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The Foundation for the Horse Research Grant Proposals Due June 7

Mar 31, 2021

Grants up to $20,000 will support up-and-coming equine researchers

The Foundation for the Horse is accepting grant proposals from graduate students, fellows and residents for up to $20,000 in funding for the study of key diseases and disorders affecting equine health. Applicants must be members of the American Association of Equine Practitioners.

Pressing research topics and areas of special interest include musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal and metabolic disease; laminitis; factors to improve racing safety; and development of new technologies (i.e., stall-side tests). However, research applications on any topic will be considered for funding, and all investigators are encouraged to apply.

Since inception of this grant program in 2019, The Foundation has awarded $194,681 in support of exceptional science conducted by 10 up-and-coming equine researchers.

Grant proposals must be received by June 7. Approved grants will be awarded after September 1. Additional information, including application instructions, requirements and selection criteria, is available at

About The Foundation for the Horse

Established in 1994, The Foundation for the Horse is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to improving the welfare of the horse through Education, Research, and Benevolence. Governed and stewarded by world-renowned equine veterinarians and equine stakeholders, The Foundation awards over $700,000 annually in scholarships and grants to impact equine health and well-being throughout the U.S. and developing countries. To learn more, visit