Who We Help

The Equestrian Aid Foundation provides needs-based financial support to horse people who have experienced life-changing or life-threatening health crises and need assistance with paying for basic living and rehabilitative expenses.

Our mission is to help horse people throughout the United States in their time of need. We have provided grant support to riders, grooms, braiders, trainers, barn managers, judges, show officials, farriers, veterinarians, veterinary techs, equine chiropractors, breeders and people with many other equestrian vocations and avocations. 

Equestrian Aid Foundation® grant applicants can be of any age and Involved in the equestrian community as a professional or amateur in any discipline-- hunter/jumper, dressage, eventing, reining, Western pleasure, polo, vaulting, etc. We also support equine-related service providers who are incapacitated by a catastrophic injury or illness and can no longer cover their basic living expenses. Our grant recipients have suffered from spine injuries, paraplegia/quadriplegia, traumatic brain injuries, broken bones and crush injuries, blindness, degenerative joint disease, cancer, HIV/AIDS, cardio and pulmonary disorders, and other serious health conditions.


The Equestrian Aid Foundation is here to assist horse people in need to overcome adversity and rebuild their lives

If you need assistance or know someone who does, please click here.


Equestrian Aid Foundation Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, color, age, religion, creed, disability, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, or any other category protected by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies to all activities, outreach, and operations, including but not limited to provision of services, selection of board members, hiring and firing of staff, and selection of volunteers and contractors. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for our board and staff grant applicants and recipients volunteers contractors and all members of the community with whom we engage.