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Welcome to the Delaware Equine Council – your connection to Delaware’s horse industry! We are an all-breed, all-discipline volunteer organization managed by a Board of Directors. The DEC actively promotes and enhances all things equine in Delaware.

The goals of the DEC include:

  • Unify, inform, and represent the diverse interests of all horsemen and horsewomen in Delaware
  • Facilitate communication between the equine community and governmental agencies
  • Create and identify educational opportunities that will enhance and promote the abilities of riders and the knowledge of horse owners throughout Delaware’s equine community.
  • Support the Delaware Equine Council Foundation in scholarship acquisition and dissemination

We are glad you are here and we welcome your input into any facet of the DEC and its endeavors. Please consider volunteering for one of our many committees.

If you have been here before, you probably noticed a change. We have a whole new web site that is now much more interactive. Please have a look around and let us know what you think. Come back often as we will be adding many new features over the next few months. Our new webmaster is a DEC member and volunteer. Your feedback and ideas are very welcome. You can reach him on the contact page.

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The Latest

Below are some of the things we are doing. Come join us!

Some of our members

Pictures of our members and events.

Our Newsletter

The Delaware Equine Council publishes a newsletter six times a year. This is distributed all over the state and is available on line.

Newsletter 1

2019 Scholarships Presented by DEC Foundation

The Delaware Equine Council Foundation presented five $1,500 scholarships to exceptional college students on Saturday, April 6th at their Annual Dinner/Dance Fundraiser. The sole mission of the Foundation is “To support the Equestrian Community through the Funding of College Scholarships”. DEC is proud to have the Foundation to provide a tax-exempt opportunity for businesses and organizations to help give back in the form of scholarships.

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Newsletter 2

UD Equestrian Team Rocks!!

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Newsletter 3

Horse-Pasture Safety: Avoiding Atypical Myopathy

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Newsletter 4

Wicomico Hunt Club Hosts Hound Trials

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