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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 home of Equifest of Kansas!

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

Click below for information regarding our Kansas Equine Directory. 


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


img0053[1]The Kansas chapter of Back Country Horsemen of America is working hard to keep our public trails open.

Find out more about BCHA-Kansas


Stampede on down to your County Courthouse to get your original KHC license plate before it changes! After July 31, the state is limiting the use of color on specialized plates.

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2018 KHC Foundation Scholarship Recipients

The Kansas Horse Council Foundation was pleased to award $15,000 in scholarships to 15 KHC members. A significant portion of these scholarships are funded by the Silent Auction held at Equifest of Kansas. 

L to R: MaRyka Smith, Jade Edwards, Caroline Gatschet, Isabella Hubbell, Alyssa Leslie, Natalie Vesta, Samantha Guy, Rachel Brown, Sidney Murray, Madison Hetherington. Not pictured: Emily Brightbill, Collin Champagne, Kinsey Griffith, Alan Hinds, and Jacob Grinstead.

This month’s Spotlight:  

Alan Hinds, graduate of Tonganoxie High School, ranked 1st out of 146 students for academic achievements. He has been actively involved in Boy Scouts, 4H, FFA, as well as the American Youth Quarter Horse Association. Alan will attend Kansas State University, College of Ag, Dept. of Economics. He has served officer positions in Kansas Quarter Horse Youth Association and 4H as well as chaired outreach committees for American Youth Quarter Horse Association. Alan is an accomplished competitor in the arena as well, earning World Show qualifiers in Versatility Ranch Horse and Ranch Riding classes, making top 50 placement in World level Youth Ranch Riding and Working Cow Horse- Boxing. Alan’s future goals include furtherance of his degree to legal and political arenas supporting and serving agriculture. 

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!

$1M Personal Excess Liability Insurance FAQ

KHC Member Purchasing Package

KHC Member Benefits Page

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

Hope in the Valley Equine Rescue
Horse of the Month


Birdie Bar Cat, aka Lilly, is a 2017 filly with Doc Bar, Two Eyed Jack, and Mr. San Peppy in her background. This beautiful girl is APHA registered with amazing cow stock in her background. Lilly is halter broke.


Purchase Kansas City Chiefs Tickets and Support KHC

Support the Kansas Horse Council by purchasing your Chiefs tickets through the following link:


Choose as many games as you would like to attend, and enter the promo code: KSHORSE

Each ticket purchased means $10 back to KHC! 

GO CHIEFS!  See you at Arrowhead!

KHC August Newsletter

In this issue:

  • KHC Foundation.
  • Buy Your Chief’s Tickets, and Support KHC!
  • Horse Care 101 – Emergency Preparedness. Save the Date -October 6!
  • Ag Growth Summit, August 23.
  • Spotlight on Perry Lake Trails.

See August Newsletter Here

Kansas Horse Council and Back Country Horsemen of Kansas Team Up To Tackle Trail Work   

BCHA-Kansas President Erin Glassman and KHC President Dennis Goodwin sign a Memorandum of Understanding, joining the efforts of the two organizations on trail maintenance and preservation throughout Kansas.

Save the Date for Horse Care 101!!

Kansas Horse Council is looking to add Regional Representatives all over Kansas!  To learn more go to:  http://www.kansashorsecouncil.com/regional-directors-representatives//