March 21, 2018
Equine Industry Scholarships
Students are offered a variety of sources for financial aid to achieve their college goals while continuing their equestrian pursuits. Beyond the scholarships offered by the schools they plan to attend, students should explore breed associations and horse show associations for scholarships and awards.
The following is a resource guide to help students begin their search:
American Quarter Horse Association Numerous scholarships, over $250,000 awarded in 2011, include:
- Excellence in Equine & Agricultural Involvement Scholarship
- Journalism or Communications Scholarship
- Swayze-Woodruff Memorial Mid-South Scholarship
- Telephony Equine Veterinary Scholarship
- Therapeutic Riding Scholarship
Appaloosa Horse Club visit www.appaloosayouth.com
Arabian Horses visit www.arabianhorses.org
College Preparatory Invitational: A horse show created to promote college recruitment of equestrians.
Future Farmers of America: FFA.org. General agriculture majors, equine majors qualify.
Horse Schools online: www.horseschoolsonline.com Tons of information!
International Buckskin Horse Association. Visit www.ibha.net
Kentucky Thoroughbred Association/ Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners & Breeders Scholarships including:
KEEP Scholarship for Kentucky residents
Race for Education Scholarship
Morgan Horses. Visit www.morganhorse.com/youth/sholarships
TWHBEA, Tennessee Walking Horses. Visit www.twhbea.com/youth/programs
U. S. Pony Club. Several scholarships including some sponsored by Farnam Equine Pharmaceuticals. Also includes a list of schools that offer scholarships to Pony Clubbers. Visit www.ponyclub.org
Welsh Pony Association visit www.welshpony.org
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