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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!




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.



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 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

Budweiser is a 13h bay Welsh Pony born in 2009. He has trail experience and would be good for parades or a drill team!



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

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

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

Join the KHC at Hillsdale Lake
April 28-29, 2017

Save the date for a weekend of good riding, good eats, and good fellowship!

Make camping reservations at Saddle Ridge Equestrian Campground, Hillsdale Lake, at www.reserveamerica.com. Click on the links below for the ride flyer and the registration form.

KHC Trail Ride Flyer

KHC Ride Registration Form

KHC February Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Bud Newell Award Recipient
  • Report from KHC Annual Meeting
  • KHC Foundation Request for Silent Auction Items
  • KHC Spring Trail Ride at Hillsdale Lake
  • Legislative Update


Click here: Newsletter

FREE Gelding Clinic
KSU College of Veterinary Medicine

April 14 & 21, 2017

Includes: exam, sedation, catheter, anesthesia, procedure, tetanus toxoid booster, pain med. Stallions must be healthy with two descended testicles; no nasal discharge, cough, or fever. Must be dropped off by 11am day of surgery and picked up by 5pm. Additional boarding fees will apply for longer. Sponsored by the Unwanted Horse Coalition. Pre-registration required, 785-532-5700.

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 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 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.


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 and will attract competitors from over 15 countries, including Olympians. Tickets and VIP seating: www.OmahaWorldCup2017.com. Volunteers are 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.

Share Your Passion!

khc license

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).