About Us

The American Society of Equine Appraisers is an organization made up of appraisal professionals and other parties interested in the appraisal profession. Our organization was founded in 1985, the ASEA is the nation's only appraisal association exclusively for horse appraisers. The ASEA is a division of the American Society of Agricultural Appraisers.

ASEA’s mission is to provide educational and organizational support to ASEA members and to serve the public by producing qualified and ethical appraisers who are recognized authorities in the horse appraisal field.

ASEA Members

Members of the ASEA are given the opportunity to:

  • Work Independently
  • Earn More Money
  • Set Your Own Hours
  • Have a Professional Status
  • Be Your Own Boss
  • Enjoy Your Work

If this sounds like a satisfying career to you then the horse appraisal industry is waiting for you!


ASEA Goals

  • Recognize qualified individuals in the horse appraisal profession.
  • Offer educational and instructional information to members and other individuals who wish to pursue a career in horse appraising.
  • Promote the common business interests of equine appraisers.
  • Raise the competency and performance of individuals who are engaging in or desire to engage in the field of horse appraisal to the highest possible level.
  • Promote professional standards of competence, performance, and ethics among equine appraisers.
  • Facilitate communication and cooperation between and among those individuals interested in the appraisal of horses.
  • Be an advocate for the Association and its members in working with regulatory bodies that affect the administration and regulation of appraising.

Jay Proost, Executive Director

As Executive Director of the American Society of Equine Appraisers, ASEA, I would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to our association and some of the benefits of membership. There has never been a better time to enter the appraisal business.

Qualified appraisers are in demand all over the country. ASEA will help you gain the knowledge and skills you need to enter this exciting and profitable field. The following is an overview of the association to help you get started.