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where it is all about the horse....and so much more!

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December 9, 2014
The NWHA NEWS - December 2014
The NWHA News is here - Got to:  to catch up on the lastest NWHA news, advertising, and information. For more information regarding advertising, rates, and upcoming issues please contact:  Kim Richwine NWHA National News Magazine  317.679.8848 * All designs created are property of Kim R
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November 19, 2014
NWHA Featured at Equine Affaire in Massachusetts
What a fun and rollicking weekend we have had! Our Yankee Walkers, Gaited Horses of New England Gaited Breed Booth was a huge success! And we have Gary Lane to thank for our wonderful reception at this 2014 Equine Affaire event! Never in my experience at Equine Affaire has our Gaited Horse Community been so excited or had such an enthusiastic rea
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November 13, 2014
DQP Informative Workshop at The National Meeting
Attention Exhibitors! DQP Coordinator Linda Wray will be hosting a DQP Informative Workshop for Exhibitors at the NWHA National Meeting to be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Lexington, Kentucky on February 4-8 2015! Dates yet to be determined for the workshop but will be announced soon. This exhibitor's workshop will cover DQP rules and regulat
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October 31, 2014
2014 NWHA National Meeting - February 4-8, 2015 Lexington KY
Mark your calendar! The 2014 NWHA National Meeting will be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Lexington, Kentucky on February 4-8! The Board Retreat will take place on Feb. 4-5 and the actual meetings will take place on Feb. 6-8. Individual attendees will make reservations  for the event directly with Embassy Suites reservations at 859-455-5000
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The National would like to thank our Diamond Sponsor

R-Gaited Ranch

Butch and Vicki Ritter

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The National would like to thank our Diamond Sponsor

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The National

September 22-27, 2014, Calsonic Arena

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The Walking Horse, the sole possessor of a uniquely inherited gait, a naturally-smooth, flowing 4-beat walk. Its gentleness and versatility make it an excellent family horse in the show ring and on the trails. For over a century, this horse has been walking naturally proud through American history.


To improve the lives of horses and people by encouraging responsibility and sportsmanship. It promotes educational and recreational activities while preserving the unique qualities of the Walking Horse. Our rules are structured to protect the welfare of the horse and provide an equitable horse-show affiliation program in which they may be exhibited, judged, and showcased in full compliance with the Federal Horse Protection Act of 1970. Our inspectors are USDA certified and take pride in providing thorough and fair inspections. And, our judges are committed to fair judging with an understanding of the true gaits of the Walking Horse. 

NWHA promotes the general welfare of the Walking Horse and serves as an advocate for the Walking Horse against abusive and inhumane treatment.  NWHA will increase public awareness of the natural abilities of the Walking Horse along with increasing the proficiency of its’ members in all matters of horsemanship.  Lastly – NWHA will serve as a communication hub for the Walking Horse industry and other equine groups. 


Our Directors

A team of dedicated individuals that live the mission of The National Walking Horse Association

Our Committees

There is no greater satisfaction when one volunteers to become part of something greater than themselves.  Get involved – make a difference.


Our Programs

NWHA has a lot to offer all naturally gaited horse enthusiasts.  From Rail to Trail and everything in between.

Our Members

It takes all of us to make a difference.  Consider becoming a member of a great organization – the benefits are immeasureable.