“The mission of the Loudoun County Equine Alliance is to present a unified voice to actively advocate, educate and communicate the goals, initiatives and benefits of the horse industry, in order to advance the interests of all equine disciplines and the entire equestrian related industry.”
Quantify the impact of the equine economy in Loudoun County and ascertain the assets and needs to the horse industry on an ongoing basis.
Promote the maintenance and expansion of existing facilities and trails and the development of new facilities and trails.
Promote and protect new and existing program of land conservation for equine activities.
Promote the attraction, retention and expansion of equine related businesses in Loudoun County.
Thank you for taking 10 to 15 minutes to complete THIS SURVEY! Your input will guide the development of Loudoun County’s Linear Parks and Trails (LPAT) Plan and help ensure recommendations reflect community needs.
The survey will remain open until Thursday, May 20.
For more information about the Linear Parks and Trails planning project (and to see a summary of the survey results when they’re posted), please visit the Linear Parks and Trails System Official Website.
Loudoun Equine Businesses – JOIN Loudoun Farms HERE
Loudoun Farms is an umbrella under which the Loudoun County Department of Economic Development promotes agricultural products and assists in the development of new agricultural businesses. The website https://loudounfarms.org/ is one vehicle though which the county promotes these businesses. LCEA has completed work with economic development to improve the site’s equine page and to set up a registration form for equine businesses. This is a FREE marketing tool designed to help drive tourists and the general public to equestrian businesses. We are hoping it will also help encourage non-equestrians to become life-long equestrian enthusiasts.
Oatlands Multi-Use Trails are OPEN!!
COVID 19 Directives
For more information directly related to equestrians in Loudoun County and the Commonwealth of Virginia – please visit these websites:
• Virginia Horse Industry Board at https://www.vhib.org/
• Loudoun Department of Economic Development at https://biz.loudoun.gov/
Stable owners in Virginia should assess for themselves (and consult their insurance carrier) if they can safely carry out the directive while staying open for business.
“Social Distancing Extends to the Barn Too” by Adrienne Classen, MD. Read it HERE