The deadline for 2016 American Quarter Horse Foundation scholarship applications is December 1, 2015. Applicants wishing to obtain scholarship funding from the Foundation for the 2016-17 academic year can download the scholarship guidelines for a complete list of criteria and requirements.
The Foundation awarded scholarships totaling more than $300,000 to 144 students for the 2015-16 academic year.
John Paonessa, 69, of Langley passed away after a sudden cardiac collapse at home on July 27, 2015. Over the years John owned a number of quarter horses and had many friends in the Cariboo where he and his wife Marj had a summer cabin at Watch Lake for several years. More recently, you might have seen John at their Hour Glass Studio booth at the LMQHA Bazaar or the Mane Event. He will be greatly missed by Marj, extended family members and a wide circle of friends.
* John Paonessa, who along with his wife have the Hour Glass Studio and are long time sponsors of LMQHA and strong supporters of the Bazaar. He was well known in the community and our collective hearts are heavy with symphathy.