Horsemen's Council of Illinois serves as the voice of the horse industry in our state to protect our animals and our rights as horsemen, educate within and outside our industry about horses and their impact, and to advocate for horses and for you, the horse lover. HCI is the only horse association in this state that represents all breeds, all disciplines, and every type of horse-related enterprise throughout our state. READ MORE
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YOU CAN NAME THE COLISEUM!!
Attention Jr Members & Families with youth members: you're invited to help name the soon to be restored Coliseum at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. For more details, a list of rules & to submit your entry visit:
Deadline is December 14th, you won't want to miss your chance to win a huge prize package!
Are YOU Prepared for a Disaster?
On July 24 Illinois Fire Service Institute held disaster scenario training exercises that included Horsemen's Council of Illinois. Training participants included local, state & federal response agencies as well as members of the United States Marine Corp-Chemical Biological Incident Response Force. Topics covered on this training day included areas of technical rescue & hazardous materials decontamination of equine, livestock & pets. Supporting equine handling & safety were HCI president Paula Briney, 1st Vice President Dennis French, DVM & 2nd Vice President Tony Troyer. Huge thankyou to IFSI for hosting this event as well as the UofI Veterinary Medicine, Disability Resources & Educational Services, Office of the State Fire Marshall & CBIRF. For more information visit the Illinois Fire Service Institute on Facebook.
THE RESULTS ARE IN!!
The AHC survey results are complete! Thank you to everyone for completing the survey's. The voice of the Illinois' Horse Owners has been heard! We'll be sharing the full results with our Legislators to keep your voices heard!