NAPA VALLEY HORSEMEN'S ASSOCIATION
Promoting Excellence In Horsemanship
Located at the gateway to the world famous Napa Valley Wine Country, Napa Valley Horsemen's Association (NVHA) is the oldest horse association in California.
Founded in 1939 under the direction of first Chairman, Judge David Wright, the Napa Valley Horsemen's Association moved to its current location in 1948.The NVHA property today consists of nearly 32 acres, with a clubhouse, two arenas, arena office/concession stand, restrooms, and a 20-stall barn.
Do something Wild! Come to Napa Mustang Days 2018. Learn about wild horses and burros, meet gentle formerly wild horses and donkeys up close and personal, enjoy the Saturday Showcase featuring Grand entry, adoption of saddle-trained horses by the Rio Cosumnes Correctional Center's Wild Horse Program, and an exciting variety of performing horse and donkey acts. Best yet, you can even adopt one of these Living Legends from the Bureau of Land Management! The BLM will bring 40 healthy wild horses, who have been removed from our public lands. Even if you can't adopt, come and watch them!
To educate the community about horses, training of horses and the benefits of owning and working with horses; to provide and support training clinics, horse shows and other educational functions; to provide scholarships to deserving students from Napa County; to provide opportunities for disabled or disadvantaged children to ride and care for horses; to provide facilities for community events, including fundraising for other nonprofit organizations; to maintain open space suitable for horseback riding for community access.
Immediate Past Pres.
Carrie Wren - 2018
Gary Margadant - 2018
Jonnie Hagan - 2019
Irene DeWeese - 2019
Michelle Mendoza - 2020
Dennis Makemson - 2020