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UPHA Foundation’s Mission

To educate the public in general horsemanship and matters related to the welfare of horses by any means conducive to that end; to educate and train individuals in the art of horsemanship; to encourage and promote horse shows and stimulate interest in and awareness of the general public in horse shows; to encourage, promote, and advance participation in equestrian activities through education and science; to undertake educational programs in equestrian activities.

The UPHA Foundation is able to maintain and expand the programs offered to members through the generous donations of our patrons.  Donations can be made toward a specific cause or to the general Foundation fund. The Foundation provides opportunities such as: 

UPHA American Royal National Championship Horse Show

UPHA Annual Conference

UPHA Challenge Cup

UPHA Classics Finals

UPHA Dewey Henderson Benevolent Fund Trust

UPHA Exceptional Challenge Cup

UPHA General Fund

UPHA Legal Fund

UPHA Maria Knight Scholarship

UPHA Open Gate Learning Center

UPHA Ribbons of Service

The UPHA Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.  All donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.  To make your tax deductible donation or for questions please contact Nancy Becker, Director of Fundraising, at or (859) 231-5070.
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