Horses and Humans Research Foundation Offering $50,000 Grant for Research on EAS in Underserved Populations

Veteran in need of equine assisted therapy with horse.
Veteran in need of equine assisted therapy with horse. Anon

Newsdate: Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 8:35 am
Location: CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio

Be the one who changes the face of equine-assisted services in trauma work: Apply for a research grant awarding up to $50,000.

Man interacting with horse while grooming him.

Man interacting with horse while grooming him.

The winning proposal for up to $50,000 for research into effects horses have on humans experiencing trauma will have scientific merit, clinical significance, and relevance.
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Horses and Humans Research Foundation (HHRF), a 501(c)3 organization, announces this request for proposals to investigate the possible effects horses have on humans who have experienced trauma with preference for underserved populations. Deadline for submission proposals is Friday, May 20, 2022.

All proposals undergo a four-tier review process completed by the Scientific Advisory Council. Preference will be given to investigators with solid credentials and research experience. The maximum award is $50,000 for up to eighteen months. The winning proposal will have scientific merit, scientific and clinical significance, and relevance.

On behalf of the HHRF Board, our past board members, supporters, and our Scientific Advisory Council, we are pleased to offer this opportunity. Through this call, which reflects the need to address the gaps in knowledge in equine-assisted services (EAS), HHRF strives to support true leaps in research.

Through peer reviewed research we all benefit from knowledge, application, and dissemination.

Information for applicants, including the recently updated application and review guidelines, previously funded projects, and more are available at

Contribute to HHRF today and help ensure that this important research, and education about research on horse-human interactions continues. For more information about HHRF, visit the website or contact Dr. Pebbles Turbeville, Executive Director,

Mission: Through sustained investment in rigorous research, HHRF serves as a catalyst to advance global knowledge of horse-human interactions and their impact on the health and wellness of people and horses.

Press release by Dr. Pebbles Turbeville, HHRF Executive Director

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