U.S. SENATORS INTRODUCE RTP FULL FUNDING ACT Contact: dcrandall@funoutdoors.com Washington, D.C. (November 1, 2018) – The Recreational Trails Program (RTP) has aided trail construction and maintenance projects and programs nationwide since 1991. Created through landmark surface transportation legislation, RTP reflected Congressional belief that federal gas taxes paid on motorfuel used in motorized nonhighway recreational activities […]

Hurricane Michael Update

To: Commodity leaders From: Steve Troxler Commissioner RE: TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF MOTOR VEHICLE REGULATIONS ______________________________________________________________________________ Due to the approach and potential impacts of Hurricane Michael, the Governor has declared a State of Emergency for 66 counties in North Carolina. Hurricane Michael creates an imminent threat of severe economic loss of livestock, poultry and crops ready […]

Resource Drop-off and Pick-up Location Information/Veterinary Triage Available

There is a staging resource drop-off and pick-up at: Cottonwood Farm 1700 Streets Ferry Rd Vanceboro, NC 28586 -Jill Taylor is the owner and managing non-Veterinary resource distribution. -I am still coordinating acquisition of all resources Veterinary and feed/supply. No horses for Veterinary triage yet, but this is our triage location as well. ~ Emily […]


From: Michelle Lovejoy <ncfswc@gmail.com> Date: September 21, 2018 Subject: Flo + NRCS response re animal mortality Sharing what I’m hearing in case it helps you in your recovery efforts … Mass Mortality Cost Share NRCS is releasing a process to SWCD to enroll folks into EQIP contracts for mass mortality. They indicated that state funds […]

Hurricane Evacuation & Assistance

Please check the following links for evacuation options during Hurricane Florence.  To add your location as a possible evacuation site call Eliza LaLuna at (910) 330-0327 or email goodsensefarmva@gmail.com.   East Coast Evacuation List  Other Options: Blowing Rock Equestrian Preserve, 1500 Laurel Lane, Blowing Rock NC 28605, (828) 295-4700 Pinehurst Harness Track, 200 Beulah Hill Road […]

FMCSA Responds to AHC Request

  Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Bill ELD Waiver Provision for Livestock and Insect Haulers Effective immediately through June 18, 2018, the existing waiver from the ELD requirements for all transporters of agricultural commodities, including livestock, will remain in effect. Livestock (as defined in 49 CFR 395.2) and insect haulers are not required to comply with the […]

Electronic Logging Device Update

The American Horse Council is a non-partisan organization based in Washington, DC that works daily to advocate for the social, economic, and legislative interests of the United States equine industry. January 31, 2018 AHC Requests Clarification from DOT The upcoming Electronic Logging Device deadline has sparked an animated discussion within the horse industry. The AHC […]

Trail Challenge Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the High Point Awards for the Trail Horse Challenge for 2017. The die hard competitors came to Lumberton despite the cold and wet weather for the finale of the 2017 season. The NCHC wants to thank the judges and everyone who participated in the 2017 Series. High Point Winners In […]

2018 Memberships Available

The NCHC is now accepting memberships for 2018 whether you are joining for the first time or renewing.  The NCHC website offers a secure on-line payment option.  You can also print a membership application to return with your payment.  Don’t forget to add the liability insurance to your membership for added peace of mind. All […]