Franchising – Greenhawk Equestrian Sport

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We are searching for individuals who will own and operate their own franchise and bring excellent people and management skills to the opportunity.

Established in 1985, Greenhawk is a Canadian-owned family business, and is Canada’s largest supplier of equestrian products and a growing retailer in the Canadian pet industry. Our focus as a family and company has always been long term. We recognize that successful business development requires the right people and to that end we have always focused heavily on the individuals (and often families) that we partner with as well as the amazing employees that make up our team. If you are a focused individual with drive to be the best you can be in your career and life, then we are seeking you out.

If you are looking for a lifestyle or career change, Greenhawk offers an excellent opportunity to shine in the world of equestrian sport. Equestrian retailing is a dynamic, fun and rewarding experience, and is ideal for the individual with strong equestrian experience who seeks a career in the horse industry. The ideal candidate will live the equestrian life and be actively involved in the industry.

Greenhawk currently operates 50 corporate and franchise locations across Canada as well as a strong e-commerce site.

We have three franchise offerings available:

  • Greenhawk Equestrian Sport
  • Bark & Fitz Pet
  • Greenhawk & Bark & Fitz Combination

For an email brochure and application, please send an email to:

Please outline the opportunities that you are interested in, why you think a Greenhawk or Bark & Fitz franchise would be right for you and tell us about yourself and your passion. Please let us know the location(s) you are interested in. A franchise package will be emailed to you.

We currently have opportunities available for Greenhawk franchises in the following areas:

  • Newfoundland
  • Lethbridge, AB
  • Lloydminster, AB
  • Sault Ste Marie, ON
  • Ottawa/Hull Region, ON
  • Prince George, BC
  • Bromont, QC
  • Vancouver, BC

Additional opportunities and locations are available across Canada and internationally. New store locations are ideally two hours or more away from existing Greenhawk stores.

Become a Greenhawk Franchisee

Greenhawk stores carry a complete compliment of inventory and are ideal for major and secondary markets across Canada. Your Greenhawk franchise should become the local hub for the equestrian community in your area and customers will often drive for long distances to shop. Stores are designed to have significant drawing power and are a major source of pride for the local equestrian community.

Greenhawk stores are designed for the individual with a strong equestrian background and a desire to seek a career in the horse industry. Stores are standalone and require a full-time commitment. Stores and setup are almost turnkey with the Franchisee playing a significant role in the process. Greenhawk provides many operational and strategic resources as well as ongoing support from the initial store setup process through to ongoing daily management assistance. Greenhawk franchisees participate in Greenhawk events and promotional activities and become an intimate part of the Greenhawk Team.

Become a Standalone Bark & Fitz Pet Franchisee

In 2015, the Greenhawk Group of Companies acquired Bark & Fitz, a specialty pet retailer focused on high quality pet food and pet lifestyle accessories.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual who loves their pet with a focus on dogs. Like our equine business, Greenhawk provides extensive store opening support and ongoing management assistance. The supply chain is in many cases the same or similar in both categories and we combine our strong marketing team, home office infrastructure and experience with the enthusiasm and passion of our Bark & Fitz franchisees. At many locations we feature professional grooming and take pride in our top quality grooming team.

Combine Bark & Fitz and Greenhawk Equestrian into a Dual Standalone Business

In many secondary and smaller markets across Canada, an ideal opportunity exists to combine both a tack shop and a pet store for additional sales volume and efficiency in overhead. This is an ideal opportunity for the right individual with equine experience and a love of pets. In addition, a full dog grooming business can be incorporated into the location.

For many years we have seen a need in smaller communities for a tack shop. We get many requests. Combining a Bark & Fitz and Greenhawk equine store in one offers multiple efficiencies that a standalone store does not enjoy.

We look forward to hearing from you.