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AHHS Foundation - Al Haugen Memorial Scholarship

Editor’s note: The following presentation was made on Tuesday night during the Kentucky State Fair World’s Championship Horse Show.

The American Hackney Horse Society Foundation is pleased to select Sabrina Brubaker of Archbold, Ohio, and Shannon Bray of Burlington, Kentucky, as the 2007 recipients of the Foundation’s college scholarships.


Sabrina will receive the Al Haugen Memorial Scholarship and is the daughter of Allen and Katherine Brubaker. A graduate of Archbold High School, she will attend college at Parsons New School for Design in New York City to acquire a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in fashion design and hopes to pursue a career in the fashion world.  Sabrina has a long-time interest in raising, training and showing Hackney ponies.  She and her family are well-known exhibitors of ponies in Ohio and the Midwest.


Shannon is the daughter of William and Robin Bray and is a 2007 graduate of Conner High School in Hebron, Kentucky. Her plans include attending Morehead State University in Kentucky to pursue a career as a veterinary technologist. Shannon has had a life-long interest in Hackney ponies and has received numerous awards for exhibiting her Hackney road pony at shows in Kentucky. She has also been involved in numerous extracurricular activities including the Boone County 4-H organization and her high school’s FFA program. The Foundation will fund Shannon’s scholarship.

The American Hackney Horse Society Foundation, through the Al Haugen Memorial Scholarship and the Foundation Scholarship, awards $2,500 scholarships to incoming freshman students at the college or university of their choice.   We congratulate Sabrina Brubaker and Shannon Bray on their selection as this year’s scholarship recipients and wish them the best of luck as they begin their college careers.

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