COVID-19 Updates

ASHA COVID-19 Updates

ASHA has developed this page dedicated to our COVID-19 related updates, news & resources. 


ASHA COVID-19 Updates

As a result of the national, regional, global challenges facing ASHA members at this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ASHA has created this page to provide all the links to our COVID-19 related news updates, information and resources.  The ASHA will continue to work to address the ways we can come together to help minimize the impact of COVID-19 on the Saddlebred community.

News Releases: 

USEF Update on COVID-19: Suspension Extended (3/25/2020)


Help Us Help You During COVID-19: Scan Your ASHA & ASR Forms

ASHA Forms New Committee to Address COVID-19 Induced Industry Challenges 

ASHA Horse Show Application Refunds to Canceled Shows

ASHA Extends Renewal and Application Deadlines for 2020 ASHA Programs

ASR Futurity 2020 Mare and Stallion Nomination Deadline Extended To April 30

Joint Leadership Council Presidents Partner for Horsemen's Relief Fund

Joint Leadership Council Works Together to Support Barns Through COVID-19

COVID-19 Letter to Horsemen from Horsemen

Ideas on How to Stay #SaddlebredStrong During COVID-19

Lesson Programs Seek Sponsors to Help Care for Horses During COVID-19 Shutdown

Industry Vendors Supporting COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Joint Leadership Council's JLCcares.com

Resource Center for COVID-19 Resources and Relief Effort Information 

Visit JLCcares.com today to get and give help to the trotting breed community impacted by the coronavirus.

Donate to the JLC Horsemen's Relief Fund 

Find more information on federal and local coronavirus relief aid


Resource Centers: 

Center for Disease Control & Prevention

White House & CDC "How to Slow the Spread" Infographic

USEF COVID-19 Resource Center

USEF Member Health Insurance 

American Horse Council COVID-19 Resource Center

American Horse Council's Tax Bulletin March 2020: Congressional COVID-19 Relief Package, Addresses Many Horse Industry Concerns

Equine Disease Communication Center COVID-19

Kentucky Horse Council COVID-19 Guidelines

U.S. Small Business Administration

  • U.S. Small Business Administration Loan-Provides low-interest disaster loans to help businesses and homeowners recover from declared disasters. ​ Currently, they are offering a Paycheck Protection Program to help and encourage small businesses to maintain their payroll with up to 100% being eligible for loan forgiveness if businesses are able to maintain all employees on payroll for eight weeks. 
    • Find more information on the SBA Paycheck Protection Program here
    • Paycheck Protection Program Fact Sheet here
    • Paycheck Protection Program Application here
    • ​​Find more information on the SBA COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans here.
    • Find a Local Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Location here
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce Coronavirus Emergency Loans: Small Business Guide & Checklist here.  
  • Contact your lender and loan service provider to find out what options are available to you such as: refinance, loan modification, new repayment plan or forbearance. 
  • Information on the Tax Aspects of the Coronavirus Relief Act here

Provides low-interest disaster loans to help businesses and homeowners recover from declared disasters. Find more information on the SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans at: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/disaster-assistance

Better Business Bureau