The United States government offers grants to help start horse farms for farmers who are willing to aid in education programs, states Notable grants include the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Grant, the Nature Based Youth Programs Grant and the Prescribed Grazing Management Grant.

National Institute of Food and Agriculture offers substantial grants. The organization offers the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative, which provides up to $750,000 to support work on animal health, production of horses and animal products. This initiative grant requires that each farm provide documented research to show how the farm is promoting childhood obesity prevention.