Monday, January 3, 2011

Eventing: Rebecca Broussard Developing Riders' Grant Announced

Rebecca Broussard Developing Riders' Grant
Updated: 2010-12-31

The Broussard Family announced today that a fund to benefit talented riders on the USEF Developing Rider's List is being established in memory of Rebecca Broussard (pictured left) who sadly passed away on Friday, December 24.  Becky was deeply committed to education in all its aspects, but eventing has been especially benefited through Becky's generosity both to the USEA Adult Riders' education, which she supported  through the Le Samurai Fund and the North American Young Riders' and Juniors' Championships which she sponsored for many years. In recent months, Becky turned her attention to the educational development of the next generation of riders who have the dream of representing the U.S. in team competition and it was her greatest desire that a grant be created to assist these riders attain the skills and experience essential to success at the highest level of international  eventing competition.

The fund will be administered by the USEA Endowment Trust and grants will be awarded to successful candidates annually. All those wishing to make donations in Becky's memory may do so by noting on their checks that the donation is restricted to  the Rebecca Broussard Developing Riders' Grant. Please mail your donation to the USEA Endowment Trust, 525 Old Waterford Road NW, Leesburg, VA 20176 or CLICK HERE to donate online and select the Rebecca Broussard Developing Riders Fund .

Details of the application process are under development and will be announced shortly.

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