News & Updates

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.

Maryland Horse Council News

MHC Legislative Update

Regular readers of this column probably know that MHC’s Government Relations Committee spends a lot of time during the legislative session reviewing bills that have been introduced in Annapolis, flagging ones of interest or concern, and preparing and delivering testimony at bill hearings. But effective advocacy is more than just …

New MHC Podcast Episode

Our latest podcast episode has dropped! Our host Rachann Mayer interviews Pastoral Counselor and Therapist Elizabeth Tate, who owns Paradise Stables in Frederick County. Her most recent venture is Common Ground Inc., which helps individuals and groups, including veterans groups, cope with trauma with the help of her horses. Click …

The March Equiery Is Out!

The March issue of the Equiery is out with its ever popular, annual calendar of equestrian events for 2024. Plan your year by picking from Maryland’s plethora of opportunities for educational events, clinics, local and national competitions, summer camps, organized trail rides, county fairs, and international events. And bring on …

Check Out Our Latest Podcast Episode!

Rachann talks with Savannah “Woodge” Fulton, a full-time horse trainer and upper level eventer, about her equestrian background and her international show career. Fulton ended her 2023 season with an impressive third place finish at the CCI3*-L at the Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill in October, and she started …

The Maryland Horse Industry Has Grown 38% Since 2017

The results of the American Horse Council’s Economic Impact Study of the Maryland horse industry are out, and it shows that every sector of our industry has grown since 2017. The overall industry grew 38%, from $2.1 billion in 2017 to $2.9 billion today. The fastest growing sector of the …

The February Equiery Is Out!

The February issue of The Equiery hit the shelves today with full coverage of the many 2023 year-end awards collected by Maryland riders, breeders, and horses. The issue also covers the first weeks of the 2024 legislative session in Annapolis, and it includes our regular full news reporting and Industry …

Feb. 2 — MTROA Public Meeting

The Maryland Thoroughbred Racetrack Operating Authority will hold a public meeting Friday, February 2, at noon. Meeting information and agenda below: Meeting Agenda February 2, 2024 – Video Conference at 12:00 P.M. ET. https://meet.google.com/cpc-virn-nie 1 651 – 560 – 9276 PIN: 144-258-382 Closed Session A portion of this meeting may …

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