Eligibility Requirements and Guidelines Governing Assistance

To be eligible for assistance, applicant must:

  • Be a member in good standing of the Arabian Horse Association (AHA)
  • Be a widow/widower, spouse, or dependent of a member in good standing of The Arabian Horse Association (AHA)
  • Be in good standing with the USEF, if a member of this organization.
  • Have a lawful financial need.
  • Be willing and able to substantiate said need in writing, and supply Board members with whatever documentation is requested.

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Guidelines Governing Assistance:

  • Assistance will be given to needs arising from unexpected, calamitous events.
  • Need is not defined as a total lack of assets.
  • Need cannot be on a continuing basis.
  • Need can only be for necessities.
  • Assistance will not be in the form of cash.
  • Cosmetic surgery will not qualify
  • There will be no horse business pay off caused by bad management.
  • Need arising from workers compensation situations may not qualify.
  • Assistance can be given on a grant or loan basis.
  • An applicant may appear before the Board, either in person or via tele-conference, to present his/her case.
  • The Board of Directors retains the final interpretation of all guidelines, and has full and final discretion as to the dispensation of funds.