The Professional Horsemen’s Association of America, Inc., otherwise known as the PHA, is a self-contained benevolent organization founded in Watertown, Connecticut in 1936. In 2002 the PHA consisted of 16 chapters throughout the United States with over 900 Professional members.
The purpose of the PHA is to:
- GIVE aid and sustenance to needy horsemen
- PROVIDE financial assistance for continuing education to children of professional members through a scholarship fund
- PROMOTE and foster interest in the horse industry, the care and protection of horses through education at local, state and federal levels.