|1. What is the National HBPA?
|The National HBPA is a non-profit corporation which works to improve the economic health
and public acceptance of the Thoroughbred horse industry in the United States and Canada.
The HBPA seeks to improve business conditions for Thoroughbred horsemen and their
employees, advance the industry in general, promote cooperation among horsemen of
all breeds, and represent the interests of Thoroughbred horsemen before state and federal
governments, industry organizations, and trade associations.
|2. Who can serve on the National HBPA board?
|The Board shall consist of Members duly elected and/or who serve as the President
of an Affiliate plus the duly elected National Association Officers.
|3. Who serves on the Executive Committee?
|Two (2) voting Members of the National Board shall be elected at the summer meeting
by the Board to serve as Members of the Executive Committee for a term of one (1) year.
The Chairman of the Board, President and the Vice President shall also serve on the
Executive Committee. The first five (5) largest contributing Affiliates that accept the
position will also be on the Executive Committee. Provided the five (5) largest
contributing Affiliates at the National Board meeting accept the position on the Executive
Committee, except where one (1) of the five (5) largest withdraws from the Executive
Committee and in that event the vacancy shall automatically be filled by the President
of the Affiliate of the sixth (6th) largest dues paying Affiliate.
|4. Who can become a member of the National HBPA?
|An owner-trainer or trainer who or which is a Member of an Affiliate is eligible and
entitled to Membership in the National Association, and a partnership, corporation, or
their association which is a Member of an Affiliate is eligible and entitled to Membership
in the National Association.
An Affiliate is not entitled to vote on any matter coming before the National Association
except through its President or its other duly authorized representative.
|5. How can I contact the National HBPA?
|Phone: 859.259.0451 or Toll Free at 866.245.1711
The National HBPA, Inc.
870 Corporate Drive, Suite 300
Lexington, KY 40503-5419
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