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California Fire Season Prompts Grant from EAF's Disaster Relief Fund

November 24th, 2019

The  California Department of Forestry & Fire Protection reports that the fire season in California and across the West is starting earlier and ending later each year. Photo by Matt Howard.   Wellington, Fla. – Nov. 25, 2019 – The Equestrian Aid Foundation provided a grant to the Fleet of Angels’ Emergency Horse Hay Bank program this week to support the organization’s ongoing work of providing horse owners with

Second Edition of Equestrian Aid Foundation Resources Guide Now Available

October 1st, 2019

Horses Daily—Oct. 1, 2019—EAF is proud to announce the publication of its Equestrian Aid Foundation Resources Guide, 2019 Edition. The guide is a comprehensive yet succinct handbook of agencies and organizations that provide support to individuals facing times of crisis. The updated guide includes the addition of the following materials and resources: Continue reading...

EAF Honored at Monmouth at the Team

August 20th, 2019

Monmouth at the Team co-owners Michael Dowling (left) and Tucker Ericson (right) present a check to Equestrian Aid Foundation board member Marilou Case. Photo by Anne Gittins Photography   Wellington, Fla. -- Aug. 20, 2019 -- Monmouth at the Team show co-owners Michael Dowling and Tucker Ericson made a special presentation and donation on Sunday to the Equestrian Aid Foundation. Marilou Case, member of the leadership

Vega Tops Field in 7th Annual EAF Grooms Class at Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show

July 31st, 2019

 Andreas Vega and Liz  Hudspeth's  Fairfax with class sponsor and Equestrian Aid Foundation board member Missy Luczak-Smith. Photo by Sally Floyd Kay   Blowing Rock, N.C. – July 31, 2019 – Andreas Vega topped a field of 12 entries with Liz Hudspeth's Fairfax to win the $1,000 Equestrian Aid Foundation Grooms Class at the Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show.  "Last year we were fifth in this class," Hudspeth said of Vega and

Audi West Palm Beach Blog: How the Equestrian Aid Foundation Is Making a Difference

July 16th, 2019

Wednesday, 26 June, 2019 -- With the incredible grace, power, and beauty that horses exude, it’s pretty easy to see how one could fall in love with them. Those that ride and tend to these revered animals wear the title of horseman and woman proudly—and with good reason. Of course, in working with animals so powerful, equestrians do run the risk of injury over the course of their careers. When that happens, Wellington’s 

 Equestrian Aid Foundation Grant Helps California Trainer Through Recovery Period

April 28th, 2019

Lisa Avila schooling a young eventing prospect on the cross-country course. Photo by Carolyn Orndoff.   Wellington, FL — Apr. 28, 2019 — As the daughter of a cattle foreman, California native Lisa Avila grew up in the saddle. Horsemanship was second nature. While her passion for high performance horse sports eventually led her to experiences far beyond ranch life, a generations-old ability to train horses was coded

WEF Ingate Staff "Paddock Pruners" Prune Their Heads and Beards for a Worthy Cause

March 29th, 2019

Horses Daily—Mar. 29, 2019—Paddock masters Tom Carlson, Mo Duhon and Pat Duncan pledged to shave their heads and beards to raise money for the Equestrian Aid Foundation during the 2019 Winter Equestrian Festival. Funds raised by the equestrian community during the WEF ingate staff’s Paddock Master Pruning are making an impact far and wide, as horsemen across the western states face the devastation of crippling flooding

PADDOCK MASTER PRUNING RAISES OVER $15,000 FOR HORSEMEN IN CRISIS

February 26th, 2019

Winter Equestrian Festival paddock masters Tom Carlson, Mo Duhon and Pat Duncan   Wellington, Fla. – Feb. 26, 2019 –  In an unprecedented fundraising initiative for the Equestrian Aid Foundation, three ingate staff at the world-class Winter Equestrian Festival raised over $15,000 in just under two weeks... by pledging to shave their heads and beards as monetary goals were met. The effort was the brainchild of Grand

INTIMATE FINE DINING AND WINE PAIRING FEATURING DOM PÉRIGNON AND THE MASCOT BENEFITS EQUESTRIAN AID FOUNDATION

February 12th, 2019

The courtyard of the Stewart/Berkley residence was a stunning setting for the event.  Photo by EQ Media Wellington, Fla. – Feb. 12, 2019 – The old-world European-inspired Palm Beach Polo home of equestrians Ken Berkley and Scott Stewart was the setting of a spectacular dinner to benefit Equestrian Aid Foundation, Thursday, Feb. 7. The lavish event featured Dom Pérignon, a brand synonymous with vintage Champagne

SCOTT STEWART AND KEN BERKLEY HOST AN EQUESTRIAN AID FOUNDATION BENEFIT

February 10th, 2019

Equestrian Living Magazine—Feb. 10, 2019—The old-world European-inspired Wellington, Florida, home of equestrians Ken Berkley and Scott Stewart was the setting of a spectacular dinner to benefit Equestrian Aid Foundation in early February. The lavish event featured Dom Pérignon, a brand synonymous with vintage Champagne and prestige cuvées, and The Mascot, a wine brand created by Will Harlan born out of the