Accessibility Statement

The Minnesota Horse Council has taken extensive steps to assure the easy navigability of this web site for users of screen readers or other alternative access devices.


Headings are provided which delineate each section of the website and enable easy navigation within pages for user-agents which are able to produce lists of page headers. Headings are succinct and descriptive in order to quickly convey the necessary information for these users.


Where images are used, alternative text has been provided to give non-visual users information about what purpose or information that image conveys. Viewing images is never required for this site.

Client-side Scripting

Limited use of client-side scripting exists on this site. Features which use client-side scripting are not dependent on the scripting for their function, and no information is unavailable when client-side scripting is not available.


Contact forms make use of appropriate labeling and organization in order to make it easy for disabled users to contact the Minnesota Horse Council.

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Web site Credits

Photos in web site header, from right to left:

  1. Terry Bebertz
  2. Robert Krone
  3. Mark Ward
  4. Mary Williams
  5. Mark Ward
  6. Minnesota Horse Council
  • Web site development: Joseph C Dolson
  • Design & Project Management: Katie Clapp

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Terms of use


The Minnesota Horse Council acts as a venue for providing equine related information to the horse community in the state of Minnesota. In the event you have a dispute with one or more of the 3rd party links on our site, you release the Minnesota Horse Council and its owners, agents, subsidiaries and employees from claims, demands and damages (actual or consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected or unsuspected, disclosed or undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes. Any individuals, groups or organizations that file claims against the Minnesota Horse Council will be responsible for all the Minnesota Horse Council's legal costs.

NO GUARANTEE: The Minnesota Horse Council provides no guarantee for actions, statements, products, services, or endorsements from all third party links including Minnesota Horse Council members.

Website Content and Copyright

The Minnesota Horse Council (MHC) allows site visitors to view, download and print information on the MHC website for personal use only. Clubs, organizations and others may request permission to use website materials for distribution on an item-by-item basis.

The material on this website is the property of Minnesota Horse Council and is protected by U.S. copyright and trademark law. No part of this Web site may be used for any commercial purpose without the express written consent and authorization of Minnesota Horse Council. All rights are reserved, (tm)(r)(c) Copyright, Minnesota Horse Council, 2008.

Linking Policy

Minnesota Horse Council encourages appropriate persons, firms and organizations (hereinafter referred to as "you") to place a link from their site on the Internet to The link may not imply any personal or professional endorsement by the Minnesota Horse Council to you, your business or your organization unless written approval has been received from the Minnesota Horse Council. Minnesota Horse Council reserves the right to request removal of our link to your site for any reason or no reason at all.

By linking to a Minnesota Horse Council site, you agree that: (1) You have no rights in or to MHC trademarks or service marks by virtue of such link; (2) Such link does not confer to you any rights to distribute, publish or otherwise use copyrighted material of MHC; (3) You have no rights in or to the trademarks or service marks of any third party displayed on the MHC site; and (4) You will not use such link for any illegal, immoral, or improper purpose, nor will you have any material detrimental to MHC on your site. You further agree that, upon e-mail or other notice to you from the Minnesota Horse Council, you will immediately remove all links from your site to Minnesota Horse Council.


If you have provided identifying information via e-mail (such as name and address), the information will only be used to communicate with you to handle your request. It is not sold or transferred to other parties. Visitors to our website will remain anonymous. We do not collect personal identifying information about visitors to our site unless the visitor submits the information to MHC directly.

MHC servers collect standard non-identifying information about visits to our site such as date and time visited and IP address. This information is used to compile standard statistics on site usage.

The MHC site contains links to third party websites. If you choose to visit one of these sites, your privacy is governed by the privacy policy at that site. The MHC is not responsible for the practices of such sites or the use of information you provide at these sites.

Thank you for taking the time to visit our website. Any questions or comments concerning this site or the principles listed above should be directed to the MN Horse Council

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