|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:
•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.
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||$1,000,000 Added Liability Insurance
$500 Scholarship opportunities at several
NYS Equine Colleges including
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