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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.

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Official sponsor of the Kansas Horse Council

and new home of Equifest of Kansas!

Click on the logo to find the Expocentre Calendar of Events.


Free-Classified-AdsClick on logoskansas_equine_logo for information.


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

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www.equisure-inc.com


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Click on AHC logo to visit website.


Click on USDA logo for:


Equine 2015 Baseline Reference of Equine Health and Management in the United States, 2015

 

A study of equine care and health management in the US.

 


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Saving land for horses and horse-related activities.

www.elcr.org


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The Kansas chapter of Back Country Horsemen of America is working hard to keep our public trails open.

Find out more about BCHA-Kansas


EQUINE DISEASE COMMUNICATION CENTER

The EDCC is designed to seek and report real time information about disease outbreaks and alert the horse industry about disease outbreaks and information to help mitigate and prevent the spread of disease.

  • Disease Outbreak Alerts
  • Disease Information
  • Vaccination Information, and More

www.equinediseasecc.org

 


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

Saturday, October 7, 2017
Horse Care 101
KSU Weber Hall

Save the date for a day full of educational activities and workshops sponsored by the Kansas Horse Council and the KSU College of Veterinary Medicine! Registration materials are almost ready!!


Congratulations to KHC Member
Erin Glassman!

Congratulations to Erin Glassman and her mare, Rio, on completion of the Tevis Cup Endurance Race! The Tevis is 100-miles through rugged terrain, this year starting at Lake Tahoe and finishing up near Auburn, California. The race is completed in less than 24 hours, and only a little over 50% of horse/rider teams make it to the finish line. This was Erin’s and Rio’s first Tevis!! Photo courtesy of Bill Gore Photography.

Legislative Update

Describing the past legislative session as a whirlwind is an understatement! Without the support of fellow race fans–providing feedback, contacting legislators, being eyes and ears on the ground, and so much more–the Greater Kansas Racing Alliance could not have accomplished so much.

The legislative session is over, and the racing bill didn’t pass. What now? The race isn’t over, and the bill isn’t dead. Kansas operates its legislative cycles on a two-year basis, so the bill is on the docket for next session. The Alliance intends to hit the ground running next year. We’ll continue working on a compromise and refining our strategy.

Continue talking to legislators and attend their events. They need to see the many faces of the people this bill affects. The Greater Kansas Racing Alliance thanks you for continued support of the effort to reinvigorate horse and greyhound racing in Kansas.


 

Are You a KHC Member?

Be part of the largest equine network in Kansas!

Membership supports:

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

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

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

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KHC Member Purchasing Package

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


 


Share Your Passion!

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Available Now from Your County Treasurer’s Office

 


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).    

 

 


Hope in the Valley August Horse of the Month

Sheba came to the rescue in extremely poor condition from a county seizure. She’s now fat and happy and would be a wonderful horse for an intermediate rider. Sheba would make a great go-down-the-road horse or a good trail horse, but she is unable to do speed or timed events. 

http://hitveras.org/hotm/2017August.php