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MAY 2018 NEWSLETTER


WANT TO HELP CONTRIBUTE THE FUTURE OF THE EQUINE INDUSTRY IN KANSAS?  CONSIDER DONATING TO THE KANSAS HORSE COUNCIL FOUNDATION!

Please help us provide scholarships to those students involved in the equine industry.  Scholarship information is available on the KHC website,  www.kansashorsecouncil.com.


HAVE YOU RENEWED FOR 2018?
RIDING SEASON IS FINALLY HERE!
 GIVE US A CALL AT 785-776-0662 OR  YOU CAN RENEW ONLINE AND SAVE A STAMP!

KHC HAS A "POP UP" traveling display offering information on Equifest of Kansas, Horse Care 101 workshops, KHC trail rides, member benefits and scholarship information.  You can find FREE copies of Better Horses Magazine & the Tack Trader as well!
FIND US IN MAY!
May 12-13 Kansas Buckskin Horse Assoc. All Breed Show at the Kansas Expocentre 
 May 25-28th KQHA "Celebrate Kansas" show at the Kansas state fair grounds in Hutchinson. Stop by and check it out!
Stampede on down to your County Courthouse to get your original KHC license plate before it changes! After July 1, the state is limiting the use of color on specialized plates.
Digital production will begin limiting colors on these plates to only 4!  Get your original issue plate now, before your county runs out of their supply! 
 So, Giddy Up and get one before they're gone! 

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!
  


MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THE 7TH ANNUAL HORSE CARE 101 OCTOBER 6, 2018!  "EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS" AT THE KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE IN MANHATTAN, KS.
MORE DETAILS AS THEY COME AVAILABLE!  INTERESTED IN SPONSORING THIS COMMUNITY WORKSHOP EVENT? CALL JUSTINE AT 785-776-0662 FOR MORE INFORMATION!  

KANSAS HORSE COUNCIL SUMMER TRAIL RIDE! 
JUNE 16, 2018 LAKE SCOTT STATE PARK
REGISTER BY JUNE 11TH!  CALL THE KHC OFFICE, 785-776-0662 OR PRINT REGISTRATION FORM HERE:  http://www.kansashorsecouncil.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/KHC-Ride-Registration-Form-AMENDED-2018.pdf

 IF YOU MISSED 2018...
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
EQUIFEST OF KANSAS 2019
FEBRUARY 22nd, 23rd & 24th, 2019!
THANK YOU TO ALL THE SPONSORS AND VOLUNTEERS WHO MADE 2018 POSSIBLE!  MAKE SURE TO CHECK OUT EQUIFEST OF KANSAS ON FACEBOOK HERE TOO! 
FOR FUTURE ANNOUNCEMENTS AND PICTURES OF THIS YEARS EVENT! 
2019 ENTERTAINMENT IS ALREADY IN THE WORKS!
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 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 the Mission Statement at  www.backcountryhorse.com.
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.
Mission of Back Country Horsemen of America -
To perpetuate the common sense use and enjoyment of horses in America's back country and wilderness areas.
To work to insure that public lands remain open to recreational stock use.
To assist the various government, state, and private agencies in their maintenance and management of said resource.
To educate, encourage and solicit acive participation in the use of the back country resource by stock users and the general public commensurate with our heritage.
To foster and encourage the formation of new state organizations and BCHA.

Our 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.



Adopt a mustang  mustang or wild burro.  Learn more about upcoming adoption events.
https://www.blm.gov/adoptahorse/

 
Call 866-4Mustang if you would like an adoption application and list of Requirements mailed to you. 





THE UNWANTED HORSE COALITION IS COMMITTED TO HELPING UNWANTED HORSES BY:
  • Educating current and future horse owners on responsible ownership, proper care and breeding, and options available before a horse becomes unwanted
  • Raising awareness about the unwanted horse issue and its impact on horses and the horse industry
  • Reducing the number of unwanted horses and working toward eliminating the problem
  • Ensuring that horses are treated humanely and with dignity
  • Facilitating the exchange of information on adoption, care, and alternative careers
  • Providing information on end-of-life decisions, including veterinary decisions, euthanasia, and disposal
  • Explaining the issue through presentations at industry gatherings, including horse association meetings, conferences, symposiums, and horse fairs.

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