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Sponsor a Friend

Sponsor a Friend

ATTENTION Want to sponsor a friend who is not a PEC member so they can attend a PEC members only event? For 2022, PEC is offering a complimentary 3-month membership for the months of July, August and September. This membership is for Individual or Family membership...

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Penn State Hay Survey

Penn State Hay Survey

The Penn State Extension Equine Team has launched a survey aimed at both Pennsylvania horse owners/managers and producers/sellers of horse hay. The objective of this survey is to get information about opinions and practices when it comes to buying, selling, and...

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AHC 2021 Virtual Congressional Fly-In Big Success

AHC 2021 Virtual Congressional Fly-In Big Success

Contact: Julie BroadwayAmerican Horse Council Phone: 202-296-4031Email: jbroadway@horsecouncil.org For Immediate Release AHC 2021 Virtual Congressional Fly-in big success (Washington, D.C., November 1, 2021): The American Horse Council (AHC) held its annual fly-in...

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Are you thinking of buying a new horse?

Are you thinking of buying a new horse?

Are you thinking about buying a horse? Or have you recently purchased a horse? Whether this is your first horse or your tenth, join us for our 3-week series, Hold Your Horses: What to Know When Buying a New Horse, to learn some tips for purchasing and caring for a new...

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Pasture Management Technical Advisement

Pasture Management Technical Advisement

How does it work?• “Grazing Advisors” who are current or retired livestockand horse farm managers provide technical adviceon pasture improvement, fencing, grazing planning,weed management, soil health, forage species selectionand other grazing-related questions for...

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Equine Cruelty, Neglect, Starvation

Equine Cruelty, Neglect, Starvation

Neglect to the point of suffering is cruelty. Often, the animals have died or have to be euthanized. Why  wasn’t this reported earlier? Surely someone saw the situation before it got to that point. Well, maybe not, but if you see a problem and do nothing, are you also...

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Member Participation Recognition Program 2020 Winners

Member Participation Recognition Program 2020 Winners

!! 2020 WINNERS !! At their annual membership meeting, the Pennsylvania Equine Council conducted a drawing awarding a Toro self-propelled lawn mower and a Toro leaf blower to two deserving members. The drawing was a new program, designated the Member Participation...

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Member Participation Recognition Program

Member Participation Recognition Program

Member Participation Recognition Program As you are all aware the Equine Council continues to function as an unpaid all-volunteer organization. There are some out of pocket expenses for which reimbursement is made but all time involved with PEC activities is donated....

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Herm Gailey : A Lifetime With Horses

Herm Gailey : A Lifetime With Horses

You have seen the name Gailey Legal Group as one of our major sponsors for years. Herm Gailey, in addition to being an attorney, is a horseman and has been one his entire life. As we become "seasoned", there comes a time when we realize that much of what we routinely...

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