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1) Junior: To recognize Junior Connemara riders and encourage them to pursue continuing educational activities with their Connemaras. Winners of the scholarships shall be awarded $200. Second place shall be awarded $100. All remaining applications which are worthy of Honorable Mention shall receive $25 each. Policies:

  • Applicants shall be current individual or family members of the ACPS.
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or under as of January 1st of the application year.
  • The Connemara purebred or halfbred must be registered with the ACPS but does not have to be owned by the rider.
  • The application must include the full registered name and registration number of the horse.
  • If awarded, funds must be used to further the equestrian education of the horse and/or rider.
  • Applications may continue to be made in subsequent years.
 
2) Senior: To recognize adult Connemara riders and encourage them to pursue continuing educational activities with their Connemaras and for the benefit of the ACPS. Winners of the scholarships shall be awarded $200. Second place shall be awarded $100. Policies:
  • Applicants must be current individual or family members of the ACPS.
  • Applicants must be at least 19 years of age on January 1st of the application year.
  • The purebred or halfbred Connemara must be registered with the ACPS but does not have to be owned by the rider.
  • The applications must include the full registered name and registration number of the horse.
  • If awarded, funds must be used to further the equestrian education of the horse and/or rider.
  • Applications may continue to be made in subsequent years.
  • Benefit to the ACPS will be considered.
 
3) Debbie Busta Adult Amateur Eventing Award: To recognize Adult Amateur riders of Connemaras who are competing in Eventing. To recognize the spirit of volunteerism in the equestrian world which Deb Busta epitomized. To encourage riders to pursue continuing educational activities with their Connemaras Winners of the scholarship shall be awarded $300. Second place shall be awarded $100. (Annually, Michael Busta, Deb’ s husband, will be given the opportunity to provide matching funds for this Scholarship Award. ) Policies:
  • Applicants must be current individual or family members of the ACPS.
  • Applicants must be at least 19 years of age on January 1st of the application year.
  • The purebred or halfbred Connemara must be registered with the ACPS but does not have to be owned by the rider.
  • The applications must include the full registered name and registration number of the horse.
  • Horse/pony does not have to compete under his full registered name.
  • If awarded, funds must be used to further the equestrian education of the horse and/or rider.
  • Applications may continue to be made in subsequent years.
 

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