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Malvern Bank Equestrian Blog

Hillary Dobbs

Welcome to Malvern Bank’s Equestrian Business Division. Through this blog, I’ll be sharing information our equestrian clients can use to build their businesses and ensure a healthy financial future.


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Malvern Bank Appoints Rachel Heist to Assistant VP, Continues to Expand Its Brand to Equestrian Market

Malvern Bank, National Association has appointed Rachel Heist to Assistant Vice President, Personal Banker and added her to the bank’s equestrian division. ... Read More


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Better Business with Malvern: Insuring Your Financial Stability

There is nothing more vitally important than the horse and rider’s physical safety when participating in equestrian sports. Rider safety ... Read More


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Better Business with Malvern: Printed Farms— The Future of 3-D Printing

It seems everywhere you turn, something—if not everything—is automated. Can you imagine a time when cars were built by hand? Or ships?... Read More


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Better Business with Malvern: Donor Advised Funds – A Unique Way to Give

We’ve all been impacted by COVID. If we have our health, we’re grateful, even as our hearts go out to those who’ve suffered... Read More


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Better Business with Malvern: The Competitor Tent App Brings Community and Technology to the Equestrian Industry

Technology has become more vital than ever in 2020 — whether it is online schooling, virtual business meetings or videoconferencing with loved ones... Read More


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Better Business with Malvern: Insider Tips on Building Your Dream Farm

Equestrian real estate has continued to be a hot topic in 2020, including equestrian property development. This year in particular, one’s "home base" has become increasingly important due to COVID-19.... Read More


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Better Business with Malvern: The Shows Must Go On – Behind the Scenes with Horse Show Management

As 2020 has progressed, the equestrian community has worked hard to address the new challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.... Read More


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Better Business with Malvern: An Inside Look at the Current Equestrian Real Estate Market

Interest in lending for equestrian properties is at an all-time high at Malvern Bank, so it seems only fitting to continue discussing one of the markets staying strong throughout this unpredictable year: equestrian real estate... Read More


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Better Business with Malvern: Buying or Renting for the 2021 Show Season – What You Need to Know

Now that summer shows are up and running, you may find yourself preparing for the end of the year and/or already looking to 2021 goals. Are you catching your horse up in experience to prepare for the 2021 winter series? ... Read More


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Better Business with Malvern: The When, How and Why for Refinancing

COVID-19 has undoubtedly caused financial strain for many Americans; however, it has also presented a silver lining for ... Read More


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Better Business with Malvern: Amplify Your Equestrian Savings with Money Market Accounts

While some may need an introduction to Money Market Accounts (MMA), others are quite familiar with the merits of the lesser-known account that may come to be your best friend these days when choosing the best financial product for your funds ... Read More


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Better Business with Malvern: Returning to the Ring – New Rules for the Road

The time has come – horse shows are officially up and running again and we are all excited to be back in the ring! ... Read More


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Better Business with Malvern: Back in Business! The Return to Competition

Alright sports fans, it’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for - USEF competitions are BACK in business beginning June 1, 2020 ... Read More


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Better Banking with Malvern: Supporting the Equestrian Cause from a Social Distance

While the hold on the equestrian competition world has been extended, the rest of the world continues to turn ... Read More


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Better Banking with Malvern: Get a ‘Leg Up’ With a Community Bank

You are seemingly surrounded by choices when it comes to choosing a financial institution ... Read More


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Better Business with Malvern: How to Use New Loans and Grants Amid the COVID Crisis

We know running a business in our industry can be hectic and stressful on a good day ... Read More


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Be Ready for Anything With a HELOC

Things can change for an equestrian like yourself in the blink of an eye. ... Read More


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Better Business with Malvern: The Pitfalls of Syndication

Syndication – seems to be something that a lot of successful professionals utilize frequently, right? ... Read More


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Better Business with Malvern: LLCs – When, Why and How

In our newest column, Hillary Dobbs will be offering business solutions for equestrians across the country ... Read More