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Equestrian Aid Foundation stands ready to help equestrians in need

September 7th, 2017

Wellington The Magazine--September 2017--Wellington is the winter equestrian capital of the world, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that among the area’s unique philanthropic endeavors is the Equestrian Aid Foundation, which raises money that is then given as grants to members of the equestrian community in their time of need. Continue reading:

Louise Smith: Adventures in Business and on Horseback

September 6th, 2017

Sidelines--September 2017--In high school, Louise Smith was affectionately named The Class Instigator. She's the protagonist you want to follow because of her independence, quiet courage and taste for adventure. At only 5 feet and a bit tall, her diminutive stature and warm smile immediately put you at ease. She's unassuming and approachable. You'd never guess her background if you didn't know it.    Continue reading... 

Monmouth at the Team to Participate as a Show You Care Competition

August 15th, 2017

Photo by Ric Shaffer Photography.   Wellington, Fla. – Aug.13, 2017 – Equestrian Aid Foundation announced that Monmouth at the Team, held Aug.14-20 in Gladstone, New Jersey, will participate in their new horse show program, Show You Care. The show management has designated Wednesday’s Low Adult Hunter and the $1,500 Bit O’ Straw Pre-Adult and Pre-Child Classic, sponsored by Signature Spurs as Show You Care classes.

Missy Luczak-Smith and Doug Smith Sponsor Equestrian Aid Foundation Grooms Class at Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show

August 4th, 2017

Blowing Rock, N.C. ­– Aug. 3, 2017 – Board member Missy Luczak-Smith and her husband Doug Smith sponsored the annual $1,000 Equestrian Aid Foundation Hunter Grooms Class at the Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show on Sunday, July 30. The class had a record turnout of grooms and their charges, but it was Daniel Gomez who won the top prize with Caroline Moran’s Bacardi, a gleaming, gray KWPN gelding by Casco. (At left: Meredith

Equestrian Aid Foundation Awarded Gold Status from GuideStar

July 26th, 2017

 Wellington, Fla. ­– July 26, 2017 – Equestrian Aid Foundation is proud to announce that it was awarded Gold Status from GuideStar, the world's leading provider of information about nonprofit organizations. GuideStar's Gold Status is awarded to recognize nonprofit transparency and accountability. Out of 1.8 million IRS-recognized nonprofit organizations listed in GuideStar, only .5 percent have achieved

Equestrian Aid Foundation awarded gold status from GuideStar

July 26th, 2017

Wellington, Fla. ­– July 26, 2017 – Equestrian Aid Foundation is proud to announce that it was awarded Gold Status from GuideStar, the world's leading provider of information about nonprofit organizations. GuideStar's Gold Status is awarded to recognize nonprofit transparency and accountability. Out of 1.8 million IRS-recognized nonprofit organizations listed in GuideStar, only .5 percent have achieved

Georgina Bloomberg to Compete for Equestrian Aid Foundation in Hampton Classic Horse Show's Second Annual Jump for Charity

July 25th, 2017

Wellington, Fla. – July 21, 2017 – Equestrian Aid Foundation announced that Georgina Bloomberg will represent the organization as captain of their team in the Jump for Charity, presented by Sea Shore Stables. The event takes place during the $86,000 Douglas Elliman Grand Prix Qualifier presented by LONGINES at the 42nd annual Hampton Classic Horse Show, Friday, Sept.1. Jump for Charity is a fun way for the audience

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 Aid Foundation to Launch Show You Care Program at Summer in the Rockies

June 16th, 2017

Wellington, Fla. – June 16, 2017 – Equestrian Aid Foundation will launch their new horse show program, Show You Care , at the Colorado Horse Park’s Week IV of the popular hunter/jumper show series Summer in the Rockies. Equestrian Aid Foundation is the designated charity during Week IV, which runs from June 28-July 2 . “We care about the people who make up our horse community and support the mission of Equestrian Aid Foundation,”

Equestrian Aid Foundation Congratulates Raymond Francis on USHJA Lifetime Achievement Award

June 4th, 2017

Devon, Pa. – June 4, 2005 – The Equestrian Aid Foundation congratulates Raymond Francis for his well-deserved United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) Lifetime Achievement Award. Because he was unable to attend the USHJA annual convention to accept his award, the management of Devon Horse Show and Country Fair offered to hold the presentation in the Dixon Oval, June 1, Derby Day. Around the hunter ring, Francis’