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Joining the Kentucky Horse Council is a way to support the Kentucky equine industry and the horses which provide so much pleasure to us. As an added bonus, you will receive membership perks that benefit you or your organization.

Membership Types

There are five types of membership in the Kentucky Horse Council:

Memberships run from January 1st until December 31st, and there are no pro-rated membership fees.

All memberships receive the following benefits:

  • Participation and discounts through the NTRA Advantage Program
  • Eligibility to serve on KHC committees
  • Ability to provide input on KHC positions in Legislative issues
  • Preferred pricing and preferred access for all KHC educational, promotional and product offerings
  • Eligibility for year end awards
  • Eligibility to participate in KHC contests
  • Free & discounted rates to KHC events
  • Discounted subscription to The Corral magazine
Below are the descriptions and additional benefits for each membership type.
Affiliate

MEMBERSHIP FEE:  FREE

AFFILIATE: Anyone who is an employee or member of an association, business, farm, or non-profit that has joined the Kentucky Horse Council may also join KHC for free.  Once your organization has joined KHC, you are able to join online or mail in a form, with your organization's name listed, and you will then have a free affiliate membership. Affiliate members are non-voting.

Please note:  The $1M Personal Excess Liability Insurance Policy is only available for paid individual & family memberships.

 

 Print a membership form to mail in

Individual and Family

MEMBERSHIP FEES:  $35 Individual, $55 Family

This membership is for those who would like KHC membership and its benefits for their own personal horse activities.

The Individual and Family memberships include a $1M Excess Personal Liability Insurance Policy

This policy protects you and your family from liability in the event that your horse causes injury or damage to another person or property, and legal action results. This covers ALL personal (non-commercial) horses you own, under a single policy, and covers you anywhere in the United States, not just Kentucky. Disclaimer: This service is provided by Equisure, Inc. in cooperation with KHC. This program is not a source of revenue for the KHC. Association Resource Group Purchasing Group has arranged coverage with Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's, London using Equisure, Inc. as the agent.

View the $1M Excess Personal Liability Insurance Policy

View FAQ's about the $1M Excess Personal Liability Insurance Policy

Each individual membership is entitled to one vote.

Family memberships are entitled to up to two votes whose names shall be recorded on the membership form annually. Voting members must be eighteen years of age or older and each family member is entitled to only one vote.

Youth includes anyone under 18 years of age and college students. This membership is a non-voting membership.

 Print a membership form to mail in.

Business and Farm

MEMBERSHIP FEES: VARIES ON SIZE OF ORGANIZATION, SEE TABLES BELOW

This membership is open to all for profit wholesale or retail businesses, professionals, for profit farms and other businesses. Tack stores, veterinary clinics, feed stores, equine consultants, breeding and training farms and many more equine related entities are business or farm members with the Kentucky Horse Council. 

As a business or farm member, you receive the additional benefits:

  • Display your brochures in our portable brochure rack
  • Market your events and news via our website and enews
  • All of your employees may join KHC for free (affiliate membership).  

Business members are classified as small, medium, large business or corporate members based on the number of employees.  Business members are non-voting.

   No. of Employees  Membership Fee  Additional Benefits
 Small  Less than 15  $150  12 consecutive weekly eNews banner ads
 30 day banner ad on the KHC website
 Large  16 to 50  $300  Yearlong eNews banner ads
 60 day banner ad on the KHC website
 Corporate  51 or more  $500  Yearlong eNews banner ads
 90 day banner ad on the KHC website

  Print a membership form to mail in


Farm Members
 are classified as small, medium, or large based on the number of farm employees. Farm memberships are entitled to two votes.

   No. of Employees  Membership Fee Additional Benefits 
 Small  Less than 15  $50  1 free Equine Liability Sign (pick up from office or $5.00 shipping fee)
 4 consecutive weekly eNews banner ads
 Medium  16 to 50  $125  2 free Equine Liability Signs (pick up from office or $5.00 shipping fee)
 8 consecutive weekly eNews banner ads
 15 day banner ad on the KHC website
 Large  51 or more  $200

 free Equine Liability Signs (pick up from office or $5.00 shipping fee)

 12 consecutive weekly eNews banner ads
 30 day banner ad on the KHC website

 

 Print a membership form to mail in


Nonprofit and Association

MEMBERSHIP FEES:  VARIES, SEE TABLE BELOW

This membership is open to any non-profit organization, including governmental units.  The non-profit does not need to be an equine organization. Non-Profit members must be an equine organization with 501(c)_ status with the Commonwealth of Kentucky and/or the federal government. Non-Profit Members are non-voting.

In addition to the benefits listed at the top of this page, nonprofit or association memberships receive the following benefits:

  • One free Equine Liability sign (pick up at office, or $5.00 shipping fee)

  • All employees of your nonprofit can join KHC for free. (Affiliate memberships)

  No. of Members  Membership Fee 
 Nonprofit  Any size  $100
 Small Association  30 or less  $100
 Large Association  More than 30  $200

 

 Print a membership form to mail in

Lifetime Membership

A Lifetime Membership leaves a legacy of support to KHC helping us develop and protect the equine community through our events and awards.  A Lifetime Membership is about the connection horses bring to family, friends and fans in Kentucky.  They also make great gifts for children, grandchildren or that special horse person in your life – ensuring that they will enjoy a lifelong connection to Kentucky horses.

The lifetime member is responsible for updating the KHC for changes in contact information. Each lifetime member that is 18 years of age or older are entitled to one vote.

Terms of the Lifetime Membership:

  • All individuals granted Life Membership is guaranteed full benefits of active membership in the KHC during their lifetime.

  • A Lifetime Membership purchase is non-refundable.

  • Previous membership purchases may not be applied to the purchase of a Lifetime Membership. 

  • Benefits received with the Lifetime Membership are nontransferable and are subject to change at the discretion of the KHC. 

  • A Lifetime Membership may be used only by the purchaser, or with respect to a gift membership, only by the gift recipient designated by the purchaser at the time of purchase.  

 

 Print a membership form to mail in

 

Youth & College

MEMBERSHIP FEE:  FREE

Youth and College students are eligible for a KHC Youth membership. Youth members need to be 18 years or younger as of January 1st of the membership year.

As a Youth member you receive the following benefits:
  • Free or discounted rates to KHC-sponsored classes and clinics
  • Access to KHC member's only information.
  • Discounted subscriptions to The Horsemen’s Corral magazine
  • Eligible for KHC year-end awards

Youth & College Student Members are non-voting.  Please note:  The $1M Personal Excess Liability Insurance Policy is only available for paid individual & family memberships.

 

 Print a membership form to mail in


 



 

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