The Foundation for the Horse is accepting applications through July 28 for the Coyote Rock Ranch Veterinary Scholarships. Three distinguished veterinary students entering their fourth year and aspiring toward careers in equine medicine will each receive a $75,000 Coyote Rock Ranch Scholarship through The Foundation. The scholarships will be awarded in December during the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ 67th Annual Convention in Nashville, Tenn.

The Coyote Rock Ranch Scholarship program awards top veterinary school students with a dedication to equine medicine for their academic excellence, leadership in their school and chapter, and long-term goals. The scholarship is open to veterinary students graduating in 2022. For additional information or to apply, visit https://aaep.org/scholarships/coyote-rock-ranch-scholarship.

Penelope Knight created the Coyote Rock Ranch Veterinary Scholarship in 2015. Since award of the first scholarships five years ago, 16 AAEP student members have benefited from a cumulative $1.275 million in assistance.

“With the help of The Foundation for the Horse, I am pleased to continue to offer this great opportunity to benefit our next generation of veterinarians,” said Mrs. Knight. “Helping future veterinarians is one way I am able to support research and advancements of care for the horse.”

About Coyote Rock Ranch

Coyote Rock Ranch, owned by Penelope Knight and located in the beautiful high desert country of Central Oregon, is a breeding operation for high-end cutting horses. Committed to quality in everything they do, Coyote Rock Ranch has a reputation for breeding and raising well-bred Quarter Horses with the pedigree and care to become tomorrow’s champions. To learn more, visit www.coyoterockranch.com.

About The Foundation for the Horse

Established in 1994, The Foundation for the Horse is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to improving the welfare of the horse through Education, Research, and Benevolence. Governed and stewarded by world-renowned equine veterinarians and equine stakeholders, The Foundation awards over $700,000 annually in scholarships and grants to impact equine health and well-being throughout the U.S. and developing countries. To learn more, visit www.foundationforthehorse.org.

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Publish Date

June 16, 2021

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