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November 2018

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 KANSAS HORSE COUNCIL 
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Celebrating 25 Years of Membership!
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Brought to you by Kansas Horse Council
Official Sponsors of Kansas Horse Council
 
October/November 2018 Newsletter
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The 7th annual Horse Care 101: Emergency Preparedness 
was a GREAT event!
 
Top Notch speakers provided a wealth of
 information plus participants enjoyed hands on learning labs.
 
We are so grateful for our sponsors who help to make this event possible... 
(not pictured: "ID my Ride")

See the Better Horses TV link for a view of what you might have missed! 
 
 
 

DONATE TO 
THE KANSAS HORSE COUNCIL FOUNDATON 
 
Would you like to contribute to the future of the equine industry in Kansas? 
 
Consider donating to the Kansas Horse Council Foundation. 

Contributions provide scholarships to students involved in the equine industry. 
  
Scholarship information is available on the KHC website or click here: 
 
 
STATE FAIR 4H AWARDS NEWS
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Kansas Horse Council proudly sponsored the 
2018 4H State Fair Horse Show Senior and Intermediate Champion Awards!  CONGRATULATIONS to the buckle winners, Megan Newlon & Carly Rothfuss! Well Done!
 

 
SENIOR, KANSAS 4H HORSE SHOW CHAMPION
MEGAN NEWLON & LANGTREES CD,
STEVENS COUNTY
Pictured L-R, Judge, Dave Parlier, Megan Newlon, Langtrees CD 
and Kansas Horse Council Director, Justine Staten.


INTERMEDIATE, KANSAS 4H HORSE SHOW CHAMPION
CARLY ROTHFUSS AND JUST SAY JOSIE, 
DICKISON COUNTY
Pictured L-R, Judge, Dave Parlier, Carly Rothfuss, Just Say Josie, 
and Kansas Horse Council Director, Justine Staten.
 
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Dear AHC organizational members,
 
As mid-term elections approach we would like to ask you to bring attention to 
AHC's work on behalf of the equine industry by displaying the attached logo 
on your website, or in newsletters and correspondence with your members. 
We would be happy to provide 1 page summaries of some of the key issues 
AHC is presently focusing on with congress and regulatory agencies such 
that your members are fully informed on these matters.  
 
Highlights include:
  • Equine health provisions in the Farm Bill
  • Ongoing advocacy for me ELD flexibility
  • Federal funds for Equine Assisted Therapy, and
  • Equine Industry Specific flexibility for guest workers Visas
 
Thank you! And don't hesitate to contact us....
 
Julie M. Broadway, CAE®
President - American Horse Council & American Horse Council Foundation
1616 H Street NW, 7th Floor Washington DC 20006
Phone: 202-296-4031
Additional news and survey requests from 
American Horse Council
Please forward these links to your organizations and members on behalf of 
Kansas Horse Council and American Horse Council.
 Thank you.
 
Subject: Show/Competition Survey and Equine Research Survey
 
Please find below two surveys AHC has been asked to circulate to horse owners.
We would greatly appreciate your inclusion in newsletters and social media to your association members.
 
    1)Survey targeting competitors to identify ways to encourage greater participation in shows/competitions.
 
    2)  Survey to all horse owners to help identify equine research needed. This will be used by organizations that fund equine research to help focus and set priorities.
 Survey 2, Equine Health & Welfare
 
 
Julie M. Broadway, CAE®
President - American Horse Council & American Horse Council Foundation
1616 H Street NW, 7th Floor Washington DC 20006
Phone: 202-296-4031
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Stampede on down to your County Courthouse to get your 
official KHC license plate!
(KHC membership is not required to show your love for horses!)
Read more about it here:  
GIDDY UP AND SHOW YOUR LOVE FOR HORSES!
 
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OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER 2018 
CALENDAR OF EVENTS FROM OUR WEBSITE
 
OCTOBER
 
  • 23 UHCA Race, EC Equine, Louisburg. No EXCA points.  For more info, www.ultimatehca.com.
 
  • 27 Douglas Co Trail Riders Fall Fun Show, Lawrence. Showbill on DCTR Facebook page or at www.dctr.org.
 
  • 28 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Trail Ride, Partridge. 1:30pm, meal follows. 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.
 
NOVEMBER
  • 2 Douglas Co Trail Riders Meeting, Lawrence. Meeting, 6:30pm; Speaker and meeting, 7pm. Non-members welcome. deyoung.julie@gmail.com
 
  • 3 Douglas Co Trail Riders Miniature Play Day, Lawrence. See DCTR Facebook page for details.
 
  • 3 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Fun Show, Pretty Prairie Rodeo Arena. 1pm. 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.
 
  • 10 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Entry in Veteran's Day Parade, Cheney. 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.
 
  • 11 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Trail Ride at Sand Hills State Park, Hutchinson. 1:30pm. 620-727-791
 
  • 17 Alisha Cygan Dressage Clinic, R & D Ranch, 2131 SE 41st, Topeka. Limit 10 riders, individual 45-minute sessions. $85/$15 to audit. $50 deposit due upon registration; balance due Nov. 1. Lunch provided. Contact Katie Heyns, 785-806-7220 or katiekabe8@hotmail.com.  Dressage Clinic Flyer
 
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SAVE THE DATE FOR:
 
EQUIFEST OF KANSAS 2019
FEBRUARY 22nd, 23rd & 24th!
Kansas Expocentre
Topeka, Kansas
 
IN OUR 22ND YEAR, BROUGHT TO YOU BY KANSAS HORSE COUNCIL AND OUR PARTICPATING SPONSORS! 
 
UPDATES, ANNOUNCEMENTS & INFORMATION 
Ticket sales open November 12th!
 
Follow us on FACEBOOK & Instagram too!
 
Sneak Peek of a few presenters...    
 
Dan James of Double Dan Horsemanship
 

Madison Shambaugh-"Mustang Maddy"
 

Tom Seay & Co-host, Kristen Biscoe
 
Ben Masters of Unbranded the Film
 
 
 

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 CHIEFS ARE ON FIRE! 
We are EXCITED to announce 3 more games added 
onto the Kansas Horse Council Fundraising agenda:
 
GET YOUR TICKETS FOR THE ABOVE GAMES BEFORE THEY'RE GONE! 
Every game is getting sold out fast!
TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS OFFER YOU MUST FOLLOW THIS LINK:  
 
and enter KS HORSE promo code
 
Kansas Horse Council receives $10 
for every ticket purchased through link with
KS HORSE promo code.
  
 
YOU MUST FOLLOW THE ABOVE LINK AND ENTER THE PROMO CODE  
KSHORSE
TO SUPPORT KANSAS HORSE COUNCIL! 
 
SHARE THIS LINK AND PROMO CODE WITH YOUR FRIENDS, CLUB, FAMILY, ETC!
 
Need NOT be a current KHC member to follow this PROMO!

ANYONE CAN TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS SPECIAL OFFER!
GIDDY UP...GRAB YOUR KANSAS CITY CHIEF'S GEAR...
SEE YOU AT ARROWHEAD
GO CHIEFS!
 

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DILLONS REWARDS PROGRAM
We are now renrolled in the Dillons Community Rewards program!  Now, when you shop at Dillons and use your Rewards card, KHC will earn a percentage rebate based on your Dillon's purchases!
To link & register your rewards card click here:  
Dillons Rewards Link and log into your existing account. Search for Kansas Horse Council or enter our NPO number, KS920 and click Enroll.  New users will need to creat an account which requires some basic information, a valid email address and a *Rewards Card.
*You must have a registered Dillons Food Stores rewards card account to link the Community Rewards program to Kansas Horse Council. (Cards are available for FREE at any Dillon's customer service desk.)
Purchases will not count towards rebates for KHC until you register your rewards card and link to Kansas Horse Council here: 
Registered Rewards Cards must be swiped at checkout or use your phone number registered with your Rewards Card when shopping for purchases to count.  
This program does not affect your Fuel Points balance.  They will still accumulate for your personal use. Rebate program is based on purchases at Dillon's stores payable to Kansas Horse Council as a Non Profit Organization.
Thank you for your continued support to the voice of equine enthusiasts in Kansas!
To learn about Kansas Horse Council 
Visit
our Website Here!
 
SHOP  
DILLONS
 
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AMAZON SMILE PROGRAM
Kansas Horse Council is also now enrolled in the Amazon.com Smile Program!  When you shop
Amazon.com
you may select Kansas Horse Council as your Non-Profit charity upon Checkout!  KHC will receive .05% of your total purchase, of Amazon SMILE program eligible products!  To learn more about this program and how it works go here:
AMAZON SMILE PROGRAM

THIS MONTH'S FEATURED EQUESTRIAN PARK
 
 
Hillsdale State Park & Saddle Ridge Campground

HILLSDALE LAKE - HILLSDALE, KS
 
Managed by Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks.
Trails maintained in part by Back Country Horsemen Kansas Chapter, Hillsdale
 
Hillsdale Lake, Miami County, Hillsdale, KS
Hillsdale Lake (Saddle Ridge Horse Trails) - east central Kansas between Ottawa and Louisburg, near I-35 and Hwy 68, Miami Co. -  Marysville equestrian area on east side of reservoir has 32+ miles of marked and unmarked trails available to horseback riders.  21 sites with water & electric, twelve sites with pipe corrals. Nice shower house, wash bays and lots of pens with shade.
 
 
or visit Kansas Horse Councils website for a listing of all horse trails in Kansas.
 
THANKS TO OUR VOLUNTEERS & BCHA FOR YOUR HARD WORK IN MAINTAINING ALL OUR  KANSAS TRAILS!
 
RIDE KANSAS 
USE IT OR LOSE IT
LEAVE ONLY HOOFPRINTS BEHIND 
IF YOU PACK IT IN, PACK IT OUT

 
JOIN OUR HERD!  Ready to camp, ride & share stories with friends, old & new?  Consider joining Kansas Horse Council!  Not only do we have great membership benefits, but it's a great way to enjoy the outdoors with friends too! Memberships run from January 1 to December 31st of every calendar year!  
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 KHC trail rides and more!  http://www.kansashorsecouncil.com/#

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

CLICK ON ANY HYPER LINK BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION! 



Want to know about equine events in Kansas? KHC Calendar of Events

"LIKE" KANSAS HORSE COUNCIL ON FACEBOOK & FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM TOO!
  
 
ENJOY RIDING THE TRAILS IN KANSAS? 
JOIN BACK COUNTRY HORSEMEN OF KANSAS TODAY!  
BCHA-Kansas
Dues of $45/individual, $50/family include both Kansas and national memberships. Find out more about BCHA and read their Mission Statement at  https://www.bcha.org/

BCHA-Kansas is committed to keeping track of hours spent by volunteers across the state maintaining trails and keeping our public trails open. In 2014, trail volunteers have accumulated well over 2,000 hours and have raised several thousand dollars for Kansas public trails and camps that are open to equestrians! This information continues to have an impact and improves equestrians' relationships with land managers.
Across the US, there are 13,000 BCHA members and chapters in 29 states! For a membership form or information, contact Steve Lindsey,  steve.lindsey@lia-ks.com.
 
Our Membership Purchasing Partners offering Kansas Horse Council Member Discounts with your KHC Membership card.


 

Country Floral & Gifts, Junction City
 
Show your KHC member card at checkout and receive valuable discounts from these merchants.
 
Ray Logan Boots  & More
 
Rittel's Western Wear
Abilene, KS.
     
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