Deadline for Tryon Riding & Hunt Club scholarship extended to June 18

Published 8:00 am Friday, May 25, 2018

The deadline for applying for a college scholarship through the Tryon Riding & Hunt Club has been extended until June 18, and awards will be made in late June.  

The previous deadline was May 21. 

Equestrian-oriented high school graduating seniors and those currently attending an institution of higher learning who reside in Polk, Henderson, Rutherford, Spartanburg or Greenville counties may apply for the scholarships by visiting the Tryon Riding & Hunt Club website at and filling out the application. The amount of the scholarships may vary, but will be no lower than $500. 

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Applicants must meet the following criteria:

• Be a graduating senior accepted to a higher-education program or an individual currently entered in a higher-education program

• Be a member of a local/national equine organization such as TR&HC, BRHJA, U.S. Pony Clubs, Tryon Hounds, Green Creek Hounds, USEF, USEA, USDF or actively participating in the equine industry in the counties named above

• Indicate financial need

• Applicants may not be related to any TR&HC Board of Directors member, officer or employee

For further information, visit the TR&HC website, email TR&HC Secretary Margaret Freeman at, or call her at 914-548-4242.  

In 2017, TR&HC awarded five scholarships of its own for various amounts, for a total of $5,000, plus the scholarship panel administered another $2,000 scholarship from its applicant pool.

-Submitted by the Tryon Riding & Hunt Club