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Equestrian Aid Foundation Chosen to Participate in Hampton Classic Horse Show's Second Annual Jump for Charity

July 8th, 2017

Bridgehampton, NY – June 29, 2017 – The 42 nd annual Hampton Classic Horse Show, August 27-September 3, is excited to announce the return of its Jump for Charity . As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in its own right, The Hampton Classic also works to support other charities’ efforts. This year the Classic continues its tradition of giving back to local non-profit organizations and equestrian-related causes by hosting

Equestrian Living's Gold List: Vote for Equestrian Aid Foundation!

May 28th, 2017

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 Equestrian

Q&A: Brittni Raflowitz

March 14th, 2017

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 Equestrian

The Withers Winery: Teaming Up with Equestrian Aid

February 28th, 2017

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.

Great news about the 2017 great charity challenge

December 6th, 2016

 We are thrilled to announce that we've been selected to participate in the 2017 Great Charity Challenge presented by Fidelity Investments! The event--a showjumping competition in which each team rides for a local charity--has become a hallmark of the Winter Equestrian Festival. In the past seven years, the Great Charity Challenge has given over $9.2 million to 200 Palm Beach County charities. We are thankful

“MRSA” Can Affect People and Horses

November 8th, 2016

But don't panic: healthy horse / healthy rider practices can protect you and your animals Karen Helton Rhodes, DVM & Terri Bonenberger , DVM Board Certified Veterinary Dermatologists   Heading to Florida Soon? The mass migration of the equine community to warmer climates during the winter season is a timely reason to raise the alarm about MRSA. Warm humid temperatures associated with dense populations of horses

Q&A: Carolyn Davey

October 31st, 2016

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 with

Consign & Design of Wellington Supports Equestrians in Need

October 28th, 2016

Redecorating your house? Did you know your old dining room set or end table could translate into support for a critically ill or injured equestrian? Nanci Smith, manager of Consign and Design of Wellington, and Equestrian Aid Foundation board member Ken Berkley have initiated a program that does just that. For those in the South Florida area who are interested in rehoming their upscale furniture, Consign and Design

Breast Cancer Survivor Gives Back

October 21st, 2016

Practical Horseman--October 2016--Quarter Horse advocate and equine veterinary technician Kerri Burke had just purchased private health insurance when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2013. Her insurance company initially denied her financial support for treatments, claiming the cancer was a pre-existing condition. As Kerri’s medical bills began piling up, she increasingly felt that financially

EQUUS EVENTS SPONSORS ARMBAND PROGRAM AT AIKEN FALL FESTIVAL I & II

September 9th, 2016

We are thrilled that Equus Events is supporting Equestrian Aid at their Aiken Fall Festival I and II horse shows. If you are at the show, please purchase a $10 armband at the show office to support fellow equestrians in need! Many thanks to the Godards for sharing our mission. If you can't attend the show but would like to lend a helping hand, you can make a tax-deductible donation here . 100% of your gift will support the Equestrian