Ontario Equestrian (OE) would like to congratulate the five junior members selected for this years Youth Bursary program.
Each year Ontario Equestrian distributes a minimum of five $1,000 bursaries to youth based on their involvement with horses, their future goals, as well as letters of recommendations from their coaches. Family resources and academic achievements are also considered. The bursaries can be used towards riding lessons, clinics, competition fees, continuing education and other activities that will help them develop their skills.
Over 60 applications were received and were narrowed down to the following 2019 OE Youth Bursary recipients:
Dakota will be using her youth bursary money to finance new equipment and show on the Ontario Hunter Jumper Trillium Circuit.
Elizabeth will be using her youth bursary money to continue riding lessons, she is planning to show this upcoming 2019 season.
Ella will be using her youth bursary money to continue training and competing on the Ontario Hunter Jumper Trillium Circuit in 2019.
Emma will be using her youth bursary money to obtain her EC Instructor certification. She plans to continue training and competing in her spare time.
Shalom will be using her youth bursary money to train and compete in Eventing this season with her OTTB Athena.