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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.


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for information.



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 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



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

Hope in the Valley Horse of the Month


Introducing Buttercup, a 2008 rescued Palomino mare. She is still a little skittish and learning to trust, leads well. Not sure what other training she has possibly had. Buttercup was in very poor physical condition and in foal when rescued. Her coat is weaned, and Buttercup has been declared healthy by the vet. She’s ready for her forever home!


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


Omaha, NE, is excited to host the Longines FEI World Cup Jumping and Dressage Finals, March 29-April 2, CenturyLink Center. Omaha was selected from venues all over the world to host this prestigious event that will attract competitors from over 15 countries, including Olympians. Over 60,000 people from around the world are expected to attend. Tickets and VIP seating are now available at www.OmahaWorldCup2017.com. Volunteers are also needed: $35 to volunteer includes 4 tickets to non-sold-out events, free parking, lunch and/or dinner vouchers, a polo shirt, and more! Many positions and shifts available for those ‘horsey’ and non ‘horsey’! Contact Cheryl, Volunteer Coordinator: volunteer@ omahaequestrian.com, 402-930-3070, or www.omahaworldcup2017.com/volunteer.



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!!


 Horse Care 101 featuring Dr. Temple Grandin

December 3, 2016
Kansas State University

Dr. Temple Grandin is an autistic American professor of animal science at Colorado State University, world-renowned autism spokesperson and consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior. She is widely celebrated as one of the first individuals on the autism spectrum to publicly share insights from her personal experience of autism. She is also the inventor of the “hug box”, a device to calm those on the autism spectrum. In the 2010Temple Grandin 3 (003) Time 100, an annual list of the one hundred most influential people in the world, she was named in the “Heroes” category. She was the subject of the award-winning, semi-biographical film, Temple Grandin.

Adult – $35; Students – $15; Audit morning presentation only – $15 (no lunch or afternoon activities). 

Register Now

Thank you to the following Horse Care 101 sponsors:








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Race for Kansas!

Would you like to see horse and greyhound racing come back to Kansas? Race for Kansas has created a Political Action Committee to help state legislative candidates who support Race for Kansas and legislation to amend current law and allow Kansas racetracks an opportunity to re-open. Become an active member of this PAC through your volunteer efforts or cash donations. Find out more at www.raceforkansas.com or send your donation to Race for Kansas PAC, 800 SW Jackson, Suite 1340, Topeka 66612.


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).



Where’s Your Sign?

Click on the sign for more information:

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