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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.

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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

"12 Years as President"

Stan Vonasek has stepped down as President of the Delaware Equine Council after 12 very successful years. I don’t think he knew all those years ago that he would lead DEC through such an exciting expansion...

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Newsletter 2

AMBA Halloween Costume and Trail Ride

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Newsletter 3

Celebration of the Horse 2019

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Newsletter 4

Black Friday Paper Chase...

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