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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

Spring Equine Festival a Huge Success!

On April 20, 2019, Courageous Hearts Horsemanship hosted the Spring Equine Festival at the Caroline County 4H Park in Denton, Maryland. The event is to help promote education and interest in our great horse industry on the Delmarva Peninsula (Delaware, Maryland and Virginia). The structure of the event is much like an expo with demonstrations, seminars, vendors, and fun for kids. The proceeds of the event go to the host, Courageous Hearts Horsemanship Inc.

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Newsletter 2

12th Annual DDC Pleasure Driving Show

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Newsletter 3

Winterthur’s Point to Point

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Newsletter 4

“Hottie” - Overcoming Odds and Headed To World’s

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