In 1981, nine horsemen and women created the Northeast Kansas Hunter Association (NKHA), which sanctions hunter horse shows for riders of all ages and all levels of experience. The circuit was designed to provide a fun, educational experience for riders in a hunter ring.
The objectives of the NKHA (KHJA) are:
In 2010 we changed our name to the Kansas Hunter Jumper Association. Our name change reflects the expansion of our organization to include our growing jumper ring and the broadening membership, while maintaining our hunter ring traditions.