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July 29, 2011
The Maryland Horse Industry Board will accept grant applications for nonprofit research, educational and promotional equine activities starting Monday. The board will award more than $20,000 in grants that support or develop new opportunities for Maryland's horse industry. Applications must be received by Sept. 30.   Funding for the board and its grants comes from the Maryland Feed Fund, which collects $6 on every ton of horse feed sold in Maryland. Since the fund was established in 2002, the board has awarded nearly $200,000 in grants to more than 175 projects in Maryland.
NEWS
July 26, 2013
The Maryland Horse Industry Board, a program within the Maryland Department of Agriculture, is seeking nominations to fill two positions on its 12-member board. The group serves as a commodities board that helps grow and promote the Maryland horse industry. It is also a regulatory body that provides oversight and advocacy to help protect horses and consumers at the state's commercial riding, lesson, boarding, rental and rescue stables. The open positions represent licensed veterinary medicine (equine)
LIFESTYLE
July 26, 2013
The four reigning national jousting champions - all from Maryland - recently received the Maryland Horse Industry Board's Touch of Class Award at the 92nd Petersville Farmers Club Joust at the Petersville Farmers Club grounds in Brunswick. The four Marylanders - Corey Minnick of Washington County, Malcolm Macy of Harford County, and Lily Fisher-Flaherty and her younger brother, Ian Flaherty, of Calvert County - swept all four divisions at the 2012 national jousting finals, which were held last fall in Maryland.
NEWS
April 2, 2008
ANNAPOLIS - A meeting of the Maryland Horse Industry Board will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the lower level conference room of the Maryland Department of Agriculture, 50 Harry S. Truman Pkwy., Annapolis. Agenda items will include general horse board business. For more information, contact Rob Burk at 1-410-841-5798.
NEWS
March 5, 2008
A meeting of the Maryland Horse Industry Board will be held Tuesday, March 11, at 10 a.m. in the lower level conference room of the Maryland Department of Agriculture at 50 Harry S. Truman Parkway in Annapolis. Agenda items will include general horse board business. For information, or directions, call Rob Burk at 410-841-5798.
LIFESTYLE
July 16, 2012
Two Maryland teenagers who are newcomers to national competition, and one veteran national titleholder from Hagerstown were honored by the Maryland Horse Industry Board with Touch of Class Awards for earning national titles in jousting, the official state sport of Maryland. The awards were presented at St. Margaret's Church Joust in Annapolis. Of the four national jousting titles, three are held by Marylanders. Corey Minnick, 30, of Hagerstown won his third national title in the professional division; Mikayla Miller, 13, of St. Leonard (Calvert County)
NEWS
October 14, 2011
Colleen Rutledge of Frederick, Md., who is chasing her Olympic dream of competing in the three-day equestrian event, recently received the Maryland Horse Industry Board's second Touch Of Class Award along with her horse, Shiraz. The award was presented during ceremonies at the Jim McKay Maryland Million horse race at Laurel Park in Laurel, Md. "We are pleased to present this award at the Jim McKay Maryland Million, which is a program of races that feature offspring of Maryland-based stallions.
NEWS
July 31, 2013
The Maryland Horse Industry Board will accept grant applications for research, educational and promotional projects that support horses or the equestrian community, or develop new opportunities for the Maryland horse industry. Grant applications can be submitted between Aug. 1 and Sept. 30. Individual requests should not exceed $3,000. Nearly $30,000 is available for grants - a 15 percent increase in funding from the previous year. Organizations eligible for grants include nonprofit organizations, clubs and associations, businesses, farms and licensed stables, government entities, schools and educational institutions.
NEWS
By TIM ROWLAND | May 26, 2005
The State of Maryland, which is overflowing with so much spare cash that lawmakers begin each new General Assembly session by riding canoes down State House staircases on rivers of $100 bills, has a splendid new idea for how to spend some of it: It would be called "The Maryland Horse Park. " "Essentially it's a Disneyland for horses," Rob Burk, executive director of the Maryland Horse Industry Board, told The (Baltimore) Sun. I'm assuming he meant "with" horses, not "for" horses.
NEWS
by TIM ROWLAND | May 25, 2005
The State of Maryland, which is overflowing with so much spare cash that lawmakers begin each new General Assembly session by riding canoes down State House staircases on rivers of $100 bills, has a splendid new idea for how to spend some of it: It would be called "The Maryland Horse Park. " "Essentially it's a Disneyland for horses," Rob Burk, executive director of the Maryland Horse Industry Board, told The (Baltimore) Sun. I'm assuming he meant "with" horses, not "for" horses.
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NEWS
July 31, 2013
The Maryland Horse Industry Board will accept grant applications for research, educational and promotional projects that support horses or the equestrian community, or develop new opportunities for the Maryland horse industry. Grant applications can be submitted between Aug. 1 and Sept. 30. Individual requests should not exceed $3,000. Nearly $30,000 is available for grants - a 15 percent increase in funding from the previous year. Organizations eligible for grants include nonprofit organizations, clubs and associations, businesses, farms and licensed stables, government entities, schools and educational institutions.
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LIFESTYLE
July 26, 2013
The four reigning national jousting champions - all from Maryland - recently received the Maryland Horse Industry Board's Touch of Class Award at the 92nd Petersville Farmers Club Joust at the Petersville Farmers Club grounds in Brunswick. The four Marylanders - Corey Minnick of Washington County, Malcolm Macy of Harford County, and Lily Fisher-Flaherty and her younger brother, Ian Flaherty, of Calvert County - swept all four divisions at the 2012 national jousting finals, which were held last fall in Maryland.
NEWS
July 26, 2013
The Maryland Horse Industry Board, a program within the Maryland Department of Agriculture, is seeking nominations to fill two positions on its 12-member board. The group serves as a commodities board that helps grow and promote the Maryland horse industry. It is also a regulatory body that provides oversight and advocacy to help protect horses and consumers at the state's commercial riding, lesson, boarding, rental and rescue stables. The open positions represent licensed veterinary medicine (equine)
LIFESTYLE
July 16, 2012
Two Maryland teenagers who are newcomers to national competition, and one veteran national titleholder from Hagerstown were honored by the Maryland Horse Industry Board with Touch of Class Awards for earning national titles in jousting, the official state sport of Maryland. The awards were presented at St. Margaret's Church Joust in Annapolis. Of the four national jousting titles, three are held by Marylanders. Corey Minnick, 30, of Hagerstown won his third national title in the professional division; Mikayla Miller, 13, of St. Leonard (Calvert County)
NEWS
October 14, 2011
Colleen Rutledge of Frederick, Md., who is chasing her Olympic dream of competing in the three-day equestrian event, recently received the Maryland Horse Industry Board's second Touch Of Class Award along with her horse, Shiraz. The award was presented during ceremonies at the Jim McKay Maryland Million horse race at Laurel Park in Laurel, Md. "We are pleased to present this award at the Jim McKay Maryland Million, which is a program of races that feature offspring of Maryland-based stallions.
NEWS
July 29, 2011
The Maryland Horse Industry Board will accept grant applications for nonprofit research, educational and promotional equine activities starting Monday. The board will award more than $20,000 in grants that support or develop new opportunities for Maryland's horse industry. Applications must be received by Sept. 30.   Funding for the board and its grants comes from the Maryland Feed Fund, which collects $6 on every ton of horse feed sold in Maryland. Since the fund was established in 2002, the board has awarded nearly $200,000 in grants to more than 175 projects in Maryland.
NEWS
April 2, 2008
ANNAPOLIS - A meeting of the Maryland Horse Industry Board will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the lower level conference room of the Maryland Department of Agriculture, 50 Harry S. Truman Pkwy., Annapolis. Agenda items will include general horse board business. For more information, contact Rob Burk at 1-410-841-5798.
NEWS
March 5, 2008
A meeting of the Maryland Horse Industry Board will be held Tuesday, March 11, at 10 a.m. in the lower level conference room of the Maryland Department of Agriculture at 50 Harry S. Truman Parkway in Annapolis. Agenda items will include general horse board business. For information, or directions, call Rob Burk at 410-841-5798.
NEWS
By TIM ROWLAND | May 26, 2005
The State of Maryland, which is overflowing with so much spare cash that lawmakers begin each new General Assembly session by riding canoes down State House staircases on rivers of $100 bills, has a splendid new idea for how to spend some of it: It would be called "The Maryland Horse Park. " "Essentially it's a Disneyland for horses," Rob Burk, executive director of the Maryland Horse Industry Board, told The (Baltimore) Sun. I'm assuming he meant "with" horses, not "for" horses.
NEWS
by TIM ROWLAND | May 25, 2005
The State of Maryland, which is overflowing with so much spare cash that lawmakers begin each new General Assembly session by riding canoes down State House staircases on rivers of $100 bills, has a splendid new idea for how to spend some of it: It would be called "The Maryland Horse Park. " "Essentially it's a Disneyland for horses," Rob Burk, executive director of the Maryland Horse Industry Board, told The (Baltimore) Sun. I'm assuming he meant "with" horses, not "for" horses.
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