Heather Richards, Vice President of Conservation and Rural Programs of The Piedmont Environmental Council presented “Protecting Horse Land and History — Conservation Easements Working for Virginia” at the Virginia Horse Council and ELCR Joint Conference and Educational Seminar on March 16, 2013 in Weyers Cave, Virginia.

Heather Richards speaks about why our land and resources need to be conserved, especially because of the ways these resources are important to the equestrian lifestyle. She thoroughly explains conservation easements and their benefits, requirements, and tax issues and benefits associated with them.