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May 15, 2023

040. Industry Leader: Julie Broadway, President of the American Horse Council

040. Industry Leader: Julie Broadway, President of the American Horse Council
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On this episode of On The Rail podcast, we sat down with Julie Broadway, the President of the American Horse Council, to discuss the state of the horse industry in the United States. 


We explored the current state of the horse industry in the United States, including the economic contributions it made to the US economy and the major challenges it faced at the time. Julie shed light on how the COVID-19 pandemic had impacted the industry.  We learned about the AHC's initiatives in promoting the interests of the horse industry and addressing its challenges. We discussed how the horse industry had evolved in recent years and the trends shaping its future. Julie also shared her advice for young people interested in pursuing careers in the horse industry and the essential skills and knowledge for success.


Additionally, we talked about the AHC's work with other organizations and stakeholders in the horse industry, as well as its initiatives related to animal welfare and horse health. We also learned about the AHC's collaborations with federal, state, and local governments to promote the industry's interests and secure funding for horse-related programs.


Finally, Julie told us about the 2023 Economic Impact Study and how listeners could get involved and become a member of the AHC at that time. Don't miss this insightful episode on the then-current state of the horse industry and the role of the AHC in shaping its future.


If you’re interested in participating in the 2023 Economic Impact Study, you can find it here:

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Julie M. Broadway, President AHC


JULIE M. BROADWAY was named President of the American Horse Council in 2016. She has over 30 years of leadership experience in both for-profit and non-profit sectors. Prior to joining the administration of the American Horse Council, Mr. Broadway was the executive director of the American Morgan Horse Association & Educational-Charitable Trust. Julie earned her BS degrees from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and her MBA from the Weems Graduate School at Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina. She is also a graduate of the Duke University Advanced Nonprofit Leadership Program and a Certified Association Executive (CAE) from the American Society of Association Executives. Ms. Broadway is past board president for the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship, a member of the ASAE National Capitol Advisory Council, and has played an active role with the U.S. Equestrian Federation over the past several years. She is a life-long horse enthusiast ranging from recreational rider, breeder, and show competitor.