse drawn carriage safely. We also focus on how to help you carefully develop a great animal industry business reputation. .
Here you will find a treasure trove of helpful information for the day to day workings of your commercial horse drawn carriage business. How to operate safely, how to conduct business ethically, and much, much, more.
Venue owners will find basic advice on what you should require as far as safety protocol from a carriage service provider on your property. Insurance requirements as well as other useful tips.
Having a horse drawn carriage service on your streets can be one of the most quaint and endearing sights both residents or visitors remember about your town. It can also become a huge negative without some common sense ordinances to lay down a few ground rules.
Unfortunately liability insurance providers often do not know the finer details of safe vs unsafe carriage companies. Too many times they find out the hard way through the claims process. In this section we define what an avoidable accident is and how to identify those that are likely to commit them.
Generally speaking the public is equally uninformed about what is and isn't a safe carriage ride. Simple things like getting in a carriage without its driver first seated and in control of the horse(s). Why it is never a good idea to ask a driver to take your picture inside a carriage while he/she is standing outside it, etc. Here you will learn the do's and don'ts.
Here we will answer as many of the frequently asked questions as possible. If you have a question or concern that is not addressed here please feel free to contact us about it. We are more than happy to discuss your questions and concerns.
Here we share valuable information with B.E.S.T. members and Introduce you to how to become an officially endorsed member of B.E.S.T.