Blue Star Equiculture is a proud member of the following organizations:
Draft Animal Power Network (DAPNET)
Hardwick Farm Coop
The Hardwick Farmers Co-op was founded in 1914 by a small group of local farmers who wanted to increase their buying power. Today, the co-op is a large 7-acre facility filled with a wide variety of merchandise for the farm, home and family. Hardwick Farmers offers items of high quality at fair prices with outstanding customer service. Whether you are a farmer, horse owner or back yard hobbyist, the co-op's knowledgeable staff can help you with all your farm and garden needs.
Massachusetts Farm Bureau
Our 90 years of experience in issues relating to agriculture here in Massachusetts has made us widely considered the "Voice of Agriculture" in the Commonwealth. This respect for the grassroots policy development process and emphasis on every members input have propelled Farm Bureau in to playing a critical role in shaping public policy locally and at the state and national levels.
Carriage Operators of North America
CONA is committed to promoting the humane welfare of carriage animals. We promote quality carriage and customer service. We strive to be the voice of the professional carriage industry by representing our membership and assisting government agencies at the local, state and federal levels. We provide open communications and education for members and the public on the operation and management of the carriage trade. We encourage networking and sharing of ideas throughout the industry.
Eastern Connecticut Draft Horse Association
The Eastern Connecticut Draft Horse Association (ECDHA) is a non-profit organization comprised of a diverse group of people with one thing in common - the Love of Draft Horses. Through annual events such as Plow Matches, Draft Horse Shows, an Auction, Carriage Rallies, and Fun Day, the group gathers together with their many draft horse breeds, to work and play together, to share experiences, and to enjoy each other's company. The ECDHA is also dedicated to bringing these magnificent animals to the public, and encourage horse owners (light & draft breeds) and non-horse owners alike to attend and participate in club sponsored events.
Pioneer Valley History Network
Our mission is to promote and provide effective communication and collaboration among the historical societies, sites and museums of the Pioneer Valley and to foster a public appreciation for, and an awareness of, such repositories of history.
Equestrian Land Conservation Resource
ELCR was founded with the belief that the loss of open land is a great and urgent threat to the future of equestrian activities throughout this country, and that there is a serious need to take action to preserve land for equestrian use.