Welcome to SSHC

The purpose of the Sunshine State Horse Council (or AHOOF – Affilliated Horse Organizations Of Florida) is to encourage, develop and promote an active interest in all equestrian activities; to promote friendship between all equestrians and all equestrian activities and associations; to promote by activities the wise use and management of our natural resources in the best interst of present and future generations of equestrians in the state of Florida; to aid and assist in the development of equestrian recreational facilities; to develop and promote eduational programs that aid, support and improve the quality of life for the horseman and the people of this great state.

We are committed to the following ongoing goals:

  • Achieve political recognition of the economic impact of the horse industry. Preserve the trails and lands suitable for riding and camping. Expand the industry to a wider segment of the population. Monitor legislative issues which affect the equine industry and encourage legislation which is favorable to the equine industry
  • Educate the public and horse owners about disaster planning for equines.

Join AHOOF/ SSHC Inc. for our Traditional Rides:

  • Annual Thanksgiving Campout in Ocala National Forest
    Nov 23-28 Thanksgiving with Ahoof, Ocala Forest Doe Lake Campground, Camping,Riding, Thanksgiving Dinner, Poker Ride
    Application (PDF) – Hold Harmless (PDF) Poker Run