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Applications for the Joe Crawford Harrod Memorial Grant



Attention AHHS members aged 18-28! Applications for the Joe Crawford Harrod Memorial Grant are now being accepted! Please complete and email your application to [email protected] before the July 15, 2022 deadline.
 
Driving Spirit, the Joe Crawford Harrod Memorial Grant has been established to support active members of the American Hackney Horse Society, aged 18-28, with a desire to develop their horsemanship and showmanship skills. Funds may be used for equine industry educational programs, internships, or any show horse industry program/career endeavor (*). The grant will be awarded annually, in an amount up to $2,500.
 
*Potential use, within the spirit of the Grant, is unlimited and may include:
Announcer
Equitation/Riding or Driving Instructor
Farrier
Harness/Saddlery Maker
Judge
Photographer/Videographer
Reporter/Writer - Industry Publications
Ringmaster
Show Steward
Show Manager
Show Secretary
Trainer/Assistant Trainer
Veterinary/Medical/ Equine Therapy

Requirements:
-Must be an active member of the American Hackney Horse Society
-May be an amateur or professional
-Must participate in the show horse industry
-Grant is open to Hackney, Saddlebred, Morgan, and Road Horse participants (limited to 2-lifetime grant awards)
 
Intention:
The intention of the grant is to recognize and support an individual who portrays the characteristics and traits that Joe Crawford Harrod strived for and pursued.
 
Applicant must demonstrate:
-Excellent Sportsmanship
-Value of Camaraderie & Friendship
-Value of Teamwork & Confidence Building
-Care and Compassion for Ponies/Horses
 
To apply for the Grant:
Along with at least 2 recommendations from active participants in the show horse industry, the applicant must submit a written essay and/or a 2-3 minute video outlining:
-Program, school, internship, work-study, or other show horse activity for which the applicant will use the Grant Funds
-Purpose for applying for the Grant Funds
-Goals the applicant will achieve by the use of the Grant Funds
-Amount the applicant is requesting (up to $2,500)
-Contact Information (address, phone, e-mail)
 
Contributions:  If you would like to contribute to the Joe Crawford Harrod Memorial Grant Fund with a gift of any size, you may donate online by clicking here or via check to the American Hackney Horse Society Foundation. Your contribution is fully tax-deductible.

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