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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 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.

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...

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

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