HSUS offers grant and recognition awards for humane use of Tennessee walking horses

Star of Mirage Tennessee Walking Horse Photo By Amberh05Hats off (but riders, still wear your helmets) to the Human Society of the United States (HSUS) for continuing its “Now, That’s a Walking Horse!” grants and recognition rewards program for responsible and compassionate horse owners who train, care for, and humanely train, use, and care for Tennessee walkers.

The program is open to all flat-shod, registered Tennessee walking horses being used in ways other than traditional show-ring rail classes.

About the Recognition Awards:  Recognition awards are for amateur owners and riders using Tennessee walking horses in new/non-traditional ways and multi-breed environments

About the Grants:  The grants are designed to encourage and support therapeutic and natural horsemanship programs and clinics.

How to apply for an award or grant

Download and fill out the 2015 “Now, That’s a Walking Horse!” application [PDF] and mail the application to:

ATTN: Walking Horse Grant and Recognition Program
700 Professional Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20879

Deadline:  Applications must be postmarked by November 1, 2015, to be considered for the 2015 program.


For more information about this program, and 2014 winners, visit the HSUS website.

Source:  HSUS website“Now, That’s a Walking Horse!” January 2015