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Show your support of our industry and partnership with other horsemen as a member of Horsemen’s Council of Illinois. Not only are there significant personal member benefits; when you join, you build our numbers and strengthen our network and resources. 

Each time our leadership meets with public officials or representatives of key organizations they want to know "who do you represent?" Of course HCI represents all horsemen, but the larger our membership, the more compelling our case becomes. Thousands of horsemen working together have great influence – and this is what we need to protect our rights to own and ride horses, and to strengthen the Illinois horse industry.

Your membership in HCI helps accomplish our mission and provides you with timely news, legislative  and health alerts, educational opportunities and many other benefits. As a statewide coalition of horsemen, HCI works to:

  • Provide education and resources to horsemen and the public
  • Represent common interests of horsemen
  • Present a unified stand against issues confronting horsemen
  • Advocate improved health and well-being of horses
  • Actively expand and improve Illinois' horse industry.


All Membership Levels: email bulletin, e-newsletter, equine health and legislative alerts, print newsletter, access to members only resources on website, access to professional expertise of HCI board members and speakers for your group events, regional event invitations, savings and discounts from Association Resource Group, American Horse Council Advantage Plan.

YOUTH (18 & under):memberships are FREE!

Gold Level Memberships: all of the above benefits and $1 million Excess Personal Equine Liability Insurance from Equisure. LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INSURANCE

Clubs, Associations and Non-profits: up to 50 of your members can be added to our email and e-news lists and all members can access the savings and discounts from Association Resource Group and American Horse Council - NTRA.

All members of HCI can access the discounts and savings plans offered by Association Resource Group:


LEARN MORE AT Association Resource Group Website
As a member of the Horsemen's Council of Illinois, you are eligible for significant savings on nationally known products through the AHC-NTRA Advantage Program.Your membership entitles you to special savings on products used for your equine farm, business, or personal use. 

To enjoy the benefits of one-stop buying listed below, call NTRA Advantage toll-free at (866) 678-4289 or visit

If you would like to join as a member of the HCI Purchasing Package merchant team, contact us today!

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Members are eligible to purchase insurance limits up to $1,000,000 for premiums as low as $19 per year.

Frequently Asked Questions
 The John Deere Equine Association Discount Program

The Full-Time Program – Save up to 28% on select equipment
The Part-Time Program – Coupon savings up to $1,000
Construction Program – Save up to 21% on select equipment
Landscape Program – Preferred Platinum pricing – Save up to 10% on non-parts merchandise

    It all begins by calling our toll-free number 866-678-4289, where we will work with you and your local John Deere dealer to make sure you receive the proper savings.

    Members receive discounts on equine, personal & pet prescriptions from hundreds of pharmacies. 

    HCI members receive a $10 discount when signing up for USRider Equestrian Motor Plan, by using promo code ARC0117. This roadside assistance plan covers horse 

    vans, tow vehicles and trailers carrying horses.  USRider provides exclusive services created specifically for equestrians but also provides coverage when you're not traveling with horses, in any vehicle - even when you're not driving.

     VPI Pet Insurance HeaderARG members receive a discount on pet insurance
    from VPI. 
    Call 866-332-3997 & mention ARG 
    or click the logo to get started!

    Receive up to 40% discount on Sherwin-Williams paints, plus discounts on in-store products, including floor and wall coverings.

    Call toll-free at 866-678-4289 to establish an individual account.

    Members receive a 20% discount on a 6-month subscription or 25% discount on a one-year subscription   Office Depot/OfficeMax outfits offices with everything form office and computer supplies to paper and office furniture. From the smallest businesses to multinational corporations, you are eligible for great savings! Members are eligible to receive the Preferred Pricing on products including: general office supplies, furniture, custom printing, facility supplies, special orders.
    What's Next? Go online to and enter user name "ntrafarm" and password "order22" or call us toll-free at 866-678-4289 for an in-store Retail Connect Card.

    Covering the ground faster than ever! Enjoy discounts up to 30% off NEXT DAY and 2ND DAY shipping and up to 5% off G
    ROUND shipping services.

    Visit and select “Yes, Sign ME Up Now!”

    Nationwide is the Official Insurance Provider of NTRA and provides a full range of insurance product including auto, powersports (motorcycle, RV or horse trailers), homeowners, pet and specialty health.
    What's next? Call us toll-free at 866-633-5407 or visit for member discounts.

    Caring for the safety and security of your horses begins with reliable fencing. Red Brand's Keepsafe V-Mesh Horse Fence and Non-Climb Horse Fence are recognized worldwide by stable managers, breeders, veterinarians and horse owners as the very safest for horses. Save up to $20 per roll on Red Brand Horse Fence with exclusive NTRA rebates.
    What's Next? Call us toll-free at 866-678-4289 or visit to obtain your Red Brand NTRA Rebate form.



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