Be sure to join your council before our membership update on MARCH 31, 2024!   If you have not updated by then, your name will be removed from the list and you will no longer receive the newsletter or special events information!

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THANK YOU for supporting your local horse council! 


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Last Edits May 17, 2024

                 News and Events

President's Message from Sharon Jayne

Hello from your Douglas/Elbert County Horse Council!!

We are excited to announce the DECHC board for 2024:

President: Sharon Jayne
Vice President: Sue Kalamen
Secretary: Sherry Helmeke
Treasurer: Monica Wheeler
Board Members: Cindy Adams
Sandy Clayton
Chris Exley
Kris Garrett
Laura Karlis
Jennifer Little
Carroll Rice

Please help me welcome them in for the 2024 year!

We have several clinics that we are trying to put together for the early part of next year, so
stay tuned for clinic dates. Also, we will be having our annual Emergency Preparedness
Clinic in April and it will be at the Elbert County Fairgrounds. We would love to see more of
our members get involved with the many DECHC activities we have throughout the year.
We will have a wide range of clinics to choose from so stay tuned!!

Please renew your membership and share with a couple of your friends. It is important to
support the mission of DECHC.

If anyone has any suggestions, complaints or ideas, please feel free to give me a call or email
me. My number is 303-570-4559 and my email address is

May 23, 2024  10 AM

Greenland Open Space Cleanup Day!

Please join us for an hour of clean up and mowing to keep our open space beautiful!  Snacks and water provided

If you find any problems on the trails, or think any specific repair work needs to be done, 
please contact Douglas County Open Space: