$750 Trail Grant Winners!
The $750 regional trail grants were selected and the winners are:
Central - Knox OHC with a new bridge at Thayer Ridge Park
Southwest - Pike OHC is putting in a day parking area and info center
Southeast - Guernsey OHC is installing a new water source at the south end of the Salt Fork horsemans camp
Northwest - Fulton OHC is installing a new mounting stand and replacing a hitching post
Northeast - Trumbull OHC is building a handicap mounting block
Congratulations to all our winners! Worthwhile projects and once again we show we are Horsemen helping Horsemen.
2013 Mileage and Saddle Hours are now available.
$5000 Matching Grant Program Available
The Ohio Horseman's Council (OHC) is providing a monetary grant designed to give assistance for Equine-related projects that build relationships and enhance the community. All $5000 will be given out to one or several chapters depending on the amounts requested. Chapter(s) can apply for all $5000 or only part of it but whatever amount chapter(s) receive must be matched for the same amount by the chapter(s). See flyer for more details.
Volunteer at The All American Youth Horse Show 2014
The All American Youth Horse Show dates are May 15-16-17-18 This is a fundraiser for the State OHC and a chance to promote all of OHC. We need help working the gates of the coliseum at the state fairgrounds. Basically getting the kids and their horses in and out of the coliseum in a safe and orderly manner. You can sign up on the OHC State web site or contact me at 614-314-4109 call or text. When you sign up keep my contact info in case you have to cancel. We will have a sign in/food trailer east (I-71 side) of the coliseum. Help get the word out. This is about helping the kids have a safe time and letting them know about OHC as it is a fund raiser.
Malabar Farm Trail closings
MALABAR FARM STATE PARK announces that the Pleasant Valley
Bridle Trail at Malabar will be closed in the "Sugar Woods" during the annual
Maple Syrup Festival and maple season. This closure is due to activities
related to the collection of maple sap. The rest of trail remains open and the
closed section will reopen by mid April.
USRider Win-Win Deal
OHC members who signup as a new USRider member will receive $20 off the activation fee and OHC will receive a $10 donation.
Nationwide Trailering Assistance
With an annual fee comparable to that of other roadside assistance programs, USRider’s plan offers service anywhere in the continental United States, Canada and Alaska and includes the typical flat-tire repair, battery assistance and lockout services. In addition, the Equestrian Motor Plan offers services designed with horse owners in mind, including 100 miles free towing for the tow vehicle and/or horse trailer, emergency veterinary, stabling, and farrier referrals, and more, for just pennies a day. USRider membership costs just $129 annually, plus a $29 new member activation fee. Associate memberships for family members are available for just $79 each. USRider waives the new member activation fee for members who add an associate member when they join. Join USRider today by calling 1-800-844-1409 or by visiting www.usrider.org