Member Benefits

Welcome to the American Equestrian Trade Association – the leading association of the equestrian industry. AETA has six types of membership: Retailer, Manufacturer, Sales Rep/Agent, Supplier, Industry Partners and Affiliates. Your AETA membership supports the equestrian trade community and promotes growth and collaboration in the industry. AETA welcomes new members.

All membership types benefit from the following:
  • Searchable Member Directory
  • Educational Center
  • Networking on Facebook
  • Educational Webinars


Retailer Member Benefits


Companies who sell equestrian related products to consumers.     
For more RETAILER member benefits click HERE.  

In order to become a retailer member, store must submit the following along with your application and full payment.  

Sales and Use Tax Permit, plus any three of the following:

  • Business Incorporation document or copy of lease agreement/deed, State Vendors License
  • Recent business advertisement
  • Picture of store front
  • Copy of three (3) current invoices (last 6 months) over $500.00 each from wholesale suppliers
  • An active website address through which business can be verified

Click here for a PDF of the Application.

Pricing is as follows:

  • Small (under $500,000 gross income): $125
  • Medium ($500,000-1 million gross income): $175
  • Large (over $1 million gross income): $225


Manufacturer Member Benefits


Companies that manufacture equestrian related products. Manufacturer Members are the ONLY member type eligible for the exhibit booth discount.  If you are interested in exhibiting at the tradeshow, you MUST join as a Manufacturer member.   
For more MANUFACTURER member benefits click HERE.  

 Click here for a PDF of the Application. 

Pricing is as follows:

  • Small (under $500,000 gross income): $250
  • Medium ($500,000-1 million gross income): $350
  • Large (over $1 million gross income): $450


Sales Rep/Agent Member Benefits


Individuals who independently sell equestrian 
related products.  

 Click here for a PDF of the Application. Pricing is $50


Associate Member Benefits


Member Category Includes Industry Partners, Industry Suppliers and Affiliates.   

Industry Partner  Memberships for allied, industry associations and the media.
Click here for a PDF of the Application. Pricing is $100.

Industry Supplier  Companies who sell products that retailers use in their sales and fulfillment operations or products that the equestrian trade community use to conduct business and/or manufacture their products.
 Click here for a PDF of the Application. Pricing is $150.

Affiliate Memberships for the equestrian/riding community and interested other individuals.
Click here for a PDF of the Application. Pricing is $50.

  • Members receive access to the online community