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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

1st Annual Autumn on the Brandywine a SUCCESS!!

Saying, “third time’s a charm” was never so true as with the 1st annual Delaware Equine Council’s “Autumn on the Brandywine” riding event.

First a hurricane, and then more rain and wind resulted in the decision to reschedule for a third time to Sunday, November 4th. It turned out to be the most beautiful sunny autumn day for the riders and their horses. Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and New Jersey were all represented by the riders in attendance.

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Newsletter 2

TEC Celebration of the Horse

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Newsletter 3

AMBA Halllloween Trraiill Riide

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Newsletter 4

Paul Dietz

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