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Gov. James B. Hunt Jr. Horse Complex

Emergency Sheltering

The Gov. James B. Hunt, Jr. Horse Complex in Raleigh offers possible sheltering for equine during emergency situations in the “F” barn (asphalt floors and aisles) depending on necessity and the current show calendar.

Please remember that timing becomes critical in a disaster situation. We would encourage you to make your plans to evacuate animals to our facility as soon as practical in order to insure the safety of you and your horses. Call (919) 839-4701 during business hours to assist you with your arrival plans and scheduling.

Stalls made available for emergency situations are offered at a reduced rate of $10.00 per day. Full camper / RV hook ups when available are $25 per night.

Owners are responsible for the following:

  • NC Equine Disaster Sheltering Plan health regulation compliance
  • Vaccination and veterinary information as requested
  • Presenting all horses in good health; febrile horses ( ≥ 101.8°) and horses displaying clinical symptoms of disease or neglect will not be allowed on the premises
  • Primary care for his/her animals sheltered at the facility - feed, hay, water and cleaning of stalls a minimum 2x’s per day; veterinary care if and as needed
  • Shavings - a minimum of 2 bags per stall required and are available on site
  • Removal of sheltered animals once the emergency event has subsided; or sooner
  • Full cooperation with ongoing shows, events and management at the Hunt Horse Complex

Equine Disaster Response Alliance


N.C. State Fair, G. Kent Yelverton, Manager
Mailing Address: 1010 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1010
Physical Address: 4285 Trinity Rd, Raleigh NC 27607
Phone: (919) 821-7400; FAX: (919) 733-5079

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