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Maryal and Charlie Barnett Continuing Education for Dressage Instructors Fund

Applications will only be accepted through this online form.  The following application form and all required attachments must be received by The Dressage Foundation’s office on or before February 1 or June 1 (new deadline for 2024) to be considered. Attachments must be in Word, Excel, or PDF format. 

We encourage you to review this application and gather all materials prior to starting the online application process. Once you start, your work cannot be saved. Helpful tip - Type your answers into a Word document, save, and then copy and paste your answers into this form. The link to download the Word file is available in the right-hand sidebar of this page. 

Attachments Needed: 

  • Budget 
  • One Letter of Recommendation 
  • Signature Page 
  • Please download and sign this Signature Page. Attach it to the application at the bottom of this page.

Please check that all required fields are complete before submitting. Please contact us at (402) 434-8585 or if you have questions or need assistance. 

Contact Information:
First Name *
Last Name *
Address Line 1 *
Address Line 2
City *
State/Province *
Postal Code *
Are you a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident?
(local, national, international)
(in one sentence)
You will provide additional details below
General Information:
(Max 250 words)
(Max 100 words)
Proposed Training/Educational Event:
(Max 250 words)
(Max 100 words)
Community Involvement:
(Max 250 words)
Specific Grant Fund Questions:
(Max 100 words)
Financial Planning Information
Please upload your detailed budget in PDF, Excel or Word format.
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Recommendation Letter:

Attach one letter of recommendation. The letter should speak to your desire to continue your dressage education as an instructor or trainer.  

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Signature Page:
Sign and date the signature page, found at the top of the application.
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Important Notes:

You will be notified that the application has been received within two business days. If you do not receive email confirmation (please check your spam folder!) that your application has been received, please call our office at (402) 434-8585.  Additionally, if you have any questions regarding the application, feel free to contact us. After the grant selection committee has made its final decision, all applicants will be notified. Thank you!