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27 February 27 2020
Nadia Aslam speaks to colleges, tutors and students about the opportunities available through equestrian-based college scholarships...
Many young riders around the world are potentially sitting on a goldmine without even knowing it, and you could be one of them. I’m not referring to your large four-legged friend who seems to enjoy racking up vet bills, and eating only the most expensive horse food!
I’m referring to YOU!
Allow me to explain. You see, there are universities dotted all over the world that offer scholarships to talented riders, but before you start thinking you need to be an Olympic-level equestrian competitor, with as much experience as Beezie Madden to be eligible - think again!
In most cases, universities are looking at your riding ability in combination with your personality, work ethic, and grades.
We’re going to take a look at the collegiate equestrian opportunities in the US, and speak with coaches and riders at some of the country’s top schools to give you the inside scoop on everything related to equestrian-based college scholarships. In this first article we'll look at what these scholarships are and who they're suitable for, and in part two (scheduled for March 6) we'll look at choosing the right college for you...
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