2016 Scholarships are now open!
This training is worth around $15,000 all up. Could your friend, pupil or coach benefit from your nomination?
History of the Scholarships
Deane Mcrae was one of the first Official Coaches of the International Society of Rider Biomechanics. Living in NSW with a lovely family and huge group of friends she was highly active in the horse community, and her loss to sudden illness was devastating to her young family & those close to her. In her honor by 2016 nearly $100,000 worth of scholarships will have been awarded to some of the world’s most talented, and deserving, recipients.
Who can apply
Everyone welcome! Or…NOMINATE A FRIEND, pupil, or your coach for a life-changing surprise!
Types of Scholarships
There are FOUR types of Scholarships available each year:
- TEACHER TRAINING: Scholarships to attend the International Teacher Training Symposium in KY for one Police Officer, Therapeutic Riding Coach, Pony Club Coach and one Junior (each who can bring a friend/chaperone) to cover ALL the training to become a Level 1 coach, audit the Level 2 course and Luis Lucio Clinics – the full training package! (Or to attend a similar local event)
- FUNDRAISER FOR A THERAPEUTIC CLUB: One Free Fundraiser for a Therapeutic Riding Club. We visit your club and turn a lecture, supper, demo or workshop into a “gala event” fundraiser, and all proceeds go to your club.
- LESSON SCHOLARSHIPS: Four free Scholarships for Junior/Amateur & Professional to have 3 lessons either at Black Pearl Farm in KY, or at your venue.
- UNIVERSITY STUDENTS: Approximately 25 free places are available for University College students to attend for free. If you are a college student, you DO NOT NEED TO APPLY for a Scholarship – however you do need to register ASAP as there are very few places left: click here:
Relax – No riding!
As there is no riding involved it makes it very easy to travel to Lexington. Just bring your camera and note book. A professional video is available of the entire event, so videos are not permitted, but still photos
How much will this cost?
FREE? Yes, it is a 100% FULL Scholarship.
There is no cost to you, or your club they are a donation to you free of charge. You only need to pay for your own personal costs: your travel to get here, meals & hotel, although should you need help with accommodation, let us know and we might be able to arrange billet accommodation for you.
Should your application be outstanding, in the past we have often offered additional numbers of scholarships, or “partial” scholarships (i.e. we would pay 50% of the costs). So, you still might have a chance.
Download the program
More information & download teacher program here
How to Apply
How it is Judged
- Your background and details with riding and coaching are extremely important.
- The Board looks at how you will use this scholarship to help other riders and what are your long term goals and dreams and how will this scholarship help you get there
- How can you help the Society in the long term
We need your support….
Your support of the ISRB Shop helps support these Scholarships! Look the part when you get to your training!