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Pa State Police Seeking Horse Donations

Pa State Police Seeking Horse Donations

The Pennsylvania State Police is asking the community for donations of horses to support its mounted patrol unit. The department maintains a stable at its training academy in Hershey and relies on donations to fill a complement of 28 horses. The animals are deployed...

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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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COVID-19 and Boarding Stables

COVID-19 and Boarding Stables

3-27-20 PDA provided updated guidance today for facilities, such as riding stables, that are responsible for the care and welfare of animals. Such facilities are also considered life-sustaining and may remain open for animal care. They are encouraged to follow PDA’s...

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Equine Enteric Coronavirus and  COVID-19 Are Not Equal.

Equine Enteric Coronavirus and COVID-19 Are Not Equal.

PEC would like to share this important information with horse owners… Not EQUAL! Equine Enteric Coronavirus and COVID-19are not equal. During this emotional time of uncertainty, the Pennsylvania Equine Council would like to share the following valid information...

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What Does the Pennsylvania Equine Council Do For You?

What Does the Pennsylvania Equine Council Do For You?

We have celebrated more than 30 years of service to the equine community in PA. Over the years we have offered more benefits and broadened our scope of activity in response to the needs and desires of our membership. Please take a moment to review the things we do and...

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Para-Reining

Para-Reining

After more than 60 years of owning a horse and participating in various equestrian activities, I thought I had a rather broad knowledge of the “horse world”. Recently, a friend mentioned that he grew up with horses. I was surprised. He then casually said, “My mother...

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