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TQHA Foundation

Working to promote and support the Texas Quarter Horse Association and its membership!

The TQHA Foundation promotes the Texas Quarter Horse Association and its various initiatives through education/scholarships, research and charitable works for the horse industry in Texas. Please consider supporting our youth members and programs. All gifts to the Foundation are tax-deductible.

2021 TQHA Foundation Board & Committee:

Melba Reidel - President
Nancy Cahill - Vice President
Laina Banks - Secretary
Joleen Moden - Treasurer
Stephen Stephens - Board Member
Robbie James - Scholarship Sub Committee

TQHA Foundation Scholarship

The Foundation supports scholarships that help further the education of our industry’s future leaders.

Scholarship recipients are selected by Foundation Committee members on the basis of academic records, leadership and extracurricular accomplishments with the emphasis on participation in TQHYA, AQHYA, 4-H & FFA.

All TQHA Foundation applicants must be TQHA/TQHYA members.

The eligibility of applicants is based on the individual criteria and requirements provided for each scholarship. Recipients are selected based on academic achievement, financial need, and Texas Quarter Horse involvement, as well as the applicant’s outstanding leadership and communication skills.

The Classic Silent Auction:

Thank you to everyone that participated in the Silent Auction during The Classic. What a great event to raise money for scholarships!

Below you will find the list of donors, items, and buyers!

  • Showpad donated by Stephanie Jones Sanders – Buyer: Dawn Forest
  • Shorty’s $500 Gift Certificate donated by Shorty’s Hattery
  • Suzy Jeane Whiskey Cake donated by Suzy Jeane – Buyer: Anthony Montes
  • Mary Kay Prodoucts: Mens donated by Kelly Kay – Buyer: Dawn Forest
  • Letchworth Bit donated by C Letchworth Bits & Spurs – Buyer: Cheryl Mulikin
  • Wine Bucket donated by Joleen & Pancho – Buyer: Jenny Frid
  • Mary Kay Products: Masks donated by Kelly Kay – Buyer: Dawn Forest
  • Horse Treat Bucket donated by Manny & Pancho – Buyer: Maddie Passmore
  • Mary Kay Products: Lip Cond. donated by Kelly Kay – Buyer: Dawn Forest
  • Stockyards Stay donated by Visit Fort Worth; Hotel Drover – Buyer: Laina Banks
  • Air Fresheners donated by Addie Allison – Buyer: Jo Jo Logan
  • The Classic 2022 Fees donated by TQHA – Buyer: Jo Jo Logan
  • Mary Kay Products: Lip Cond. donated by Kelly Kay – Buyer: Liz Knabenshue
  • Suzy Jeane Whiskey Cake donated by Suzy Jeane – Buyer: Ruth Lindley
  • Texas Wrap donated by Kelly Kay – Buyer: Karla Clark
  • Amethyst Bracelet donated by Sami’s –  Buyer: Marc Bennett
  • Mary Kay Products: Body donated by Kelly Kay – Buyer: Ellie Mortenson
  • Avila Collection Bit donated by Bob & Dana Avila – Buyer: Anthony Montes
  • Quilt with Cats donated by Michelle Price – Buyer: Kathy Avolt
  • Rod Patrick Boots donated by Rod Patrick – Buyer: Joleen Moden
  • Toy Collection donated by Dawn Forest – Buyer: Amanda Jackson

Total scholarship money raised: $4,436!

Congratulations to these 2021 Foundation Scholarship Recipients:
  • Jordan Davis
  • Rylee Howton
  • Padon Jorosz
  • Rylee King
  • Addison Paulsen
  • Arielle Wortham
Congratulations to these 2020 Foundation Scholarship Recipients:
  • Teghan Brooks
  • Blake Dunkel
  • Skylar Duleba
  • Davan Galinski
  • Claire Lee
  • J’Cee Faith Petty
Congratulations to these 2019 Foundation Scholarship Recipients:
  • Billy Belflower
  • Jaci Brown
  • Kennedy Bryant
  • Mattie Dukes
  • Brandalyn Ellis
  • Sydney Grimland
  • Delanie McClanahan
  • Saryn Paulsen
  • Reanna Santos
2022 Scholarship application and information is now available on the Forms & Resources page!

Scholarship Deadline: December 1, 2021

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