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Horse Camping on DCNR Lands

Horse Camping on DCNR Lands

With the riding season here and in light of COVID-19 we need to give our friends, family and others the best chance to get through this situation. As we yearn to go back to “normal” riding and camping, we find that it may be a long way off in some areas. In the...

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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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Calling All Pennsylvania Horse Owners and Caretakers!

Calling All Pennsylvania Horse Owners and Caretakers!

Calling all Pennsylvania horse owners and caretakers! We need Your help. We are conducting a survey on the management of Pennsylvania horses. We want to know more about the feeding and exercise routines of your horse, as well as the prevalence of gastrointestinal...

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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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Get To Know Your New President

Get To Know Your New President

My mother first introduced me to horses when I was just a young girl. My family lived a few blocks from a boarding stable. It was love at first sight. My parents could not afford to buy me a horse, but that did not stop me from spending as many hours at that local...

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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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