As a horse owner in Douglas and Elbert County, we are asking for your support and, equally important, your input for this organization. Members may attend general membership, will receive a quarterly newsletter, and can attend educational programs.
Membership in the Douglas Elbert County Horse Council will give horse owners a say in the process which affects how they use and enjoy their horses. In addition to disaster rescue, the Council will work in conjunction with the counties to preserve open space and protect horse owner rights.
Elbert County Fairgrounds in Kiowa
Douglas County Fairgrounds in Castle Rock
Iron Horse Stables south of Castle Rock
Duties include manning the intake/check-out booth, placing animals in stalls, checking water ( most animals owners will feed, clean, and tend to welfare)
Rocky Mountain Horse Expo-(March)
National Western Stock Show Complex, Denver
Douglas County Fair (August) - Douglas County Fairgrounds,
Duties include manning a booth, usually 4-hour shifts, provide information on DECHC activities, evacuation assistance information, handing out the DECHC Directory of Resources, and accepting New Memberships.
Elbert County Fair Parade
Douglas County Fair Parade
Parker Christmas Carriage Parade
Duties include assembly of parade float/wagon and/or riding in the parade. Out Walkers
Open Space Trail Course Maintenance
Last up-dated May 3 , 2021