Legislative Updates

The NCHC strives to maintain effective government relations by interacting with state leaders and our government representative. We also closely track each year's legislative session as it relates to governance of equine activity in the state.

Detailed Updates of Legislative Sessions
(Click on year below for detailed update)


Emergency Preparedness

North Carolina State Animal & Agriculture Response Teams
North Carolina Disaster Information Center
North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
Floridahorse.com Hurricane Preparedness Information

If you must evacuate there is no need to leave your horses behind to ride out the storm. When a storm approaches, call to reserve stall(s) so we know you are coming. Bring your own feed, hay, bedding, and buckets. You will be responsible to care for your own horse(s). ALL HORSES MUST HAVE A CURRENT NEGATIVE EIA CERTIFICATE (COGGINS). Horses will not be allowed on the grounds without proof of negative EIA. 

North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Raleigh.
All stalls at the fairgrounds need to be reserved by calling (919) 733-4845. There will be a discount fee per horse per day. 
Sen. Bob Martin Ag Center, Williamston
There will be a discount fee per horse, per day. Stalls are on a first come basis, call (252) 792-5802 for information.
Western NC Ag. Center, Fletcher
Stalls available at a discounted fee per horse, per day. Call (828) 687-1414 for information and reservations.
Pinehurst Harness Track.
Stalls available with a fee per horse. Call (910) 295-4446 for information and reservations. No camping at the track but lots of local hotels are available. 
Blowing Rock Equestrian Preserve.
Stalls $15.00 per night, camping, showers and electrical hook-ups for rent. Call (828) 295-4700 for availability and information.