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Kansas Horse Council

Welcome to the Kansas Horse Council Website

The Kansas Horse Council is dedicated to providing the Kansas equine industry with leadership
and direction through education, promotion, and public policy advocacy.





Click on logos
for information.

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The 2016 home of Equifest of Kansas!

Click on the logo to find the Expocentre Calendar of Events.
Lots of equine activities for 2015!

Get $1M Personal Excess Liability Insurance with KHC Membership!




Click on AHC logo to visit website.


Saving land for horses
and horse-related activities.




The Kansas chapter of Back Country Horsemen of America is into its second year and growing! Especially in travels to western states, riders see evidence of the work BCHA does to keep public trails open to equestrians. 

Find out more about BCHA-Kansas

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM)  www.blm.gov offers Mustangs for adoption. Contact them to adopt a great American horse!

October Rescue of the Month

Hope in the Valley Equine Rescue:



Rosalie is a 2000 15.3h Thoroughbred broke for an intermediate rider. She just completed a 30-day refresher course and will make an excellent trail horse.

Fall Ride in the Flint Hills
with the Kansas Horse Council

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October 17-18, 2015

Ride the beautiful rolling hills
of Pottawatomie County ranch lands

 For more information and to register, click on links:

KHC Fall Ride Flyer

KHC Flint Hills Ride Reg form 

The Museum at Prairiefire, Overland Park
the American Museum of Natural History exhibit,

The Horse
The Horse
a comprehensive exhibition about the enduring bond between
horses and humanity. Grand opening, October 10.
Exhibit runs through January 24, 2016.

Go to museumatpf.org for more info.


Share Your Passion!

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Available Now from Your
County Treasurer’s Office

Are You a KHC Member?

Be part of the largest equine network in Kansas! Your membership supports

  • fun and educational opportunities
  • trail rides
  • growth for the equine industry
  • and helps secure the future of our equine-related jobs, recreation, and lifestyle.

You receive a $1,000,000 personal liability policy that covers all of your horses any time, any place; scholarship opportunities; discounts on liability signs.

Go to the Purchasing Package link on this website to see the discounts you receive with your KHC membership at Kansas-owned and national businesses!

$1M Personal Excess Liability Insurance FAQ

KHC Member Purchasing Package

What are you waiting for? CLICK HERE AND JOIN TODAY!!

 Where’s Your Sign?

Click on the sign for more information:

Kansas Horse Liability Sign

Available from the KHC office or participating retailers: Better Equine, Paola; Hunn Leather, Augusta; R Bar B, Topeka; Lifetime Pet, Olathe; Burrows Tack, Hugoton.



2013 Trails Book Cover - final (2)Ready to Ride Kansas?

Available from the KHC office ($3), or pick one up from state and federal park offices with equestrian trails or from participating sponsors (R Bar B, Topeka; Holton Ranch Supply, Edgerton, Better Equine, Paola; Lifetime Pet, Olathe).


New date, new location -

Equifest of Kansas!Equifest logo

February 26-28, 2016
Kansas Expocentre, Topeka

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Horse Care 101 at KSU, November 14

The Kansas Horse Council and Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine invite you to the 4th Annual Educational Seminar, Horse Care 101, for horse owners of all ages and experience. The seminar will take place at the KSU College of Veterinary Medicine in Mosier Hall and Weber Arena, Saturday, Nov. 14, beginning at 8 a.m.

The schedule includes live demos, lectures, panel discussion, hands-on labs, youth activities. Find the complete schedule at Horse Care 101.

Tickets include lunch, refreshment breaks and a welcome bag containing informational materials and first aid items including: a digital thermometer, vet wrap, weight tape and laminated bandaging instructions.

Registration fees: Students – $15, Adults – $30 and Veterinary Professional Continuing Education Credit – $80. Pre-registration is required. To register or for more information call: 785-532-4528 or email: vmce@vet.k-state.edu.

Sponsors include: Heartland Equine Hospital, HORSLIC, Noble Outfitters, Vanderbilts, Better Horses, The Basement Tack Store, Valley Vet, & VBRC.

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Equine Savings

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The Kansas Horse Council Foundation awarded $11,250 in scholarships to 13 recipients in 2015. For more info, click on Scholarship.

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 Fall Issue of Trail Talk

In this issue:

  • New CT Table
  • Vesicular Stomatitis
  • New Faces Join the VHC