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Posted by Equestrian South Australia on 08/10/2014.

Youth Development Scholarship Weekend 2014

A reminder that the closing date for all Youth Developement Scholarship Applications is Monday 13th October!

So get your applications to the Equestrian SA Office as soon as possible.

This is such a great opportunity - so don't miss out!


The 2014 Scholarship weekend will take place over two days. 

DATE:      Saturday, 29 and Sunday, 30 November 2014

VENUE:    Kirkcaldy Park, Echunga

Electronic entry forms are available from the Equestrian SA Website - Youth Development 2014 Application

This is a smoke and alcohol free weekend. 

Closing date for applications: 13 October 2014

Who can enter: Current junior, dual junior PCA, or senior ESA members between the ages of 12 and 21 years.

Scholarship prize:  $500 will be awarded to one winner in Dressage |  Carriage Driving  |  Eventing  |  Show Horse  |  Jumping  |  Vaulting, to be used to reimburse coaching fees with an EA accredited coach. 

Cost to participants:  It does not cost anything to enter.  Up to 10 finalists in each discipline will be selected to receive intensive coaching.  Lunch will be provided on both days at no cost to the finalists. Families requiring lunch will need to pay a small fee.

What is expected of finalists:  You may enter for only one discipline.

Finalists will need to arrive at the venue and be ready to start at 9.00am each day and remain on site until the conclusion of each day.

You must attend all coaching sessions whether riding or not.

You will be assessed over the duration of the weekend by the Coach and Selector on performance, horsemanship, knowledge of discipline, attitude, ability and potential.

All finalists are required to attend the Equestrian SA Annual Awards Night to be held early in 2015.  It is a condition of attending the scholarship weekend that participants attend this evening at their own cost.

Persons under 16 years must be supervised by parent or guardian outside of scholarship training hours.

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