Join the WCNYSHC!                                                                   download our membership application
No matter what equine discipline you enjoy, you
can make a positive difference for horses in WNY:
Horse Council Member Benefits Include:



We recommend that everyone with an interest in equines join the Horse Council. Our ability to educate and influence is only as strong as our membership, so if the Horse Council speaks to issues that are important to you send in your membership application and help increase the focus on horses in Western New York.

We support diverse local equine activities:
  
•WNY EquiFest
  •Clinics
  •Educational Programs
  •Shows
  •Trail Riding
  •Preservation & expansion of horse-friendlt trails
  •Therapeutic Riding Programs



Join the WCNYSHC

*When you apply for membership it is important to select a chapter with which you will be affiliated. You should make this selection based on your place of residence. Those of you who live in Western New York should select the Western Chapter. Doing so will include you in our affiliate and also return a portion of your membership fee to be used to fund the chapter's expenses in conducting local and regional equine education activities. The application you download from this page already has the Western Chapter selected for you. If you obtain an application from another source be sure to circle or mark Western Chapter before sending it in.

*Application form requires the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to be installed on your computer.

$1,000,000 Added Liability Insurance

$500 Scholarship opportunities at several
NYS Equine Colleges including
  -Cazenovia College
  -Cobleskill College
  -Cornell University
  -Morrisville College
  -Houghton College

Purchasing Program from the USEF

Benefits from NYSHC's
Equestrian Partnerships & Memberships

Information on equine current events
at both state and federal levesl

Advocacy in Albany for:
   
-Farrier Sales Tax Exemption
   -Inherent Risk Legislation

Local Advocacy to:
   
-Protect & Expand the NY Trail System
   -Encourage County Master Plans to Include Equine Use

Free State and Chapter Newsletters

Free Classified Listings on the Chapter website