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Welcome to the Wisconsin Horse Council (WHC) Website!

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The Wisconsin State Horse Council (WHC) is here for "the horse" and the people who own them or simply love them. We exist solely for the welfare of the horse and the betterment of our industry as a whole.

Our Mission

  • To represent and to foster a unified equine industry of Wisconsin.
  • To promote the equine through leadership, education, service and communication.
  • To take a pro-active role in the future growth and development of the equine industry.

Company Overview

WHC is a non-profit organization representing horsemen and women and the equine industry in Wisconsin. In representing the equine industry we promote the horse through leadership, education, and service, and take a proactive role in the growth of our industry.

Please feel free to contact us. Thank you! Contact us...

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NEW for WHC MEMBERS in 2019! Limited Time Only!

USRider has created a special limited-time program just for Wisconsin Horse Council members! For any member of WHC who joins USRider from December1-31st 2018, USRider will waive the entire $29 Activation Fee. For WHC members who join from January 1st- February 28th, 2019, USRider will deduct $15 from the Activation Fee for each new membership. Call 1-800-844-1409 to join – be sure to identify yourself as a Wisconsin Horse Council member and use the promo code WHC18. Or, join online at www.usrider.org. On the check-out page, insert WHC18 in the Promo Code box. If you travel with your horse, USRider is the Equestrian Motor Plan for you since USRider is truly committed to the welfare and safety of their members and their horses.

Click HERE for more details about this great offer!

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EQUINE SURVEYS - Please Take a Moment to Participate

Below please find two surveys that the AHC has been asked to circulate to horse owners. Please take a moment to complete these surveys and share them with all of your equestrian friends. Thank you!

1)     Survey targeting competitors to identify ways to encourage great participation in shows/competitions.
https://kwiksurveys.com/s/LS3jP4gA

2)     Survey to all horse owners to help identify equine research needed. This will be used by organizations that fund equine research to help focus and set priorities.
https://kwiksurveys.com/s/OzjIDSAj

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AHC WASHINGTON UPDATE...


Congress Extends ELD exemption through Dec. 7th

September 28, 2018

Please click here to read the entire press release from the AHC.

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What Rescue Groups and Pet Adopters Need to Know Before Moving Pets from an Out-of-state Disaster to Wisconsin

Release Date: September 19, 2018
Media Contacts:
Leeann Duwe, Communications Specialist, 608-224-5005
Bill Cosh, Communications Director, 608-224-5020

Click on the link below to view this news release from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP).

DATCP NEWS RELEASE (PDF)

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THE AMERICAN HORSE COUNCIL FOUNDATION PRESENTS -
The Economic Impact of the Horse Industry on the United States

IT'S HERE! The American Horse Council Foundation's results of its 2017 National Economic Impact Study are now available!

Please click on the link below to be redirected to the American Horse Council's website page where you can get all of the details and a link where you can purchase the new booklets of information.

AHC WEBSITE LINK

AHC INFOGRAPHIC 2017 Economic Impact Results - NATIONAL (PDF)

AHC INFOGRAPHIC 2017 Economic Impact Results - WISCONSIN (PDF)

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Have you heard? The 2018 Time To Ride Challenge is now open for registration!

The purpose of the Challenge is to support individual equine businesses and organizations in attracting newcomers to horses by hosting an event at their facility. This grassroots approach gives barn owners the opportunity to grow their business by introducing non-horsey people to the beauty and benefits horses bring to our lives, while simultaneously growing the horse industry overall.

Visit the link below for more information and to register your barn today

TIME TO RIDE PROGRAM (AHC) LINK

AHC SUMMARY OF KEY ISSUES BEING FOCUSED ON WITH CONGRESS & REGULATORY AGENCIES (PDF) LINK

UNWANTED HORSE COALITION WEBSITE LINK

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MAKING A DISEASE ALERT SYSTEM A REALITY!

Please click on the link below for all of the details and to access the donation form for this program.

EQUINE DISEASE COMMUNICATION CENTER INFO & DONATION FORM (PDF)

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Announcements and Notices

WHC Horsemen's Calendar of Upcoming Events

Want to know what equine related events and activities are going on in your area? Please click on the heading above to access a list of up-coming events and a form that you can complete and send to us to have your equine related activity added to this new calendar!

WHC Classified Ads

Exclusively for Wisconsin Horse Council members........

We are offering FREE classified ads on our website and in the newsletter!

Recreational Trail Aids (RTA) Program

This is a federal program administered in all states. Municipal governments and incorporated organizations are eligible to receive reimbursement for development and maintenance of recreational trails and trail-related facilities for both motorized and non-motorized recreational trail uses.

Legal Transportation of Horses Across State Lines

WHC would like to share this important information with you courtesy of InStride Edition, www.InStrideEdition.com. Please click here to access this excellent article.

Attention All WHC Members

Important information for all WHC Members! Please click below to read the details.

Great News for WHC Members!

Did you know that if you are a member of the Wisconsin Horse Council (WHC), you are also eligible for the American Horse Council's (AHC) Advantage Plan?


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