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Welcome to the Wisconsin Horse Council (WHC) Website!

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The Wisconsin State Horse Council (WHC) is here for "the horse" and the people who own them or simply love them. We exist solely for the welfare of the horse and the betterment of our industry as a whole.

Our Mission

  • To represent and to foster a unified equine industry of Wisconsin.
  • To promote the equine through leadership, education, service and communication.
  • To take a pro-active role in the future growth and development of the equine industry.

Company Overview

WHC is a non-profit organization representing horsemen and women and the equine industry in Wisconsin. In representing the equine industry we promote the horse through leadership, education, and service, and take a proactive role in the growth of our industry.

Please feel free to contact us. Thank you! Contact us...

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NOTICE: Draft Northern Lake Michigan Coastal Regional Master Plan Open Houses Planned

The public will have an opportunity at two open house meetings and through a comment period to provide input on a draft master plan for Department of Natural Resources lands in Door and Oconto counties and parts of Marinette and Shawano counties. The draft Northern Lake Michigan Coastal regional master plan establishes the level and type of resource management and public use permitted on these department-managed properties.

State-owned lands covered by this master plan include state parks--five on the Door Peninsula--as well as State Natural Areas and numerous wildlife and fisheries areas. The state parks covered by this plan include Rock Island, Newport, Peninsula, Whitefish Dunes, Potawatomi, Grand Traverse Island and Copper Culture Mounds.

The public input sessions will provide the public an opportunity to learn more about the regional planning process, review the draft recommendations for resource and recreation management on DNR properties in the region and provide feedback.
• Tuesday, May 29, Sturgeon Bay at the Stone Harbor Resort and Conference Center, 107 N. 1st Avenue, from 5 to 7 p.m.
• Wednesday, May 30, Peshtigo at DNR Service Center, 101 N. Ogden Road, Suite A, Office Hours from 1 to 5 p.m.

People can learn more about and engage in the regional planning process for the Northern Lake Michigan Coastal Ecological Landscape by searching the DNR website, dnr.wi.gov for keywords "master planning" and selecting the Northern Lake Michigan Coastal Ecological Landscape.

For additional information people may contact DNR Planner Ann Freiwald, by email at ann.freiwald@wisconsin.gov, phone at 608-266-2130, or US mail at Ann Freiwald, Wisconsin DNR, P.O. Box 7921, Madison, WI, 53707-7921.
The public review and comment period for the draft regional plan is open through June 12, 2018.

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THE AMERICAN HORSE COUNCIL FOUNDATION PRESENTS -
The Economic Impact of the Horse Industry on the United States

IT'S HERE! The American Horse Council Foundation's results of its 2017 National Economic Impact Study are now available!

Please click on the link below to be redirected to the American Horse Council's website page where you can get all of the details and a link where you can purchase the new booklets of information.

AHC WEBSITE LINK

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Have you heard? The 2018 Time To Ride Challenge is now open for registration!

The purpose of the Challenge is to support individual equine businesses and organizations in attracting newcomers to horses by hosting an event at their facility. This grassroots approach gives barn owners the opportunity to grow their business by introducing non-horsey people to the beauty and benefits horses bring to our lives, while simultaneously growing the horse industry overall.

Visit the link below for more information and to register your barn today

Please click on the link below to read all about the Time To Ride Challenge!

TIME TO RIDE PROGRAM (AHC) LINK

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MAKING A DISEASE ALERT SYSTEM A REALITY!

Please click on the link below for all of the details and to access the donation form for this program.

EQUINE DISEASE COMMUNICATION CENTER INFO & DONATION FORM (PDF)

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Announcements and Notices

WHC Horsemen's Calendar of Upcoming Events

Want to know what equine related events and activities are going on in your area? Please click on the heading above to access a list of up-coming events and a form that you can complete and send to us to have your equine related activity added to this new calendar!

WHC Classified Ads

Exclusively for Wisconsin Horse Council members........

We are offering FREE classified ads on our website and in the newsletter!

Recreational Trail Aids (RTA) Program

This is a federal program administered in all states. Municipal governments and incorporated organizations are eligible to receive reimbursement for development and maintenance of recreational trails and trail-related facilities for both motorized and non-motorized recreational trail uses.

Legal Transportation of Horses Across State Lines

WHC would like to share this important information with you courtesy of InStride Edition, www.InStrideEdition.com. Please click here to access this excellent article.

Attention All WHC Members

Important information for all WHC Members! Please click below to read the details.

Great News for WHC Members!

Did you know that if you are a member of the Wisconsin Horse Council (WHC), you are also eligible for the American Horse Council's (AHC) Advantage Plan?


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