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The Delaware Equine Council is a 501 (c)(5) non-profit volunteer organization whose mission is to promote, protect and enhance the keeping of equine in the state of Delaware.
Our goal is to provide equestrians with contacts, information, education and liasons with government. To keep abreast of current equine health issues, political issues, and keep an eye out for any legislation that is pertinent to the Equine Industry.
- To promote and educate the public about equine in the First State through events, such as, the Delaware State Fair , Barn Tours and other special events.
- The organization is available to equine groups and to the public for booth set-ups with our mascot "Liberty".
- The magazine recycle program provides equine literature for libraries, schools, hospitals and professional offices throughout the state.
- Scholarship funds are available annually for eligible students enrolled in a Delaware university agriculture program or at an equine studies program at a U.S. university.
We have members representing all breeds, disciplines and interests ranging from Standardbred breeders to public riding stable operators, weekend trail riders to mule owners, driving enthusiasts to show circuit participants and therapeutic riding to equine rescue among others. We are not in competition with other equine groups, stables or businesses.