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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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Northeast Sands Ecological Landscape Master Plan

La Salle Falls

DNR Master Planning Project                                        October, 2019

Northeast Sands Plan to go before October NRB

The Northeast Sands Proposed Regional Plan is scheduled to be presented to the Natural Resources Board (NRB) at their October 23, 2019 meeting in Madison.
Please visit the NRB webpage for more information about this meeting, including location, agenda, and public participation guidelines.
The DNR released the Northeast Sands Draft Regional Plan for public review and comment on July 22, 2019, and held public open house meetings on July 30 at the Florence County Wild Rivers Interpretive and Resource Center in Florence and on July 31 at the Crivitz Youth Community Center in Crivitz where the public could learn more about the draft plan, speak one-on-one with department staff, and submit comments. An online comment form was also made available on the Northeast Sands webpage. The public comment period was open through August 21. The Public Comment Summary was posted to the Northeast Sands webpage in September. The NRB was given an informational briefing at the September 25 meeting to share comments received on the draft plan.

Revised Plan Now Available

The draft Northeast Sands plan has been revised and the proposed plan has been posted on the DNR website.
Visit the Northeast Sands webpage to access the proposed plan.
You can submit written comments to the NRB about the proposed plan or testify at the meeting by following the NRB public participation guidelines.

Questions?

Please contact Yoyi Steele with any questions about the Northeast Sands planning process. Thank you for your interest in the Northeast Sands Regional Plan!

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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

AHC INFOGRAPHIC 2017 Economic Impact Results - NATIONAL (PDF)

AHC INFOGRAPHIC 2017 Economic Impact Results - WISCONSIN (PDF)

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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

TIME TO RIDE PROGRAM (AHC) LINK

AHC SUMMARY OF KEY ISSUES BEING FOCUSED ON WITH CONGRESS & REGULATORY AGENCIES (PDF) LINK

UNITED HORSE COALITION WEBSITE 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 TheHorse.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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