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Founded in 2007, NAEAA is a non-profit professional organization representing individuals from public and private institutions and the equine industry that strive to educate undergraduates within an equine academic program. 


Our core belief is that there is educational and societal value in the equine disciplines of study.

Our mission is to strengthen post-secondary equine academic programs, provide networking opportunities, and facilitate increased cooperation and information sharing among our members.

NAEAA association goals include:

  • Provide a venue to share ideas and information concerning equine programs.

  • Provide assistance to colleges and equine programs to develop, expand, and improve curricular offerings.

  • Develop a comprehensive database of “best practices” – ranging from the optimum number of students in a riding class to ways to work with animal right activists on or near a campus.

  • Provide assistance to faculty/staff in developing program quality standards for informal assessment or required formal assessment.

  • Develop national and international internship and exchange opportunities for students in member institutions.

  • Develop faculty exchange programs between member institutions.


Consider reaching out to the Board member or Committee chair that most closely matches the topic of your question.

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