New Mexico Horse Council Foundation

The New Mexico Horse Council Foundation, Inc. was formed in 2002 and is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, herein referred to as the Corporation.

The purposes for which the Corporation was formed are

  • to encourage, by public contribution, support of worthwhile charitable, scientific, and educational projects of interest and benefit to such purposes;
  • to make contributions or gifts to or for the use of any program, entity, corporation, trust, fund, or foundation, organized and operated exclusively for charitable, scientific or educational purposes in the horse industry;
  • to assist and support research into the care and prevention of equine diseases and injuries;
  • to promote education through grants, by scholarships or otherwise, to individuals, programs,institutions, and organizations, and by encouragement of research through grants to individuals, institutions and organizations;
  • and in general to do and engage in any and all lawful activities that may be incidental or reasonably necessary to any of these purposes and to exercise all other powers and authority now or hereafter conferred upon non-profit corporations in the State of New Mexico.
The Corporation operates exclusively for charitable, scientific and educational purposes.

Donations, in any amount, may be made to:

New Mexico Horse Council Foundation
P.O. Box 10513, Albuquerque, NM  87184-0513

To learn more about the Foundation, see our Flyer here.

The winners of the 2013 Foundation Scholarship is announced!  See more here.

Applications for the 2014 Scholarship NOW AVAILABLE in Word or pdf.
Print, complete, and mail back with all required attachments no later than April 4, 2014

The selection rubric is available on request from
Laura Burton,

Board of DirectorsScholarship Winner | NM Horse Council
Scholarship Application in Word or pdf

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NMHC Foundation Board of Directors
President, Laura Burton

Val Cole

Kathy Falter

Dr. Jason Turner
575-646-5441 fax

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2013 Scholarship Winner

A scholarship in the amount of $500 was awarded to this New Mexico high school senior.

Tel Pickett
Deming High School
Attending New Mexico State University, pursuing a degree in Agricultural Engineering

Tel is a team roper (header) very active in FFA and 4-H.  He has a 4.5 GPA due to taking many AP classes, and is a member of the National Honor Society

Board of DirectorsScholarship Winner | NM Horse Council
Scholarship Application in Word or pdf

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