As we continue to follow the rapidly evolving COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation throughout the country, we will continue to serve you as Maryland’s #1 source for horse information as your “One Common Voice.”

At this time, our office in Lisbon is closed to the public. However, our staff are diligently working on the April edition, which will continue to be available in print and online.

We are accessible via email and phone during normal business hours. Please see the full list of contact information below for each of our staff members.

Maryland Horse Council & The Equiery
Executive Director & Publisher – Carrie Hull • tel: 410-608-4638

Editor-In-Chief & Art Director – Katherine Rizzo • tel: 443-537-6754

Associate Publisher – Tracy McKenna • tel: 410-802-4219

Classfied Ads and Membership Coordinator – Emily Nessel

Bookkeeper – Carolyn Del Grosso

Maryland Equine Transition Service (METS)
Director – Brittney Vallot • tel: 410-970-6474 • tel: 443-340-2585

Program Coordinator – Emily Stakem tel: 410-970-6474 • tel: 443-904-4984

Assessments Specialist – Katy Whipple • tel: 410-970-6474 • tel: 240-883-8089

Please visit our Facebook pages at The Equiery and Maryland Horse Council for a full roster of Maryland event changes and cancellations. Should you wish to add your cancelled/postponed event to the list, email

For more information on COVID-19 and how to help contain the spread of the virus, please visit the CDC’s Frequently Asked Questions page here: (lasted updated March 12, 2020). Many of our Maryland facilities are operating on essential personnel and staff only. Our Maryland horses still need to be cared for during this time and equine welfare is still a top priority.

If you are aware of any individuals needing assistance with the care of their horses during this time, please email Executive Director, Carrie Hull, at or call her at (410)608-4638.

Remember, please follow all precautions issued by the CDC. We are your equine resources here in Maryland especially during times of crisis. Stay safe, be communicative on our social media pages, and keep us informed of any changes in the community!

Your friends at the Maryland Horse Council, The Equiery, and the Maryland Equine Transition Service.