Gaited Horses of New England promotes the humane treatment of horses, good sportsmanship, and camaraderie among Gaited Horse enthusiasts, and as a non-Profit (501c3) organization, we promote the enjoyment of the Gaited Horse on the beautiful New England trails, at educational clinics, and in the flat/lite shod show ring.
Members of the organization strive to educate the general public and encourage and promote the ownership of the ultimate pleasure horse, our naturally gaited horses. Membership and events are open to owners and riders of any and all gaited breeds.
As a regional club of Tennessee Walking Horses, Missouri Fox Trotters, Rocky Mountain Horses, Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horses, Paso Fino Horses, Icelandic Horses, and Spotted Saddle Horses enthusiasts, we ride in local parades, host gaited-horse clinics, exhibit at horse fairs, such as Equine Affaire, travel the trails, and glide through pleasure and dressage shows on our beautiful gaited horses. With active members located in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New Jersey, we are sure to have events and activities near your home, where you can join the excitement and ride the glide with other friendly gaited-horse enthusiasts. For more information about Gaited Horses of New England membership go to our Forms page and click on Membership Application and Nomination Forms or Contact page.
Gaited Horses of New England frequently ride together near our homes and are also affiliated with:
- New England Horse and Trail (NEHT)
- New Hampshire Horse and Trail (NHHT)
- Maine Horse Association (MHA)
- Bay State Trail Riders Association (BSTRA)
- Bristol County Horseman’s Association (BCHA)
- Eastern Competitive Trail Riding Association (ECTRA)
- Southern Maine Area for Riding Trails (SMART)
- Derry Trail Riders
- Hanson Riding Club
Through all of these trail riding associations, Gaited Horses of New England members can accumulate trail miles for Gaited Horses of New England year-end distance mileage awards given every winter at our banquet. Happy trails!
Gaited Horses of New England is affiliated with both pleasure classes and dressage shows for all gaited horses. Members can accumulate show points for awards given every winter at our banquet. Check our Events Page for shows near you.
Every year at Equine Affaire in West Springfield, MA, our club members from all over New England unite to present the incredible versatility of gaited breeds. We also host a breed booth packed full of educational material about gaited horses, including riding, breeding, and training. Come look for us this year at Equine Affaire.