Our Objectives

As a chapter of the New York State Horse Council, Inc., the
WCNYSHC strives to:
provide a unified voice for the equine community
within the Western Region of NYS
promote interest in equine related activities
work towards the advancement of the equine industry
through cooperation with other organizations

Toward that end we offer these resources and promotional opportunities:
WNY EquiFest Our annual celebration of horses, equestrians and horse businesses 
Equine Business & Services Directory
Delores Wild Memorial Scholarship for Therapeutic Riding
Equine Education Scholarships for
collegiate horse related programs or professional certification programs
Education Assistance Fund for fees and travel expenses for educational events or activities

Activities we are involved with:
•Working with town and county planners and officials to protect and establish horse trails in the area
•Equine Rescue Clinics, in cooperation with the SPCA, to educate volunteer firefighters on appropriate response techniques for emergencies involving horses
•Benefit trail rides to rise monies for the Erie County Sheriff’s Office Mounted Reserve Unit, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and EquiStar Therapeutic Riding Center
•Clinics and workshops to help equestrians increase their knowledge and impove their skills