Recipients

Meet Kirk: Overcoming Devastating Health Challenges to Return to His Life with Horses

Meet Kirk: Overcoming Devastating Health Challenges to Return to His Life with Horses

“My heart, spirit, body and mind are so indebted to the Equestrian Aid Foundation. The support has been tremendous - in unimaginable and inconceivable ways.” Kirk is a success story, but he had to overcome life-threatening illnesses to get there. Forced to close his hunter / jumper business in 2004 due to debilitating health problems including hepatitis C and liver failure, Kirk moved back home to be with his family.

Read More >
Meet Claudia: Navigating the Road to Recovery

Meet Claudia: Navigating the Road to Recovery

“I don’t know where we’d be without this help.” As far back as she can remember, the only thing that mattered to Claudia was horses. Her childhood afforded sporadic opportunities to ride, but dreams gave way to obligations in adulthood. In 1997 when Claudia was diagnosed with breast cancer, she did not want to go another day without horses in her life, so she and her husband, Michael, bought their first horses and a small

Read More >