The UPHA Professional Development Grant was established to support UPHA members wanting to pursue continued education to further their equestrian business endeavors. Funds must be used for an educational program or certification to further their equine education, skills or proficiency to improve or enhance the grant recipient’s equine business endeavors.
Applicant must be a UPHA member in good standing for a minimum of two years prior to application. Applicants must participate as an exhibitor, instructor, trainer and/or owner in the American Saddlebred, Arabian, Hackney, Morgan, National Show Horse, Roadster and/or Saddle Seat Equitation divisions. Applications restricted to once a year per individual with a maximum of two applications.
Completed application and supporting documentation must be submitted by the first of each month for consideration at the next meeting. Applications are considered quarterly.