McHenry County Horse Club NFP
McHenry County Horse Club NFP

Welcome to the McHenry County Horse Club Website!

2015 Tack Sale is THIS SATURDAY!

Just a quick reminder of the upcoming tack sale that we are participating in. It is Saturday the 28th from 9am-1pm at the McHenry County Fairgrounds, Bldg D.

It is sponsored by the 4H Club Paws and Hooves. Please stop by, there is no admission fee to get in, and maybe you will find something you just have to have. Stop by the MCHC table and see what we have this year. Not only do we have our wonderful horse cookies, that your horses will love, but we also have some amazing raffles you could try your chance on. 

Many of our members have donated some awesome stuff! Let me give you a peek into what those are:

 

  • A Thoughtful Equestrian membership for a year
  • Auditor slots for some awesome clinics (6 chances to win)
  • A natural horsemanship class with your horse (3 chances to win)
  • A pet grooming
  • Photo shoot
  • 4 free classes at the Spring Grove Horse Show
  • 1 year free membership to our club
  • 2 horse product baskets
  • ...and many amazing gift items!

 

Thanks to all that have donated for this day be it items or baking cookies...we could not have done it without your generosity!!

Raffle tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00 and cookies are $1.00 a bag. This is our fund raiser for the playday, and you all know how much fun that was last year!


See you Saturday!

You Win, Bulls Win & Brookdale Trail Wins!

A Bull’s season ticket holder and equestrian, has generously donated 4 Club Section Tickets along with a parking pass, to support our fund raising efforts associated with providing permanent horse trailer parking at Brookdale!


EVENT DETAILS:
Bulls vs New York Knicks
Saturday, March 28th at 7pm
Section 207
Row 6
Seats 1-4

 

TICKET PRICES:

Buy all four tickets at $150 each and receive the parking pass for free.
First person to buy two tickets at $175 each and the parking pass for $25. 
Second person to buy two tickets at $175 each and no parking pass available.


YOU WIN:

Tickets in the same section and adjacent rows, are valued on Stub Hub & NBA Ticket Sales between $190 - $248 each for this game.
Parking in this premium lot is valued at $50.
Make your check out to McHenry County Conservation Foundation (MCCF) and all the money will go towards Brookdale Horse Trailer Parking Lot, because of YOU! 
MCCF is a 501 C3 organization who will send you a letter identifying the price you pay as a tax deductible donation for 2015.
You will get to see the Bulls beat the Knicks! 


So, if you or anyone you know is interested in this outstanding offer or have any questions please contact Vern Scacci directly.

 

The deadline for this great offer is Monday, March 16th so act now!!

Take a look at our 2015 Club Events!

Located under the Club Events tab!

Thanks to Elizabeth Kessler and John Kremer from MCCD for speaking at our last meeting!

Brookdale Check Presented to MCCD!

New Brookdale Multi Use Trail to Open A new 4.25 multi use trail at the 1,645-acre Brookdale Conservation Area in Woodstock is scheduled to open in late May. The first phase of the project also includes creating a temporary horse trailer parking lot off the existing Paulson Road entrance.  The mowed grass trail crosses Paulson Road and runs a loop along trees and around agricultural fields, staying west of Deep Cut Road.  This trail addition will complement the existing 1-mile looped nature trail, picnic shelter, 11-acre fishing pond and observation deck accessed off Route 14 or the Paulson Road Entrance. 

 

The Equestrian Coalition of McHenry County (which is comprised of the following equestrian organizations: McHenry County Horse Club, Bull Valley Riding Club, Riding Club of Barrington Hills, McHenry County Saddle Club and Northern Illinois Horseman’s Association) and  the McHenry County Conservation Foundation have been working to raise funds for the Project.  A check was presented in the amount of $16,765 towards Phase 1 of the Brookdale Site Master Plan Multi-Use Trail and Parking Lot at the Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees Meeting on January 15, 2015 and pledged to raise and provide the local matching funds in order for the District to submit an Illinois and Department of Natural Resources 2015 RTP Grant for Phase 2 & 3 of the project.

Pictured left to right: Brad Semel, President of McHenry County Conservation Foundation; Vern Scacci representing the Equestrian Coalition of McHenry County; and Dave Brandt, Conservation District Board of Trustees President.

New Club Wear and SALE!

Exciting news!! New club wear, including winter jackets, is now available!  Our club wear is available for purchase through Besco Awards! Check out the Club Wear section of the website for details.

 

Sale through November 30th, 2014.  There is free shipping on all orders over $100 and if you use coupon SAVE10, you will get an additional 10% off!

If anyone has some extra plastic feed bags they would like to donate, please contact our friend Dee Slavin at 815-975-1973.  She recycles them and turns them into lovely reusable tote bags!

Commitment To Conservation

We Adopted the Glacial Park, Ringwood Equestrian trailer lot on Keystone Road. Each time you go and clear litter from parking lot, trail, or report something unsafe, Please forward time/concerns to McHenry County Horse Club. We will be keeping a record of Volunteer hours!

We are a Horse Club that is located in McHenry County, Illinois.The McHenry County Horse Club NFP, was organized to provide the local horseman in the McHenry County area the ability to communicate about Equine Activities in the area. We also provide, through our affiliations with other organizations, other services that could be of interest to horsemen in the area. We are a 501 (C) (7) corporation.

This is where horse owners and riders can get together to share information about everything from locating good hay, farrier or equine veterinarian information: as well as finding a riding partner or someone to share a trailer ride.

McHenry County Horse Club Brochure
MCHC Brochure.pdf
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Want to Become a Member?

Are you interested in becoming a member but still have some questions? For more information, use our contact form or download our membership form directly. We look forward to hearing from you!

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