Michigan Horse Council

Promoting and Protecting the Horse Industry Since 1973

Horse & Rider of the Year

The criteria for the award are as follows:
  1. Initiated in 2013 to recognize Michigan horses and/or riders that have achieved outstanding accomplishments outside of the show ring.
  2. Horse must be Michigan-owned at time of honored accomplishments; rider must be a Michigan resident.
  3. Accomplishments may include, but are not limited to: 10,000 plus logged hours with any recognized horse organization; 10,000 plus logged miles in the MHC Trail Mileage program; multiple appearances in Presidential Inaugural Parades and/or other nationally recognized events; outstanding therapy horse; and other non-show recognition.
  4. Please include the number of years the nominee has been involved in the horse industry and any accomplishments and contributions that you feel make the nominee eligible for the Michigan Horse Council Horse/Rider Award.
  5. Supporting documents may accompany this form.

If you would like to make a nomination, please fill this form out online. You can then download it to be mailed in or emailed in.

Horse & Rider of the Year Nomination Form

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7:00 pm Michigan Horse Council Meeting @ MSU Livestock Pavilion, East Lansing
Michigan Horse Council Meeting @ MSU Livestock Pavilion, East Lansing
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49th Annual MSU Spartan Stampede Rodeo
The MSU Rodeo Club is proud to present the 49th annual Spartan Stampede Rodeo at the MSU Pavilion for Livestock Teaching and Research. This rodeo will showcase premier athletes from the ranks of the International Professional Rodeo Association (IPRA). The MSU Rodeo Club originated in...
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