Registration Open for AHC’s Annual Meeting

Registration is now open for the American Horse Council’s (AHC) 2018 Annual Meeting and National Issues Forum, to be held at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C. Registration information, along with a tentative schedule, is available on the AHC website. The theme of the National Issues Forum will be “Let’s Capitalize On It!” and will focus […]

AHC’s 2018 National Issues Forum to be Held in June

The American Horse Council (AHC) is pleased to announce the 2018 National Issues Forum will take place on Tuesday, June 12, at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C. The theme will be “Let’s Capitalize On It!” and will focus on ways the equine industry can learn and grow from both equine and outside industry segments, […]

AHC’s 1st Quarter Webinar to Discuss ELD Mandate

The American Horse Council (AHC) will host its 1st Quarter 2018 webinar on Monday, Feb. 12 at 3:00 pm ET and will address the recent Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Mandate that has caused much confusion and a lot of questions throughout the equine industry.

Horse Owners: Be Counted In Ag Census

The American Horse Council (AHC) is urging all trainers, owners and breeders to participate in the 2017 Census of Agriculture. Conducted every five years, the census aims to get a complete and accurate picture of American agriculture. Forms were mailed in Dec., and the deadline to respond is Feb. 5. Data from the survey helps […]

Jill Montgomery Receives 2017 Van Ness Award

Each year, the American Horse Council (AHC) presents the Van Ness Award to an individual who has shown leadership and service to the horse community in his or her state. It is awarded in memory of Mrs. Marjorie Van Ness, one of the founders of the New Jersey Horse Council. Mrs. Van Ness was one of the organizers of the AHC’s Coalition of State Horse Councils.

Senator Mike Enzi Receives AHC’s Rolapp Award

Each year the American Horse Council (AHC) presents the Rolapp Award to a Member of Congress who has been a great supporter of the horse industry. The Award is presented in honor of the late Rich Rolapp who was president of the AHC from 1974 to 1993.
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Hickey Receives 2016 Rolapp Award

jay-hickey2016 Rolapp Award Winner Jay HickeyEach year during the American Horse Council’s (AHC) Annual Meeting, the Rolapp Award is traditionally presented to a member of Congress who has been a great supporter of the horse industry. This year, however, the AHC Board of Trustees elected to give the 2016 Rolapp Award to retiring AHC president Jay Hickey at a Congressional reception on June 14.

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Purina Pledges $125,000 to A Home For Every Horse

purina-horses-webPurina Animal Nutrition has pledged up to $150,000 in free feed to rescue shelters through its continuing partnership with A Home for Every Horse, a program dedicated to finding homes for horses in need of adoption or fostering. For the second year in a row, Purina has pledged a base donation of $125,000. From April 16, 2013 to August 21, 2013, Purina will donate an additional $1 for every new “Like” or “Share” it receives through Facebook, up to $25,000, for a potential total of $150,000 in free feed.