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Kentucky Horse Council Announces 2018 Fall Scholarship Recipients

08/29/2018 9:16 AM | Anonymous

Lexington, KY (August 28, 2018) – The Kentucky Horse Council has announced the recipients of two Equine Scholarships for the Fall 2018 semester, Morehead State University student Brittany Rust and University of Kentucky student Morgan Dailey. 

The Equine Scholarship is awarded to student members of the Kentucky Horse Council 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 2018 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. 

Brittany Rust is a sophomore at Morehead State University majoring in pre-veterinary science. Originally from Cold Spring, Kentucky, Brittany has been an active member of both the Northern Kentucky Horse Network and the Future Farmers of America.  She plans to become an equine veterinarian and works with and shows rocky mountain horses.

Morgan Dailey is a freshman at the University of Kentucky studying biology on the pre-vet track.    From Louisville, Kentucky, Morgan is a lacrosse player and long-time American Saddlebred rider.  She also plans to become an equine veterinarian.

“The Kentucky Horse Council received a large number of very impressive applicants for the Equine Scholarships,” says Kentucky Horse Council Executive Director Katy Ross.  “These two young ladies were selected for their academic excellence and their involvement in the horse industry.  We are proud to be able to help them further their studies and careers.”     

The Kentucky Horse Council will offer scholarships for the Spring 2019 semester. Student memberships are free and interested students may sign up at

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             

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