Welcome to the Maryland Horse Council!


Established in 1985, the Maryland Horse Council (MHC) seeks to unify, inform, and represent Marylandís diverse horse community. As the industryís state legislative representative and trade association, MHC protects and promotes the horse industry by providing a united voice in the Maryland state legislature and state agencies, by interacting with the media and the general public, and by keeping its members informed on issues that affect them and their horses.

In 1998, the MHC's lobbying efforts were successful in advancing legislation that created the Maryland Horse Industry Board (MHIB) with the Department of Agriculture. The MHIB serves as a commodity board that promotes the horse industry and licenses stables in Maryland.

 News / Upcoming Events

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014


Miller Senate Office Building
11 Bladen Street | Annapolis, MD 21041

Two fantastic opportunities in Annapolis at 4:00 pm (before the meeting):

* Behind the scenes tour of the halls of Marylandís General Assembly, led by MHCís lobbyist Frank D. Boston III. See and hear the inside story of how our government works.

or . . .

* Hear a representative from the Governorís Office for Health Care Reform explain what options are available for you and your employees as the next open enrollment period for health care coverage gets underway. (MHC Business, Farm and Charity/Foundation members only. E-mail admin@mdhorsecouncil.org to check on or change your membership status.)

4pm: Legislative tour or Business Network Meeting
6pm: Reception
7pm: Meeting Ė all are welcomed!

Tentative Meeting Agenda:
* Outlook for upcoming legislative session in Annapolis
* 2014 Maryland Horse Forum Report
* MHIB Touch of Class Award

Click HERE to Reserve Your Space

Meet in the lobby of "11 Bladen Street" for either the Legislative Tour 
or the Business Network Meeting!

For more information, or to join MHC, please visit www.mdhorsecouncil.org/join.htm


The Maryland Horse Council 2013 Annual Report is ready ... Click HERE

Congratulations to the Maryland Horse Council's newly-elected Directors-at-Large who will serve on the Board of Directors from July 2014 to June 2016.  Click HERE for the list of names.


MHC 7th Annual BBQ

Dodon collage

Thanks to everyone who came out ... we had a great time!

Check out the BBQ / Vineyard Tour photos in our Facebook album
(click on the collage) ...


Association Manager:  Margaret Rizzo at admin@mdhorsecouncil.org




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