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The National Hunter/Jumper Council
of USA Equestrian

Blog about all things horses, horse jumping, the arabian horse, paint horse, friesian horse, quarter horse, race horse, thoroughbred horse and more.

Welcome to the National Hunter/Jumper Council’s website! The NHJC is the official hunter/jumper discipline organization of USA Equestrian. As such, the NHJC represents the interests of USA Equestrian members involved in hunter/jumper activities. For many years the USDF and the USCTA have represented dressage and combined training riders respectively. Until the formation of the NHJC in mid-1996, hunter/jumper exhibitors lacked specific representation under the USA Equestrian umbrella. Now, hunter/jumper enthusiasts of all levels are represented on a national level and at regional levels. Our mission is to be the official national discipline organization for all hunter/jumper competitors, horse shows and organizations in the United States.

A 38-member Board of Governors directs the NHJC. Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen of the 12 USA Equestrian hunter/jumper zones, eight active athletes, and the Chairmen of six USA Equestrian Discipline Committees-Hunter, Jumper, Junior Hunter, Hunter/Jumper Pony, Equitation and Hunter Breeding-make up the Board.

Our Goals

· To reach all levels of hunter/jumper exhibitors and hunter/jumper organizations
· To be responsive to hunter/jumper interests geographically
· To provide input to USA Equestrian Standing Committees and USA Equestrian Discipline Committees
· To give each of the 12 zones more autonomy to develop programs and activities for their members
· To provide education at all levels
· To market and promote hunter/jumper activities
· To communicate to hunter/jumper enthusiasts through a variety of methods


Look through our website! Some of the information you will find includes:

· Details about the NHJC
· Current issues and articles pertaining to our hunter/jumper sport
· Information about each of the 12 zones and their activities
· Important dates
· Late breaking news
· Information you can download
· Frequently asked questions
· NHJC merchandise you can purchase
· E-mail questions for a timely response

We welcome your input since the NHJC website is for hunter/jumper enthusiasts around the country!