Idaho Horse Council Summer Meeting 06/02/2018

Idaho Horse Council 2018

Idaho Horse Council Meeting Saturday, June 2, 2018

6630 W Riding Club Lane  Boise Idaho 83709


Everyone is welcome

RSVP if you would like to attend

June 2, 2018

Idaho Horse Council Board Meeting

Meeting begins at 10:00 AM

WelcomeCharlene Cooper, Idaho Horse Council President

Roll Call:


Treasures Report

New Business

 Dixie Christensen –  Historic Racing Youth Committee

  1. Ed McNelis – Historic Racing
  2. Myron Amsden Expo – Report
  3. Meeting Dates
  4. Annual Meeting where and when

Unfinished Business

  1. Janine Townsend – Horse Statue Update


Committee Reports:

Animal Welfare-

Idaho Horse Census


Promotion & Membership


Scholarship Program

Trails & Urban Land Use

Wild Horse Committee

Youth Activities

Finance Committee


IHC Idaho Equine Youth Fund

Application Guidelines – Idaho Equine Youth Fund

Application – Idaho Equine Youth Fund

After Action Report-Idaho Equine Youth Fund 3

Request Guidelines-Idaho Equine Youth Fund(1)


Please follow these instructions when filing your application.

  1. When you download and use the printable PDF form, from the Idaho Horse Council website, please fill out your application and send it to the following address:


Idaho Horse Council

Idaho Equine Youth Fund

6114 Idaho Center Blvd. #5

Nampa, Idaho  83687


  1. If you are using the funds request to make improvements on county or state grounds, please include a letter approving your project from the governing body controlling the grounds.


  1. It is MANDATORY that you submit a detailed budget of your project with your funds request. Please list a priority of expenditures in columnar format for easy review. The Board makes every effort to stretch the funds as far as possible to as many qualified requests as possible.  To achieve this goal, we have often granted the highest priority listed on the funds request application.


  1. Your request application must be postmarked or emailed by 12:00 midnight of October 31st in order to be reviewed by the Board.


  1. Applications for request of funds are considered in November on the day before the Annual IHC Meeting and will be awarded by January 1st.


  1. If you are selected to receive funds but your project is not completed by December 1st of the calendar year in which the grant was approved, the Board may request unused funds be returned to the Board.


  1. A report must be submitted to the Board by November 1st of the same year funds are granted detailing how the awarded funds were spent. Please use the form provided – After Action Review Form.

OPPORTUNITY TO OBJECT, Cecil D. Andrus-White Clouds and Hemingway-Boulders Wilderness Management Plan and EA

OPPORTUNITY TO OBJECT, Cecil D. Andrus-White Clouds and Hemingway-Boulders Wilderness Management Plan and EA

Release Date: May 8, 2018

Sawtooth National Forest

370 American Ave

Jerome, ID 83338



Media Contact 208‐423-7559/731-8604

Julie Thomas

May 8, 2018



OPPORTUNITY TO OBJECT, Cecil D. Andrus-White Clouds and Hemingway-Boulders Wilderness Management Plan and EA


STANLEY, Idaho – The Sawtooth National Forest recently completed the Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Cecil D. Andrus-White Clouds and Hemingway-Boulders Wilderness Management Plan. The Cecil D. Andrus-White Clouds Wilderness and Hemingway-Boulders Wilderness were designated through the passage of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area and Jerry Peak Wilderness Additions Act (P.L. 114-46) in August 2015. The project will establish, update, and provide consistent management direction for the Cecil D. Andrus-White Clouds and Hemingway-Boulders Wilderness, situated on federal public land managed by the Forest Service.


For the Cecil D. Andrus-White Clouds and Hemingway-Boulders Wilderness Management Plan, a scoping period took place where the agencies identified important issues and incorporated feedback into a draft EA. Interested parties were given the opportunity to submit written comments, which were reviewed, and now a final EA is available.


During the objection period, which is specific to Forest Service regulations, parties who have previously submitted specific written comments regarding the proposed project either during scoping or other designated opportunity for public comment in accordance with 36 CFR 218.5(a) and 219.16 have standing to object. Issues raised in objections must be based on previously submitted, timely, and specific written comments regarding the proposed project unless based on new information arising after designated opportunities. The objection period for the Cecil D. Andrus-White Clouds and Hemingway-Boulders Wilderness will begin May 9, 2018.


The wilderness plan, EA, draft Decision Notice and Finding of No Significant Impact (DN/FONSI), legal notice of opportunity to object, and other information are available for review at the Sawtooth National Forest Supervisor’s Office and at the Forest’s web site at . A hard copy of the wilderness plan, EA, and the draft DN/FONSI, can be obtained from: Sawtooth National Forest Supervisor’s Office, 370 American Avenue, Jerome, ID 83338, or


For further information contact Emily Simpson, (208) 630-3507 or



For additional information about the Sawtooth National Forest call 208-737-3200 or visit the Sawtooth National Forest website at and like us on Facebook at.

Racing Needs help withe Signatures

Calling Volunteers!

Looking for volunteers to help with signature gathering this weekend 3/24-3/25.


Who: YOU!
When: Saturday and Sunday, March 24th-25th
Where: Downtown Boise and Nampa
Why: This weekend is Treefort Music Fest in downtown Boise and the Idaho Cutting Horse Show in Nampa. We are looking to cover some more ground during the festival and show to gather signatures.

More details:

  • We are looking for volunteers to start between 7am and 6pm both days.
    • Treefort Music Fest starts at 1pm both days.
    • The Idaho Cutting Horse Show starts at 7:30am both days.
  • Ideally available for 2+ hours.
  • If you would like to pick up petitions and have more training beforehand please meet me at the Garden City location (12 N Paddock Dr, Garden City, ID 83714, Les Bois Turf Club) anytime between:
    • 11am and 6pm on Friday 3/23
    • 7am and 6pm on Saturday and Sunday 3/24-3/25
  • Friends and family are always welcome to join the effort!

If you are able to attend or have any questions please email or call (208) 297 – 5296.

Thank you for all of your help! Every signature moves us closer to getting the petition on the ballot and having horse racing back in Idaho.

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Breed Challenge and Riders Expo 2018

Look at the Great Horse Breeds & Riders that will be at the Expo. Don’t miss the Breed Challenge? Discounted Pre sale tickets being sold now at RC Beans Saddlery, Saddle Up, Hap Tallmans and Cowboy Supply and the Idaho Horse Council Office..And don’t forget you can get a 3 day discounted ticket
at the Idaho Horse Council Office….

Horse Rider

Peruvian Paso   Liane Kersting Vick
Morgan        LouAnn Gaskil
Belgian       Jamie Bahadar
Mustang     Callee Miller
Quarter Horse   Carol Crist
Paint               Elise Dix
American Blazer Amanda Casper
Mule ShelleyMcDonald
Friesen Cindy Amsden
Paso Fino Lawrence Valdez
Tennesee Walker Lois Murphy