Foundation Awards 170 Scholarships for 2019-2020

Foundation Awards 170 Scholarships for 2019-2020

The American Quarter Horse Foundation will award $569,000 to AQHA’s next generation of leaders.

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This year, the American Quarter Horse Foundation will award 170 students a total of $569,000 for the 2019-2020 academic year. Since its inception in 1976, the Foundation scholarship program has awarded more than $8 million in financial assistance to more than 1,400 young horse enthusiasts and industry members.

The Foundation selects recipients based on financial need, academic merit, equine involvement and civic activities. These individuals are today’s students and tomorrow’s equine industry leaders. With an education, great mentoring and a love of the American Quarter Horse, these young adults will become the industry’s next generation of owners, breeders, trainers, journalists and veterinarians.

“The American Quarter Horse Foundation and its community of donors is proud to create impact for our industry by supporting the educational goals of tomorrow’s equine industry leaders,” said Anna Morrison, chief Foundation officer. “Our American Quarter Horse family supports our youth in chasing down their educational dreams by supporting the Foundation’s scholarship tenet.”

The Foundation and its donors are honored to create a legacy of support for youth pursuing higher education in order to make it more affordable. These scholarship recipients are individuals who carry a passion and dedication to the American Quarter Horse as they begin their careers.

View the list of the 2019-2020 Scholarship Recipients.

About the American Quarter Horse Foundation

The Foundation connects horses and people through charitable giving in order to develop and support programs or initiatives that preserve our horse’s legacy and further the overall well-being of the American Quarter Horse and the people who comprise the Quarter Horse family.

For more information about the Foundation, visit

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