Dear Vermont Horse Council Member,
Your membership provides important support for the work of the Vermont Horse Council, and as 2017 comes to a close we’d like to thank you for helping us achieve a number of goals set at our February Board Retreat and based on your participation at our vision activity at our Annual Meeting in January.
Together, we have:
- Installed 4 more corrals at Groton State Forest
- Purchased the pens for the remaining 4 corrals
- Hosted 4 educational clinics – including lameness, equine communication, Western dressage and hoof care
- Hosted 4 membership meetings highlighting member facilities
- Applied for and received a $1,900 matching grant to help pay for the Groton Corrals
- Hosted the Reciprocity Ride and raised $765 for our Scholarship programs
- Awarded 3 youth scholarships totaling $680 and a $1,000 college scholarship
- Hosted the Second Equine Industry Summit
- Created a database of equine-related businesses
- Represented the equine industry at the Senate and House Agricultural Committees
- Began fundraising for an Equine Industry Economic Impact Study
Your membership provides financial support and demonstrates your support of our mission, vision and goals.
Please renew your membership today, and consider an additional donation to support our work in 2018.
Heidi Krantz, President