In recent months, several surveys have been circulated regarding the U.S. horse industry. The American Horse Council’s Equine Economic Impact Survey is one that has been active since April and will be wrapping up September 29. This survey, done once every five years, has been used by hundreds of local and federal groups, horse associations and horse owners to support their industry in times of need. In this episode, four leaders in the industry share how they have used the previous survey’s results to help protect and support their local horse industry, trails and gain recognition for the impact horses and the industry has had on their economy.Read More
Category: American Horse Council
Monthly American Horse Council Episode: 1rst Tuesday of Every Month
Your Hosts: Julie Broadway (President) and Megan Arszman (Marketing & Communications) of the American Horse Council
Description: This monthly episode from the American Horse Council highlights members doing amazing horse related things around the county. Plus, we look at the legislation and regulations that affect riders in all 50 states.
Julie Broadway has over 30 years of leadership experience in both for-profit and non-profit sectors, Julie holds a BS, MBA, Executive Certificate in Non-Profit Leadership and is Certified Association Executive ®. She’s a life-long horse enthusiast ranging from recreational rider, breeder, and show competitor. A native of NC, she and her husband now reside in DC along with their Pembroke Welsh Corgis and Morgan horses.
In her down time, she enjoys volunteering (past president of PATH International and current on the PATH Intl Credentialing Council), horseback riding, gardening and cooking. “I’m passionate about the equine industry because horses have enhanced my life and well-being so profoundly,” said Julie. “Working at the AHC is a way to give back to the equine community and ensure the long-term health of the industry.”
Megan Arszman is the Marketing and Communications Specialist for the American Horse Council. She is an accomplished creative professional with a proven track record in feature and copywriting, event coverage, social media management, marketing and promotions. Arszman’s extensive experience in the horse industry spreads beyond the 18 years she’s been a professional to her life growing up with horses and competing in a variety of events and organizations. As the former Communications Coordinator with the Indiana Horse Racing Commission, she saw, firsthand, the importance of the everyday horse owner and lover’s role to keep the horse industry from being stagnant and to grow outside of the smaller boundaries the industry has found itself in.