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The 2016 home of Equifest of Kansas!
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Saving land for horses
and horse-related activities.
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
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!
February Rescue of the Month
Hope in the Valley Equine Rescue:
Annie is a 16.1 Belgian/Saddlebred mare born in 1996. She is personable, versatile, and smart! She’s broke to ride and drive. Due to cancer, her left eye has been removed, but she has adapted very well and is very affectionate!
|Join the Kansas Horse Council for a
Spring Trail Ride at Kanopolis Lake
April 30-May 1, 2016
A weekend of camping, riding, delicious meals, and riding some of the most unique trails in the state !Click on the links for the ride flyer and the registration form:
KHC Kanopolis flyer
2016 KHC Kanopolis Ride Registration
Did you miss the Region IV Member Event with Denise Farris?
Identified in Equus magazine as a “National Leader in Equine Law”
Get the notes and slides from Denise’s presentation:
Kansas Equine Law Summary
Equine Law Overview
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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!
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Where’s Your Sign?
Click on the sign for more information:
Available from the KHC office or participating retailers: Better Equine, Paola; Hunn Leather, Augusta; R Bar B, Topeka; Lifetime Pet, Olathe; Burrows Tack, Hugoton.
Dr. Chris Blevins of KSU College of Veterinary Medicine was awarded the Bud Newell Award by KHC President, Justin Janssen, at the Annual Meeting this past Saturday. The award is in honor of the founder of the Kansas Horse Council, Bud Newell, and recognizes an individual who has provided outstanding service to the council and to the Kansas equine industry. Dr. Blevins served for six years on the KHC Board of Directors and practices at the KSU College of Veterinary Medicine. He also hosts a weekly segment on Ag in the AM featuring equine topics.
Over 100 attendees at this year’s annual meeting reviewed the 2015 activities and accomplishments of the Kansas Horse Council. Following lunch, Equifest Manager Ann White discussed the Topeka debut of Equifest of Kansas and led the group on a tour of the new facilities.
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).