FTHA Distributes Scholarships to 13 Students

The Florida Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association (FTHA)'s Kent Stirling Scholarship Program will award $44,500 in grants to 13 students for the 2023-24 academic year. The students are Luis Agudelo, Juan Chavez, Helen Collazo, Liseli Coy, Ronald Coy, Wilkenson Eugene, Natalie Fawkes, Jessica Flores, Vanesa Hernandez, Justin Morales, Joli Russo, Ana Ruiz, and Isabel Ruiz. They will be studying for various degrees, including in business, law, medicine, computer science, culinary arts, drama, and forensic science. "We are delighted to be awarding FTHA Kent Stirling Scholarships to 13 students--the most ever," said Kathy...

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TERF Awards $12,000 to Cornell's Vet Program

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) has awarded $12,000 to Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. In alignment with a mission to support and promote equine education by supporting organizations that are educating the public on the proper care of horses, TERF's scholarship recipients are Brooke Schiltz and Kaitlin Dullea. Schiltz hopes to go into racetrack practice in Florida and Dullea hopes to pursue a surgical residency. "The Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine is very grateful for the support TERF is providing to its students, especially those planning to...

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Applications Open For NYRA's 2023 Elizabeth Bracken Memorial Scholarship

Students enrolled in the University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program (RTIP) can now apply for the 2023 Elizabeth Bracken Memorial Scholarship, which aims to support students aspiring to build careers in Thoroughbred racing, NYRA announced. The scholarship was created in 2021 to honor the memory of Elizabeth Bracken, an RTIP graduate who spent 16 years at NYRA before returning to RTIP as Associate Coordinator and an instructor. Bracken died in November 2019; she was 52. "We can't thank NYRA enough for their continued support of the RTIP via this...

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Dilger Equine Scholarship Foundation to Host Golf Tournament

The Gerry Dilger Equine Scholarship Foundation will hold its inaugural golf tournament and auction Oct. 10 at Houston Oaks Golf Course in Paris, Kentucky. In a short period of time the foundation has awarded scholarships to eight young people from North America and Europe. This was made possible by the support and collaboration of KEMI, Irish National Stud, Springhouse Farm, Lane's End, University of Limerick, University College Dublin and the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland. This inaugural golf tournament has sponsorship and donation opportunities...

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Odds On Racing Scholarship Applications Being Accepted

Applications for the Odds On Racing Scholarship, a four-year, full-tuition scholarship award for new and transfer students to participate in the University of Arizona's Race Track Industry Program beginning this coming fall. "This is an incredible opportunity for students who may have thought that attending the University of Arizona to prepare for a career in racing was financially out of reach" said Robert Hartman, Chair of the Race Track Industry Program. "This scholarship covers all tuition costs of attending the UArizona's Race Track Industry Program." The scholarship is thanks to...

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Clear Creek Stud to Award Scholarship

Clear Creek Stud will award a $5,000 scholarship to Rhett Sonnier on Fair Grounds closing day Mar. 28. This is an award that Clear Creek Stud sponsors in the name of their clients for a student with Louisiana-based connections to the Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse breeding and racing industry. Applications were submitted to and accepted by the Louisiana Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association. Sonier is in his third year at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine. His family has been involved in the horse industry in Louisiana for generations, breeding,...

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Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation Awards $6,000 to Cornell University

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) has awarded Cornell University $6,000 towards their Veterinary School of Medicine. The latter's mission is the creation, dissemination, and implementation of scientific knowledge to improve the health and well-being of animals and people. In alignment with their own mission to support and promote equine education and research by sponsoring scholarships in veterinary medicine and supporting organizations that are educating the public in the proper care of horses, TERF assists Cornell in their efforts to financially support and recognize scholarship winner Claire Reid. TERF's...

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