Back Country Horsemen of Wisconsin
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Back Country Horsemen of Wisconsin

Back Country Horsemen of Wisconsin (BCH-WI) is a state organization of Back Country Horsemen of America. BCHA’s foundation started in Montana’s Flathead Valley in 1973 around a cowboy campfire.  America’s established wilderness was new and how horsemen were going to responsibly protect it going into the future was the question. BCHA was conceived as, and […]

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Wisconsin Horse Alliance

In the Fall of 2015, many dedicated horse enthusiasts from around Wisconsin came together to start the conversation about creating a networking and educational group dedicated to the well being of Wisconsin horses, as well as the humans that love them. This meeting involved equine veterinarians, humane society and rescue staff/volunteers, horse owners, and many […]

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Reminder of paperwork regulations for horses and other equines traveling in Wisconsin

With very few exceptions, horses and other equine animals entering Wisconsin need: Current certificate of veterinary inspection (CVI) (no more than 30 days old) which must include: A complete physical origin and destination address; Official individual identification for all animals, regardless of age; and (one of the following): a microchip number of a unique microchip […]

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UW-River Falls Equine judging students among top ten in the nation

Six students from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls competed at the AQHA World Championship Collegiate Horse Judging Competition in Oklahoma City, OK. Two team members finished in the top ten, out of 42 individual competitors. Olivia Fischer of Chilton finished eighth overall and eighth in the halter class and Zoe Donahey of Janesville took eighth […]

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Wisconsin Horse Council and WSH Equine Foundation Scholarship deadlines approaching

Deadlines for the Wisconsin State Horse Council Scholarships are approaching. The Jan Spencer Scholarship deadline is February 15th, 2019. Jan Spencer was a member of the Wisconsin Horse Council and served in several officer positions. She was active in the equine industry and an advocate for education. After Jan’s passing in 2015, the Jan Spencer […]

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Michigan Dept of Ag and Rural Development has confirmed first case of EHM for 2018

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has confirmed the first case of equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM) for 2018. The five-year-old Standardbred gelding from Washtenaw County tested positive for EHV-1 after developing a sudden onset of neurologic signs: weakness, incoordination in the hind limbs and difficulty urinating. The horse is currently under veterinary care […]