The Kansas Horse Council Foundation held a ceremony to present $14,000.00 in scholarship awards on June 7th in Wamego. Rep. Ron Highland, State Representative for District 51, presented the awards.

The Kansas Horse Council Foundation was founded in 2003 to encourage higher education for individuals involved in the equine industry. Since that time, over $94,000 in scholarships have been distributed. Funding for the awards is raised through a Silent Auction held each February at EquiFest of Kansas and a $4000 grant from the Weary Family Foundation.

Scholarship application information is available on the Kansas Horse Council website, www.kansashorsecouncil.com. Applications are due each year by April 1st.