Representing all
segments of Maryland’s horse industry

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April President’s Letter

by Kimberly K. Egan, MHC President (first published in the April 2024 Equiery) This month’s issue is our annual farm fix-up and Earth Day issue. Every year we encourage horse farmers to avail themselves of our county Soil Conservation Districts (SCDs) and our Equine Studies Program at the University of …

New MHC Podcast Episode

The latest episode of the MHC podcast as dropped! This episode highlights MHC Sponsor Paradise Energy Solutions, which provides solar energy arrays for farms, businesses, and residences. Rachann asks representative Warren Miller all the questions that you would ask, and gets all the answers. You can listen to the podcast …

The April Equiery is Out!

The April Equiery is out with its annual Farm Fix Up issue. Get your farm ship shape with our farm fix up directory and our tips for new horse farm owners, and how to make your farm eco-friendly. Also, finds some ideas for conserving our state’s plethora of equestrian trails.

What We Do

The mission and
history of MHC

The Maryland Horse Council, Inc. (MHC) is the § 501(c)(6) trade association that has represented the Maryland horse industry for over 35 years. Our core mission is to lobby state and local government for sensible and economically sound positions, and to provide educational and business networking resources for the Maryland horse community.


Our Issues



One Common Bond: the Maryland Horse
One Common Voice: the Maryland Horse Council

The Maryland horse industry is impressive. There are more horses per square mile (10.5) in Maryland than in any other state in the country, and 51.8% of Maryland households contain at least one horse enthusiast. Our industry contributes $2.4 billion to the Maryland economy.

Come join us and help ensure that everyone enjoys the ride!

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MHC’s trade publication is The Equiery, which provides the Maryland horse community with horse industry news, educational articles, photos, and profiles on horse businesses and horse people, as well as a service directory for businesses that serve the Maryland horse industry.

How you can support MHC​

Become a Member

Join together with others who love horses and are dedicated to a great future for Maryland’s equines.

Become a Sponsor

We love working with our sponsors to ensure that their needs and business goals are met.

Become an Advertiser

We want everyone who keeps up with MHC to know what you or your business has to offer.

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