2013 Catalyst Awards
The MHC Catalyst Awards were started in 1995 by our then president, Barb Heyboer, who thought there should be recognition for individuals involved in the Michigan Horse Industry. A catalyst is a person who dares to step forward and make a difference.
2013 MSU Scholarships
We are excited to announce the 2013 Michigan State University Scholarships Recipients: Paige Bittner and Zach Dieffenbach! Congratulations!
2013 4H Scholarships
We are excited to announce the 2013 4-H Scholarships recipients: Tyler Britten and Samantha Wilczewski! Congratulations!
Horse | Rider of the Year
This year the Michigan Horse Council is initiating a brand new award for the Horse or Rider of the Year. It was brought to our attention that several Michigan horses and/or riders had attained levels of accomplishment that were worthy of recognition.
2013 Expo Committee Report
Another expo is done and over, and once again it was a huge success! the weather was perfect, not so nice people stayed home to be outside, but no storms or bad roads. here are a few of the comments we’ve received following the expo:
The Michigan Horse Expo will host an Elementary School Field Trip program on the morning of Friday, March 8th. This is the 5th year that children from scheduled elementary school (grades 2-4) will be brought to the Expo early to participate in special programs designed to introduce these youngsters to the “Wonderful World of Horses”!
Executive Committee and Officers Elected
The next meeting for Michigan Horse Council will be May 7, at the Michigan State University Livestock Pavilion, 7:30 p.m. The Officers elected for the 2013-2014 year will take office at this meeting
2013 Council Elections
The annual meeting and elections for the Michigan Horse Council will be held on April 2, 7:30 p.m. at the MSU Livestock Pavilion. You must be present to vote at this meeting.
MHC Represented in Inaugural Parade
Michigan will have a presence in our nation’s capital during President Barack Obama's inauguration this weekend. Several members from Michigan's "multi-jurisdictional mounted police drill team and color guard" left from the msu pavilion this afternoon.
2013 National Trails Awards Program
American Trails presented at the 2013 National Trails Awards Program, during the 21st American Trails International Trails Symposium April 16th in Fort McDowell Arizona the Michigan State Trail Advocate Award to Jim Radabaugh.
Looking for Input
The topic to be covered at the next MHC trails meeting is Equestrian Youth: where do we find them and how can we get youth and younger members interested and involved in trails.
DNR Invites Review
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) today announced the availability of its draft 2013-2018 Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) for public review on the DNR website.
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