By Jocelyn Adams

2021 and 2020-2021 Extended Memberships Now Available!

Horse Council BC is pleased to announce that our extended memberships opened on September 1st this year. We will continue to offer the 2020 memberships, the extended memberships, and the 2021 memberships.

Once you have purchased your membership and received your confirmation, you will have the option of printing out the emailed printable card, or downloading a digital card to your phone. Both versions (Apple and Android) are available. You also have the option of having your card printed and mailed to you. If that is your preferred option, please look for it in your membership walkthrough.

Membership renewal is available at

Join or Renew for 2020 – 2021 Coverage

  • 2020/2021 Youth Associate — $62.75
  • 2020/2021 Adult Member — $77.75
  • 2020/2021 Family — $197.25

Prices include tax.

Join or Renew for 2021 Coverage

  • 2021 Youth Associate – $47.00
  • 2021 Adult Member – $62.00
  • 2021 Family – $150.00

Prices include tax.

Equestrian Canada Learn to Ride/Drive Program Features

Have you participated in the Equestrian Canada Learn to Ride program? Whether you are a coach who has facilitated the Learn to Ride program, or a student who has progressed through the program, we would like to hear from you! Drop us a line at, and we will send you the details on how to be featured in one of our monthly e-newsletters.

HCBC YouTube Channel

If you have not visited the HCBC YouTube page recently, you may want to check it out. Many recent webinars have been recorded and posted to watch or rewatch. Included is our recent Community Talks Not So Travelling Road Show 3-Part Webinar Series on Equine Wellness, sponsored by Zoetis Inc, as well as a brand new webinar on Health & Wellness for Riders that includes an at-home workout.

HCBC Education Grants

Purpose of the Grant - To encourage and support learning opportunities for equestrians and equine lovers by offering financial support to help defray costs incurred by the hosting organizations. The purpose of the funding is to reduce the cost to participants.

Criteria - Grant funding is open to HCBC Club/Affiliate members. Each Club, Affiliate, or Branch can apply for one grant per year. HCBC will cover up to 50 percent of the costs to a maximum of $500. Report and receipts must be submitted to the HCBC office no later than one month after the event. Photos of event should be sent in, and participants should be aware that photos may be published by HCBC or their media partners.

Applications will be accepted throughout the year, but must be received by the office no later than two weeks prior to the event. Funds will not be released until the report, receipts, and attendance sheet are received by the HCBC office. HCBC must be given credit for funding on all promotional material for the event. Applications for fundraising events will not be considered.

For more information call the finance department at the HCBC office, at 1-800-345-8055 (604-856-4304).

Show Your Power

Fall is here and so is the cooler weather. Keep warm and comfy in your HCBC Horse Power Hoodie! Horse Power Hoodies are the perfect weight to wear riding or while you are working in the barn.

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Made of a premium quality, medium weight cotton blend, Horse Power Hoodies are fleecy on the inside, not the outside, so no worries about being covered in hay and horse hair! Get yours at

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