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Welcome to the Wisconsin Horse Council (WHC) Website!
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.
- 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.
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...
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!
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.
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.
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.
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
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).
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.
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
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.