Kentucky Horse Council Releases Equine Scholarship Application for Fall 2020 Semester

The Kentucky Horse Council has announced they will be awarding two $1,500 scholarships to Kentucky students already attending college, or accepted into a college who have demonstrated academic success, Kentucky equine industry involvement and community service for the Fall 2020 Semester.

The Equine Scholarship will be awarded to students currently enrolled with a university or college in Kentucky in an equine-related major or a horse-related program, or a student accepted into an equine related major or program to start in the Fall 2020 semester. Some examples of courses of studies for which the scholarships are intended are Equine Science/Studies, Equine Business Management, Equine Therapy, Pre-Veterinarian, Farrier Training, Professional Jockey Certificate, Professional Horsemen's Certificate, etc. Applicants must be student members of the Kentucky Horse Council.

"The Kentucky Horse Council is once again offering scholarships to college students in Kentucky," says Kentucky Horse Council Executive Director Katy Ross. "Education is a critical part of our mission and in these difficult times, we are pleased that we are able to still support students pursuing a career in the equine industry. Hopefully, these scholarships will allow students to continue to pursue their degrees, despite the hardships so many are facing. We encourage all Kentucky equine students to apply."

Applications for the scholarship will be accepted until July 3, 2020. The scholarship will be awarded on August 3, 2020. The student is required to be a member of the Kentucky Horse Council. Student memberships are free and interested students may sign up at

To download the scholarship application, visit

ABOUT THE KENTUCKY HORSE COUNCIL - The Kentucky Horse Council is a non-profit organization dedicated, through education and leadership, to the protection and development of the Kentucky equine community. The Kentucky Horse Council provides educational programs and information, outreach and communication to Kentucky horse owners and enthusiasts, equine professional networking opportunities through KENA, trail riding advocacy, health and welfare programs, and personal liability insurance and other membership benefits.  The specialty Kentucky Horse Council license plate, featuring a foal lying in the grass, provides the primary source of revenue for KHC programs.

Kentucky Horse Council
Katy Ross
Executive Director
(859) 367-0509 


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