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Individual/Family Memberships

Welcome to the Island Horse Council Membership page! As an IHC Member, you  are entitled to receive:

  • Discipline Specific Programs including competitions and clinics
  • Nationally and Internationally Certified Coaches/recognized Officials training
  • A Comprehensive Insurance Policy
  • Local, Provincial and National Level Planning and Support
  • The right to compete in National and International level competitions
  • Access to the Strathgartney Equestrian Park
  • Access to the University of Guelph’s horse portal  where members can utilize short, accessible, user-friendly courses will be available throughout the year with various topics to keep you learning. All at a special member discounted rate of 15%!

New members need to create a HorseReg user account BEFORE you can purchase your membership. Click on the picture below;

Island Horse Council Family Memberships are designed for:

  • Families of 4+ people; Parents and/or Guardians and their Junior children
  • Each family member will receive their own membership number and card
  • Family membership will only be available to be purchased at the time of sign up or renewal, conversions from individual Junior Membership or Senior Membership will not be available.
  • In some instances (ie; fewer than 4 people in a family) it is cheaper to buy individual memberships.
Current Members

Should already have a HorseReg account and should use it each year to purchase your membership.

To do any of the following;

  •  change password
  • renew or purchase membership
  • print or view membership card
  • view/change account information

Click on the picture to the right.

If you do not receive a confirmation email after submitting your membership, please be sure to check your junkmail folder.  If you requested a physical membership card, your card will be emailed (PDF) to you once you have accepted the terms and conditions and completed your payment transaction

If you have questions regarding IHC membership please email us at – allowing for 2 business days turnaround.

If you are having technical difficulties on the HorseReg site when trying to purchase your membership Email:

Requests for membership refunds will only be considered under extenuating circumstances, on a case by case basis. A $10 administrative fee will be applied to requests granted.  

Benefits of Membership

The Prince Edward Island Horse Council (IHC) is the recognized Provincial Sport Organization representing all equine activities, other than racing, on Prince Edward Island. We are the provincial representative for Equestrian Canada and receive generous support from Sport PEI and Health & Wellness PEI.

The IHC is constantly working with provincial and federal governments, Equestrian Canada,  and Equine Guelph to protect and improve your equestrian interests.

Island Horse Council Programs

IHC programs include and are not limited to:  (Don’t see a program you are looking for?  Please reach out to us, suggestions are always welcome!)

  • Kidsport
  • Learn to Ride
  • Rookie Riders
  • Learning Workshops
  • Coaching Certification
  • Officials and Stewards
  • Horse Welfare Support
  • Long Term Development
  • High Performance Clinics
  • Riding Safety and Security
  • Strathgartney Equestrian Park
  • Gateway to International Competition
  • Abegweit Show Series

Island Horse Council Insurance Programs

IHC is pleased to provide insurance coverage to our individual members through our partner Acera Insurance Services Ltd.

Coverages included:

  • $5,000,000 Personal Liability Insurance ($1,000 Property Damage Deductible)
  • Protects you, the member, if you are sued by a third party because a horse that you own or lease, ride or handle non-commercially, causes property damage or bodily injury to a third party. **Liability coverage is for non-commercial equine-related activities. Some limitations and exclusions apply. Coverage is in force 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and covers the member (Canadian resident) anywhere in the world. (Exclusions apply for members who are non-Canadian residents).
  • $40,000 Accidental Death & Dismemberment Coverage
  • Covering you, the member, should you suffer a catastrophic injury, dismemberment or death arising from equine-related activities. (Under the age of 90 and only available to Canadian Residents)


Please read more regarding your Insurance Coverage

Top photo by Callie Campbell / Second photo by Emma Stewart