The Pennsylvania Horse Breeders distributed $41,625 in breeder grants ranging from $375 to $1500 this week to help needy members with feed and veterinary bills, according to their executive secretary, Brian Sanfratello.
“Prominent breeders like Chuck Zacney and Glenn Bennett stepped up to the plate with generous donations to the cause,” said Sanfratello in an email release. “Chuck and Glenn remarked that they have been very blessed and wanted to share that with those in need. Their donations, along with matching funds from the PHBA, made the grant program possible.”
Those still in need who have not applied for funds may do so if they meet the qualifications below.
- Current 2020 PHBA Member
- Breeder must have bred and currently own a domiciled registered PA-Bred 3 years of age or older and submit proof of such
- PA-Bred or Non-PA-Bred Mares may qualify as long as they have foaled in PA in 2019 or 2020 and meet other listed criteria
- Grant available will be $375 per horse up to a maximum of four horses. Max $1500
- Horse Breeding is your primary business or you’ve just lost your primary source of income due to Covid-19
- Submit a letter with qualifying documentation, explain your financial need and submit with any other information you feel is necessary
Interested parties should mail their request to PHBA | 701 E. Baltimore Pike Suite E, Longwood Corporate Center, Kennett Square, PA 19348.