segments of Maryland’s horse industry
Our umbrella association, the American Horse Council, has been running its latest National Economic Impact Survey all summer and is getting ready to close the survey next Friday, September 29. The survey will demonstrate the value of the equine industry to the national and state economies by analyzing “the direct, indirect, and …
We are pleased to report that TROA responded to our letter within 1 business day and graciously apologized for the procedural growing pains it is experiencing. TROA said that “[a]s the Authority continues to solidify its processes, [it] welcomes the opportunity to speak with [MHC} to discuss engaging the industry …
MHC Letter to the Thoroughbred Racetrack Operating Authority re Compliance with Maryland Open Meetings Act
On September 8, the Maryland Horse Council sent the following letter to Greg Cross, the Chair of the new Thoroughbred Racetrack Operating Authority. We copied Gov. Wes Moore, Secretary of Agriculture Kevin Atticks, Attorney General Anthony Brown, key members of the General Assembly leadership, the county executives of Anne Arundel …
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.
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!
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.