Education Resources for Horse Photographers

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Educational Resources for Horse Photographers



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Guides & Workbooks

Podcasts, Interviews, & Blogs

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One-on-One Mentoring

Looking to level up your business but feeling lost? Are your images decent, but behind the scenes, things are a hot mess? Exhausted from working all the time without seeing the profits? Fear not, my friend! I’m here to help.

I take a limited number of aspiring and established photographers under my wing. I’ll teach you the same processes I use to keep my business operating at peak performance even while I catch some z’s.

By building killer business workflows, putting personality in my business, and utilizing IPS sales, I create an enjoyable and high-level experience for my clients. If you’re ready to take your photography business to the next level, let’s chat. 

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Personal & Group Workshops

Do you dream of adding horse photography to your business, but feel intimidated by the prospect of working with these majestic creatures? Are you someone who learns best through hands-on experiences? 

I work closely with a limited number of aspiring and established photographers. During these workshops, I’ll teach you everything you need to know about capturing stunning equine photographs, including safely working with camera gear around horses.

Personal workshops are currently available but if you prefer the energy of a group environment, don’t worry! Group workshops are coming in 2024, and you can get on the waitlist now.

Guides and Workbooks for Horse Photographers

Guides & Workbooks

I’ve compiled my tried-and-true strategies for posing, in-person sales, brand development, and more into resources that you can use to create a custom plan that works specifically for your horse business. No need to start from scratch or feel stuck in your journey. With these resources at your fingertips, you’ll be well on your way to success in no time. Be sure to sign up below to be notified as soon as they become available!

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Image Critiques

Are your horse photos not quite hitting the mark? Are you struggling to figure out what’s going wrong with your images? Sometimes a fresh perspective can make all the difference. Let’s review your photos together and discuss what you’re doing right and where you could improve. With an expert eye and some guidance, you’ll be taking stunning horse photos in no time.

Recent Podcasts & Print

Reaching Your Goals with Betsy Bird of Ride the Sky Equine Photography
Betsy joins the girls of The Business Animal podcast to discuss the importance of setting goals, why you should have big goals, and how to reach them when it comes to your animal business.
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Read Betsy Bird’s interview “The Art of Business: Ride the Sky Equine Photography” with Scenic Trend, Chattanooga’s premiere news source for all things creative.
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Read Betsy’s interview: “Meet Betsy Bird, Professional Horse Photographer” with Shoutout DFW here.

Betsy Bird is a guest on the Business Animal Podcast talking about Brand Values for Horse and Pet Businesses
Betsy joins The Business Animal Podcast to talk about the importance of Brand Values, why it’s important to know and understand them, and how to discover yours.

Blog Posts for Horse Photographers

Betsy Bird of Ride the Sky Equine Photography spends her days doing insane things to make animals look at her. Clearly, she’s desperate for attention. Outside of acting like a total weirdo, she invests time and energy into perfecting her equine and pet photography skills and growing her business, mentoring aspiring equine and pet photographers, dealing with her teenagers’ angst, and planning her next big adventure. She’s also been known to totally geek out on things like spreadsheets, workflows, and Nitro, the best dog ever. A lifelong entrepreneur with a background in marketing, branding, educating, and IPS, Betsy is a Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) with the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) and a member of the Equine Photographers Network. Betsy is based in Chattanooga, TN. 

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