Fred Hunt Adult Grant

Application deadline - September 1

The New England Equitation Championships

Fred Hunt Adult Grant

Sponsored by The NEEC

Fred Hunt was a member of the New England Equitation Committee for over 40 years. He was a very well respected horseman and judge in the Hunter/Jumper/Equitation community. He trained many horses and students to regional and National Championships. He will be remembered for his fierce friendship and quiet wit. To Commemorate his dedication to the NE horse world The NEEC is sponsoring an Adult Grant of $1,000. This grant will go to a qualified NE Adult Medal rider who demonstrates a financial need in order to participate in the NEHC Championships.


  • This grant would provide financial assistance to one NEHC Adult Medal qualifier. A.) For entries and one stall. B.) A stipend to cover horse transportation and other related expenses to compete in the NEHC Championships
  • Riders who are qualified and will compete in the NEHC Championships must apply by September 1.
  • After thorough review, the Adult Grant Committee will award a rider based upon the required essay.
  • Riders who receive the grant cannot apply in future years. However, if the rider wins as a Junior they may still apply as an adult.


    Age group of Adult Qualified Rider (required)


    Phone of Trainer:

    Essay – Part 1: State why the New England Equitation Championships is important to you. (250 words or less). (required):

    Essay – Part 2: Provide a description of your basis for financial need. (250 words or less). (required):