Since its inception in 1996, the Equestrian Aid Foundation has given over $2.6 million in assistance to equestrians in 30 states across America.
Our grant recipients come from all disciplines and all walks of life.
Wellington, Fla. – June 16, 2017 – Equestrian Aid Foundation will launch their new horse show program, Show You Care , at the Colorado Horse Park’s Week IV of the popular hunter/jumper show series Summer in the Rockies. Equestrian Aid Foundation is the designated charity during Week IV, which runs from June 28-July 2 . “We care about the people who make up our horse community and support the mission of Equestrian Aid Foundation,”Read More >
Devon, Pa. – June 4, 2005 – The Equestrian Aid Foundation congratulates Raymond Francis for his well-deserved United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) Lifetime Achievement Award. Because he was unable to attend the USHJA annual convention to accept his award, the management of Devon Horse Show and Country Fair offered to hold the presentation in the Dixon Oval, June 1, Derby Day. Around the hunter ring, Francis’Read More >
We are pleased to announce that Equestrian Aid Foundation was nominated for favorite horse-related charity in Equestrian Living magazine's annual Gold List. The winners will be published in the popular September Gold List issue of the magazine. Show your support and help Equestrian Aid Foundation get much-needed exposure so we can assist more horse people coping with catastrophic injury or illness. Vote for EquestrianRead More >
Wellington, Fla. – May 8, 2017 – Today Equestrian Aid Foundation announced their new horse show program, Show You Care . The organization provides financial assistance to members of the horse community who suffer from catastrophic illness and injury and they are reaching out to horse show managers across the country to help them with their mission. “Linda Andrisani, a well-respected US Equestrian “R” judge, andRead More >
Among Equestrian Aid's amazing team of volunteers is Brittni Raflowitz, a rising star in the international show jumping world and daughter of Brett and Tracy Raflowitz, owners of Equestrian Services International. All things horses--and supporting the Equestrian Aid Foundation--have been a family affair for the Raflowitzes. Earlier this winter, we got a chance to catch up with Brittni at the Winter EquestrianRead More >
It's often been said that our horses are members of the family, and Andrew and Kathleen Tow offer no exception. In fact, when they founded The Withers Winery in 2013, Kathleen's dressage mount Mr. Burgess trotted his way right onto the label. Mind you, this is not some average winery with a horsey theme; the Tows' wines have been touted in The Wall Street Journal and praised by the toughest critics in the industry.Read More >
Palm Beach County and their equestrian communities gathered together on Sunday, Feb. 12, for the Equestrian Aid Foundation’s annual event: a night that they will never forget. Althea was held at The Global Dressage Festival Stadium of Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, FL. “For this year’s benefit, we decided to take a unique approach. We provided a magical and magnificent experience presentedRead More >
With special thanks to Team Looney Tunes, Equestrian Aid placed 25th in the 2017 Great Charity Challenge, winning $20,000 to further our mission of supporting critically ill and injured equestrians. Team riders were Kira Kerkorian, Tegan Treacy and Stella Manship, and sponsors included the Kerkorian and Treacy families and Palm Beach Equine Clinic. Since its inception in 2010, the Great Charity ChallengeRead More >
Amateur dressage rider Carolyn Davey received financial support from the Equestrian Aid Foundation for six months in 2016 after she was diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer. Thanks to positive results from a clinical trial she’s participating in--along with the steadfast support of her friends, help from Equestrian Aid, and a healthy lifestyle--she’s fought her way back to good health. We caught up withRead More >
Kerri Burke's story is one of the Equestrian Aid Foundation's success stories. We're thankful to Practical Horseman for recording it--and also for sharing her next chapter.Read More >
How can you help?
Equestrian Aid provides support and hope when it’s needed most. To do this, we depend on the compassion of horse lovers like you. Learn more about the many ways you can help.