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Ramirez and Viva Mas Shine in 8th Annual EAF Grooms Class at Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show

July 28th, 2020

  Class winner Victor Ramirez and Viva Mas with Bruce Christison, Leslie Wheat Roberts, and Amy Christison. Photo by Missy Luczak-Smith. Blowing Rock, N.C. – July 28, 2020 – Victor Ramirez topped a field of 24 entries with Geddaway Farm's Viva Mas to win the $4,200 Equestrian Aid Foundation Grooms Class at the Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show on Sunday, July 26.   A time-honored tradition at BRCHS, this year’s class was

COVID-19 and the Horse Industry

July 12th, 2020

Horse Illustrated—July 12, 2020—The novel coronavirus, now known as severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), causes the disease known as coronavirus disease 2019, or most commonly known as COVID-19. In March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. Just like every industry, COVID-19 has caused numerous impacts to every breed, discipline, and

Clip-A-Thon for the Equestrian Aid Foundation Disaster Relief fund

May 28th, 2020

The Plaid Horse—May 28, 2020—It is no secret that the summer is looking bleak with horse shows being cancelled left and right. While we adjust our summer plans, our beloved horse show staff is facing some serious uncertainty as their livelihood is ripped away from them.  We owe it to every manager, groom, braider, night checker, ring steward, in gate master, and grounds keeper to support them when they need us most! Imagine

24-Hour Clip-A-Thon to Support Equestrian Aid Foundation

May 27th, 2020

Eventing Nation—May 27, 2020—It is no secret that the summer is looking bleak with horse shows being canceled left and right. While we adjust our summer plans, our beloved horse show staff is facing some serious uncertainty as their livelihood is ripped away from them. We owe it to every manager, groom, braider, night checker, ring steward, in gate master, and grounds keeper to support them when they need us most! Imagine

Equestrian Aid Foundation Processes 160 COVID-19 Relief Grants for Industry Professionals in Crisis

April 17th, 2020

The Chronicle of the Horse—Apr. 17, 2020—The Equestrian Aid Foundation has distributed 160 relief checks to equestrians in financial crisis as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic as of April 16. The initiative to support equestrian professionals and industry service providers has been funded through EAF’s Disaster Relief Fund.  “The essential shutdown of our industry has really thrown the community into

Equestrian Aid Foundation Processes 160 COVID-19 Relief Grants for Industry Professionals in Crisis

April 17th, 2020

Jumper Nation—Apr. 17, 2020—The Equestrian Aid Foundation is proud to announce the distribution of 160 relief checks to equestrians in financial crisis as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative to support equestrian professionals and industry service providers has been funded through EAF’s Disaster Relief Fund. “The essential shutdown of our industry has really thrown the community into crisis,”

Equestrian Aid Foundation Processes 160 COVID-19 Relief Grants for Industry Professionals in Crisis

April 16th, 2020

The Plaid Horse—Apr. 16, 2020—The Equestrian Aid Foundation is proud to announce the distribution of 160 relief checks to equestrians in financial crisis as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative to support equestrian professionals and industry service providers has been funded through EAF’s Disaster Relief Fund.  “The essential shutdown of our industry has really thrown the community into

Equestrian Aid Foundation Processes COVID-19 Relief Grants for Industry Professionals in Crisis

April 16th, 2020

Wellington, Florida—Apr. 16, 2020—The Equestrian Aid Foundation is proud to announce the distribution of 160 relief checks to equestrians in financial crisis as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative to support equestrian professionals and industry service providers has been funded through EAF’s Disaster Relief Fund. “The essential shutdown of our industry has really thrown the community

EQUESTRIAN AID FOUNDATION OPENS DISASTER RELIEF FUND

March 26th, 2020

Horses in the South—Mar. 26, 2020—The Equestrian Aid Foundation has opened its Disaster Relief Fund to assist equestrian professionals and industry service providers in unexpected financial crisis as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Foundation will prioritize assistance to industry professionals and service providers who have lost their primary or only income as a direct result of the pandemic.

Equestrian Aid Foundation Selected to Participate in 2020 Great Charity Challenge

December 12th, 2019

Wellington, Fla. – Dec. 11, 2019 –  Equestrian Aid Foundation is thrilled to announce their inclusion in the 202) Great Charity Challenge. Since its inception in 2010, the Great Charity Challenge has given over $13.5 million to Palm Beach County-based charity organizations. EAF is grateful for this opportunity, and we hope you will join us on Feb. 1, 2020, to cheer on our team!