From the 1975 Articles of Association:

  • To promote and protect the interest of all Vermont horsemen and horsewomen.

  • To provide information on the Vermont horse industry, laws and regulations affecting it, and on other related subjects.

  • To be a means of communication between all horsemen and to provide information to the general public.

  • To map, mark, and develop interconnecting riding trails throughout the state of Vermont.

  • To encourage horsemen to respect public and private property rights.

  • To take such action as the general membership directs.