Calendar of Events

February 2016

Feb 20

Advanced Investigator Training

Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Advanced Investigator Training is for HAHS investigators who just obtained their license, animal control officers, police officers, state's attorneys, paralegals and all others who are involved in the criminal and civil aspects of animal law. This course will discuss Illinois' Humane Care for Animals Act and its application to cruelty and abuse investigations throughout the state. This course will also cover veterinary information required for investigations and practical, hands-on techniques for dealing with confrontations during investigations.


March 2016

Mar 4

Illinois Horse Fair

Friday 03/4/2016 8:00 AM - 03/6/2016
Illinois Horse Fair

March 4-6, 2016 in Springfield, IL

Illinois' Largest All Breed Equestrian Event!

This year's theme: The Equestrian Lifestyle - Ride Your Dream!

Come visit the HAHS booth and meet our adoptable horses!
http://www.illinoishorsefair.com/


Mar 12

Tack and Craft Sale

Saturday 9:00 AM
HAHS is hosting our annual Tack and Craft Sale! Time to get ready for the spring riding season! Come and see the fantastic deals we have in the HAHS Tack Shop for all of your horse-related needs, and browse a variety of great items from other vendors. Walk around the farm and meet the horses and other animals available for adoption. Admission is a suggested donation of $3.


April 2016

Apr 1

Hoosier Horse Fair & Expo

Friday 04/1/2016 8:00 AM - 04/3/2016
Hoosier Horse Fair and Expo

April 1-3, 2016 in Indianapolis, IN

"Since 1978 the Indiana Horse Council has produced 37 successful Expos. The goal of Expo 2016 and the Indiana Horse Council is to strengthen equine-related businesses, organizations, non-profits and professionals by producing an event that promotes the proper care, horse management, horsemanship and pure enjoyment of the animal loved by horse enthusiasts of all disciplines, ages and special interests." - Indiana Horse Expo

Come visit the HAHS booth and meet our adoptable horses!
http://hoosierhorsefair.org/


Apr 1

Iowa Horse Fair

Friday 04/1/2016 8:00 AM - 04/3/2016
Iowa Horse Fair

April 1-3, 2016 in Des Moines, IA

Featuring a parade of breeds, demonstrations by top clinicians, the 5th annual colt starting challenge, pony rides, and local and national vendors, you don't want to miss the Iowa Horse Fair!

Come visit the HAHS booth and meet our adoptable horses!
http://iowahorsecouncil.org/2016-iowa-horse-fair/


Apr 7

Equine Affaire

Thursday 04/7/2016 8:00 AM - 04/10/2016
Equine Affaire

April 7-10, 2016

Columbus, OH

One of the largest Equine Fairs in the spring! Features Equine Fantasia performances, acres of shopping, world class presenters, breed shows, and the versatile horse and rider competition.

Come visit the HAHS booth!
http://www.equineaffaire.com/ohio/features/about-the-event/#


Apr 15

Midwest Horse Fair

Friday 04/15/2016 8:00 AM - 04/17/2016
Midwest Horse Fair

April 15-17, 2016 in Madison, WI

The most popular Horse Fair in the area and one of the largest! This year's theme is "The Sky's the Limit" and will feature performances and clinics by world class horsemen, breed parades, acres of shopping and much more!

Come visit the HAHS booth!
http://www.midwesthorsefair.com/


Apr 22

Minnesota Horse Expo

Friday 04/22/2016 8:00 AM - 04/24/2016
Minnesota Horse Exp

April 22-24, 2016 in St. Paul, MN

"Minnesota's largest equine trade show with over 700 trade show booths in five State Fair buildings and lining the streets of the Expo grounds creating an easy access marketplace for anyone wanting to find merchandise related to horses/owners and compare brands, prices and features." - Minnesota Horse Expo.

Come visit the HAHS booth and meet our adoptable horses!
http://www.mnhorseexpo.org/


Apr 23

Volunteer Orientation

Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Calling all people interested in volunteering at HAHS! Join us for mandatory Volunteer Orientation beginning at 9am. Meet at the main building and come dressed to work (pants, closed toed shoes).

To become a volunteer you must be age 16 or older, or age 12-15 with a parent or legal guardian volunteering alongside you.


Apr 24

2016 McHenry County Human Race

Sunday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
2016 McHenry County Human Race

Get Your Hero On! The McHenry County Human Race is a unique 5K that supports charities serving McHenry County IL. Each race participant designates which organization will receive the proceeds of their race fee. Organizations that join also have a chance at winning cash prizes for their organization.

Sunday April 24, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM CDT

McHenry County Community College
8900 RT 14
Crystal Lake, IL 60012



Register online today!

https://register.itsracetime.com/Fundraising/fundraise.aspx?event=33744&fundraiser=13409


May 2016

May 7

Plant Sale

Saturday
This year, HAHS will be hosting a plant sale in the Ed Center! Browse through all kinds of beautiful plants that will help to spruce up your home while also helping to support the HAHS animals. We will have a great variety of plants at this event so you are sure to find something to peak your interest.

Stay tuned for more details regarding this fun Plant Sale event!


May 14

Volunteer Orientation

Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Calling all people interested in volunteering at HAHS! Join us for mandatory Volunteer Orientation beginning at 9am. Meet at the main building and come dressed to work (pants, closed toed shoes).

To become a volunteer you must be age 16 or older, or age 12-15 with a parent or legal guardian volunteering alongside you.


June 2016

Jun 11

Volunteer Orientation

Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Calling all people interested in volunteering at HAHS! Join us for mandatory Volunteer Orientation beginning at 9am. Meet at the main building and come dressed to work (pants, closed toed shoes).

To become a volunteer you must be age 16 or older, or age 12-15 with a parent or legal guardian volunteering alongside you.


Jun 20

Online Auction

Monday 06/20/2016 9:00 AM - 06/26/2016 5:00 PM
Join us for our 6th annual Auction! Back by popular demand, this Auction will be online so everyone worldwide has a chance to participate, regardless of location. Check back as this event gets closer to find out more details regarding the web address as well as what fun goodies will be auctioned off this year!


July 2016

Jul 9

Volunteer Orientation

Saturday 9:00 AM
Calling all people interested in volunteering at HAHS! Join us for mandatory Volunteer Orientation beginning at 9am. Meet at the main building and come dressed to work (pants, closed toed shoes).

To become a volunteer you must be age 16 or older, or age 12-15 with a parent or legal guardian volunteering alongside you.


August 2016

Aug 3

McHenry County Fair

Wednesday 08/3/2016 8:00 AM - 08/7/2016
McHenry County Fair
August 3-7, 2016
McHenry County Fairgrounds in Woodstock, IL

Come enjoy the fair rides, games, and food! Make sure to stop by the HAHS booth!
http://mchenrycountyfair.com/events-rules-info-il.php


Aug 4

Wisconsin State Fair

Thursday 08/4/2016 8:00 AM - 08/14/2016
Wisconsin State Fair
August 4-14, 2016
Wisconsin State Fairgrounds - West Allis, WI

This huge fair features great music, food, games, rides, and shopping!

Come visit the HAHS booth and meet some adoptable horses during the last weekend of the fair (August 13th and 14th)


http://wistatefair.com/fair/


Aug 9

Boone County Fair

Tuesday 08/9/2016 8:00 AM - 08/14/2016
Boone County Fair
August 9-14, 2016
Boone County Fairgrounds - Belvidere, IL

One of the biggest county fairs! Come enjoy food, games, harness racing, great music, and rides! Don't forget about all the shopping too!

Come out and visit the HAHS booth!
http://www.boonecountyfair.com/


September 2016

Sep 10

Basic Investigator Training

Saturday 9:00 AM
Basic Investigator Training is for people interested in becoming Approved Humane Investigators through the Hooved Animal Humane Society, current investigators who need to retest, animal control officers, police officers, state's attorneys, paralegals and all others who are involved in the criminal and civil aspects of animal law. This course will discuss Illinois' Humane Care for Animals Act and its application to cruelty and abuse investigations throughout the state.


Sep 17

Picnic and Fun Show

Saturday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
HAHS is hosting our annual picnic and horseshow! The event will be fun for the whole family and features a horse, pig, and goat show, good food, wagon rides and games!

Tickets are $5 and kids 10 & under are FREE. The event runs from 9am - 4pm with demonstrations during lunch featuring adoptable HAHS horses!
If interested in entering the horse show, competitors can arrive with their horses anytime after 8am. Classes are $5 each and there is a $2 office fee per rider.

Rain or shine! Come out and have some fun!


December 2016

Dec 3

Holiday Party

Saturday 10:00 AM
HAHS is hosting our annual Winter Celebration with food, games, tours of the farm, and the chance to meet HAHS staff and animals! A fun family event!! Admission is a suggested donation of $2.

All proceeds benefit HAHS' efforts to promote the humane treatment of hooved animals.