Horse Week

ILUVHorsesHorse Week is held annually to promote and celebrate Manitoba's thriving horse industry. A wide range of activities are held across the province, including trail rides, horse shows, charity events and open houses to allow horse enthusiasts and the public alike to celebrate horses! Everyone is encouraged to participate.

All events, regardless of size, take place in the first two weeks of June can apply for Horse Week status and be promoted through MHC.

MHC Horse Week objectives:

Create Awareness

Promote economic impact and significance of Manitoba’s horse industry

Endorse horse welfare

Promote the variety of breeds and disciplines

Provide Education

Identify the benefits that horses and riding provide

Teach the importance of safety around horses

Recognize the importance of recognized riding schools and certified instructors/coaches

Increase Participation

Encourage and increase the practice of equestrian sport and recreation activity in Manitoba and Canada

Position the Provincial Sport Organization ( Manitoba Horse Council) as the gateway to the practice of equestrian sport and recreation activity

Increase memberships

 

For more information or to register your event for Horse Week status please contact the MHC Office at 204.925.5719.

 

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ABOUT THE HORSE IN CANADA

Canadian Museum of History collections & exhibitions related to horses.

Native Ranching and Rodeo Life on the Plains and Plateau

The Horse

Interesting links about the horse in Canada

National Horse of Canada Act

 

 

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Contact Us

Manitoba Horse Council Office
145 Pacific Avenue
Winnipeg, MB, R3B 2Z6
Fax: (204) 925-5703

Executive Director, John Savard
Phone: (204) 925-5719
Email: [email protected]

Business Manager, Linda Hazelwood
Phone: (204) 925-5718
Email: [email protected]

Regular Office Hours are
9:30 am to 4:00 pm
Monday through Friday