The purpose and objectives of the High
Desert Horsemen include the following:
• To promote and encourage
safe and wholesome equestrian activities in northwestern Nevada.
• To undertake educational
activities designed to provide a safer equestrian experience, and to
reduce the impacts of equestrian use upon trails, rangelands and other
promote stewardship of public lands and proper use thereof.
•To promote good horsemanship, safe proper care of animals, safe riding and handling
practices, and responsible conduct individually and in groups.
•To promote self-sufficiency among equestrians in emergency situations and disasters,
both as individuals or as formally organized groups, such as those identified
in FEMA’s “Animals in Disasters” publications.
•To provide educational information about historic trails and public lands, with
an emphasis on proper use of, and preservation of, said lands and trails.
•To work with Federal, state and local agencies, both informally and through
formal agreements, to provide for a safer equestrian environment, preserve public
lands and trails, provide emergency assistance other equestrian related activities
to governmental entities that contribute for a safer, more wholesome equestrian
experience and that help improve services and/or reduce costs for public agencies
with which the Association affiliates.
•To organize group activities that directly and indirectly further the purpose
and objectives of the Association.
•To cooperate with other local, state and national equestrian organizations for
mutual benefit, and for the benefit of equestrians, equines and public entities
with which equestrians interact.
our President, Anne Martins, passing the mochilas off to
Treasurer Kelli Lyon during the Re-Ride of the Pony Express on
Thursday, June 14, 2012.