HORSE PERSON OF THE YEAR NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN.
It is that time of the year to send in your nominations for Horse Person of the Year. Go to our HPOTY page to learn the qualifications and download a nomination form. A nomination form is also located on the right side bar of each page, towards the bottom.
The New Hampshire Horse Council (NHHC) is a nonprofit 501(c)5 organization dedicated to the protection and improvement of the horse industry in New Hampshire. The NHHC represents all breeds and disciplines. Through education and leadership we act as a liaison among horse groups, the general public and the legislature.
We make a difference for New Hampshire’s horses...
Since 1986 the New Hampshire Horse Council (NHHC) has represented the interests of New Hampshire’s diverse horse industry. The NHHC, an official affiliate of the American Horse Council, is a nonprofit organization that represents all breeds and disciplines. Membership dollars provides us with the support we need to sponsor projects, provide benefits, and be involved in legislative issues and attain even more influence in the public arena.
The purpose of the New Hampshire Horse Council (NHHC) is to promote the interests of horses in the state of New Hampshire. Acting as the official voice of the state’s horse industry, the NHHC will serve as a liaison among various horse groups, disseminate information and educate both the legislature and the general public. The NHHC will serve as an advisory body to the University of New Hampshire’s College of Life Sciences and Agriculture, the NH State Department of Agriculture, the Statewide Trails Advisory Committee and the NH Farm Bureau Horse Advisory Committee regarding horses and horse related activities and programs.
To further the common interests of New Hampshire’s horse industry.
To encourage, protect and develop resources vital to the horse industry in New Hampshire.
To serve as a means of communication within the horse industry and act as a voice to those outside the horse industry.
To monitor and inform on legislative and administrative decisions that may impact horses and/ or the horse industry.
To encourage activities, facilities and/or programs that benefit the interests of horses in New Hampshire.
To promote the highest standards of sportsmanship and horsemanship.
To support the establishment of programs by New Hampshire’s youth and adult horse groups to enhance the development of human behavior.
To advocate for and help improve measures that support the humane and appropriate treatment of horses