Previous Grant Recipients

(More details about the grants awarded in any year are available by clicking on the heading for the year.)

  • 2015 Grants:
     1. $7,000 Anoka County Fair, Anoka
     2. $2,000 Beltrami County Fair, Bemidji
     3. $2,400 Chisago County 4-H, North Branch
     4. $3,000 Douglas County 4-H, Alexandria
     5. $3,000 Itasca County Fair, Grand Rapids
     6. $3,100 Jackson County Fair, Jackson
     7. $3,300 Le Sueur County Fair, Le Sueur
     8. $3,200 North Country Ride, Esko
     9. $3,000 Polk County Fair, Erskine
    10. $2,500 Red River Riding Club, Breckenridge
    11. $2,000 Rock County 4-H, Luverne
    12. $2,500 Silver Spur Saddle Club, Arco
    13. $3,000 St. Louis County Fair, Hibbing
    14. $3,000 Twin Valley Riders Club, Ada
    15. $7,000 YMCA of Twin Cities, Minnetonka
  • 2014 Grants:
    1.  $7,000 Buffalo Rodeo, Buffalo
    2.  $5,400 Camps of Courage & Friendship (True Strides), Maple Lake
    3.  $3,500 Cass County Fair, Pine River
    4.  $1,100 Dakota Wicohan Sunktanka Proj., Morton
    5.  $3,500 Freedom Farm, Waverly
    6.  $2.000 Frieze Lake Saddle Club, Little Falls
    7.  $6,500 Healing Through Horses, St. Francis
    8.  $2,500 Houston County Fair, Caledonia
    9.  $1,658 Law Enforcement Memorial Assn, Blaine
    10. $5,000 Mn Youth Horse Council Symposium, Milaca
    11. $7,000 Murray County 4-H, Slayton
    12. $3,800 Northern Lakes Vaulters, St. Paul
    13. $7,000 Prairie Riders Saddle Club, Lynd
    14. $3,500 Rice County 4-H/Rice County Fair, Faribault
    15. $1,210 Rush City Riding Club, Rush City
    16. $ 800  Southwest Trail Riders Assn, Minneota
    17. $3,500 Swift County 4-H/Swift County Fair, Benson/Appleton

  • 2013 Grants:
     1. $4,900 Hope Rides, Minnetonka
     2. $7,000 Lyon County 4-H, Cottonwood
     3  $6,850 Madelia Saddle Club, Butterfield
     4. $7,000 Mankato Saddle Club, Mankato
     5. $ 6000 Miracle Horse Riders, Parkers Prairie
     6. $5,500 Olmsted County Fair, Oronoco
     7. $4,000 Osakis Trailblazers SC, Belgrade
     8. $6,000 Pennington County Fair, Thief River Falls
     9. $1,250 Stable Pathways, White Bear Lake
    10. $1,930 Sus Lacuna/Birchbury Farm, Oak Grove
    11. $6,000 University of Minnesota, St. Paul
    12. $7,000 Washington County Fair, Afton
  • 2012 Grants:
     1. $5,000 Cass County Fair, Pillager
     2. $7,000 Douglas County 4-H, Alexandria
     3. $1,455 Mn Pinto Horse Assn, Plymouth
     4. $5,000 Morrison County 4-H, Little Falls
     5. $5,000 RideAbility, Pine Island
     6. $4,000 Riding on Angels Wings, Felton
     7. $6,000 River Valley Riders, Bayport
     8. $7,000 Sibley County Sheriffs Posse, Gaylord
     9. $5,000 St. Louis County Fair, Hibbing
    10. $500   Sunktanka Program, Morton
    11. $3,500 UM Morris Saddle Club, Morris
    12. $7,000 Wadena County Fair, Wadena
  •  2011 Grants:
     1. $3,500 North Country Ride, Esko, MN
     2. $2,625 (match) TruHaven Ranch, Winsted, MN
     3. $3,500 Flying Lead Saddle Club, Iron, MN
     4. $3,204 Silver Spur Saddle Club, Minneota, MN
     5. $2,500 (match) Twin Valley Riders, Club Ada, MN
     6. $4,500 Aitkin County 4-H, Aitkin, MN
     7. $3,500 Anoka County Fair, Anoka, MN
     8. $2,152 Beltrami County Fair, Bemidji, MN
     9. $3,500 Blue Earth County 4-H, Mankato, MN
    10. $3,500 Chippewa County 4-H, Montevideo, MN
    11. $3,500 Crow Wing County Fair, Brainerd, MN
    12. $2,000 Grant County Fair, Herman, MN
    13. $3,000 Meeker County 4-H, Litchfield, MN
    14. $2,000 (match) Pine County, 4-H Pine City, MN
    15. $3,000 Roseau County 4-H, Badger, MN
    16. $3,500 Sherburne County 4-H, Elk River, MN
    17. $2,000 (match) Traverse County Fair, Wheaton, MN
    18. $3,500 Waska Riders Saddle Club, Glenwood, MN
    19. $5,000 Wright County Fair, Howard Lake, MN
  • 2010 Grants:
    1.  $5,000 to: Polk County 4-H, McIntosh
    2.  $4,122 (matched) to: Dakota County 4-H, Apple Valley
    3.  $3,880 to: Todd County 4-H, Browerville
    4.  $3,500 to: Traverse County 4-H, Wheaton
    5.  $2,475 to: Rock County 4-H, Luverne
    6.  $5,000 to: North Country Horsemen Saddle Club, Karlstad
    7.  $3,500 (matched) to: Red River Valley Arena, Crookston
    8.  $  900 to: Bit & Spurs Saddle Club, Buffalo
    9.  $3,000 (matched) to: Changing Gaits, Brook Park
    10. $3,000 (matched) to: Freedom Farm, Waverly
    11. $2,500 (matched) to: Lee-Mar Ranch Center, Granite Falls
    12. $6,723 to: University of Minnesota, St. Paul
    13. $3,500 (matched) to: Animal Humane Society (Unwanted Horse Coalition), Golden Valley
  • 2009 Grants:
    1. $7,000 to: Waseca County Fair Waseca
    2. $5,600 to: Clearwater County 4-H Horse Project Bagley
    3. $5,500 to: North American Red Fern Foundation St. Francis
    4. $5,000 to: Carver County 4-H Horse Project Waconia
    5. $5,000 to: Sunktanka Lower Sioux program Redwood Falls
    6. $4,700 to: Littlefork Saddle Club Littlefork
    7. $4,500 match to: Morrison County 4-H Hoofbeats Little Falls
    8. $4,000 to: Jackson County Fair Jackson
    9. $4,000 to: Murray County 4-H Horse Project Slayton
    10. $3,750 to: Univ. of Minn-Crookston Equine Program Crookston
    11. $3,500 match to: Freeborn County Fair Albert Lea
    12. $3,500 to: Mn LINC Long Lake
    13. $3,500 to: Red River Riders Saddle Club Breckenridge
    14. $3,500 match to: Sheriff's Youth Programs Princeton
    15. $3,000 to: WhipStaff Ranch and Rescue Solway
    16. $2,650 to: Polk County Sheriff's Posse Crookston
    17. $2,600 to: Broken Bit Arena 4-H Braham
    18. $2,500 to: Cass County Fair Pillager
    19. $2,000 to: Equine Allies Foster Program Duluth
    20. $2,000 to: Mel-O-Dee Vaulting Club Hugo
    21. $1,500 to: Sus Lacuna Riding Club Ham Lake
    22. $1,400 to: Riding on Angels' Wings" Felton
  • 2008 Grants:
     1. $1,600 to: Free Winds
     2. $3,500 to: Seeds of Hope Youth Ranch
     3. $5,000 to: River Valley Riders
     4. $5,000 to: Advocates for Develop. Disabilities
     5. $5,500 to: Rising Stars Therapeutic Equitation
     6. $5,500 to: Equul Access
     7. $4,700 to: Mn High School Equestrian Assn.
     8. $1,200 to: Mille Lacs County 4-H Horse Proj.
     9. $1,800 to: Murray County Draft Horse Classic
    10. $2,500 to: Isanti County Fair
    11. $2,500 to: Sunset Saddle Club
    12. $2,500 to: Yellow Medicine 4-H Horse Project
    13. $3,500 to: Brown County 4-H Horse Project
    14. $3,500 to: Kandiyohi County 4-H Horse Project
    15. $3,500 to: Swift County Fair
    16. $3,500 to: Washington County Fair
    17. $3,900 to: Sherburne County Sheriff’s Posse
    18. $5,000 to: Marshall County Fair
    19. $7,000 to: Douglas County 4-H Horse Project
    20. $1,900 to: Watowan County 4-H
    21. $4,100 to: Martin County Sheriff’s Posse
    22. $5,000 to: Silver Buckle Saddle Club
    23. $6,300 to: Mpls Police Mounted Patrol
  • 2007 Grants:
    1. $2,000 to: RideAbility Pine Island
    2. $3,000 to: Sharadise Therapeutics Monticello
    3. $7,000 to: Victory Riders Rogers
    4. $3,500 to: School District 287/Mn LINC 13 west metro school districts
    5. $3,500 to: University of Minnesota state-wide
    6. $3,500 to: St. Louis County Fair Hibbing
    7. $3,500 to: Cook County Fair/Sawtooth Mtn Riders Grand Marais
    8. $2,300 to: Jackson County 4-H/Fair Lakefield
    9. $5,000 to: Cannon Falls Ridge Riders SC Cannon Falls
    10. $3,500 to: LeSueur County 4-H Horse Project LeCenter
    11. $7,000 to: Anoka County Fair Anoka
    12. $2,350 to: Mn-Ia Arabian Club/Freeborn County Fair Albert Lea
    13. $3,000 to: Anoka County 4-H Anoka
    14. $3,500 to: Balkan Saddle Club Chisholm
    15. $1,500 to: Camp Chicagami Eveleth
    16. $3,000 to: Basic Animal Rescue Training (MVMA) state-wide
    17. $3,000 to: Wilton River Riders SC Waseca
    18. $2,500 to: Hamel Trail Dusters SC Corcoran
    19. $2,600 to: Flat Hills Arena Ortonville
    20. $2,000 to: St. Croix Horse & Carriage Scandia
    21. $2,549 to: 3 Rivers Park Mounted Patrol Medina
  • 2006 Grants:
    1. (to be completed...)
  • 2005 Grants:
    1. (to be completed...)
  • 2004 Grants:
    1. $7,000 (matched) to: East Bethel Parks Dept., East Bethel
    2. $7,000 to: Equul Access Inc., Hutchinson
    3. $7,000 to: LeSueur County Fair, Le Centre
    4. $7,000 (matched) to: Mn State Fair Foundation, St. Paul
    5. $7,000 to: RideAbility, Pine Island
    6. $6,000 to: Freeborn Cnty Fair/Sunset Saddle Club, Albert Lea
    7. $5,500 to: The Learning Stable, Aitkin
    8. $5,000 (matched) to: Sandstone Riders Saddle Club, Sandstone
    9. $4,521 (matched) to: Double Bit Riders Saddle Club & Anoka Cty 4-H, St. Francis
    10. $3,500 to: Riders of Victory, Solway (west of Bemidji)
    11. $3,500 to: Rising Stars Therapeutic Equitation, Little Falls
    12. $3,500 to: St. Louis County Fair, Chisholm
    13. $3,048 to: Prairie Riders Saddle Club, Lynd
    14. $3,000 to: Agape Acres, Rosemount
    15. $3,000 to: Rochester Regional Equestrian Center, Rochester
    16. $2,400 (matched) to: Clearwater County Ag. Society, Bagley
    17. $ 827 to: Rainy River Riders Saddle Club, Ada
      $78,796 - Total 2004 Grants
  • 2003 Grants:
    1. $7,000 to: Washington County Fair Association, Lake Elmo
    2. $4,500 to: North Country R.I.D.E., Esko
    3. $4,000 to: MN Agricultural Interpretive Center ("FarmAmerica"), Waseca
    4. $4,000 to: Trail Dusters of Hamel Saddle Club, Corcoran
    5. $3,500 to: Suburban Hennepin Regional Parks, Maple Plain
    6. $3,500 to: West Otter Tail County 4-H, Fergus Falls
    7. $3,500 to: Nobles County 4-H Horse Assn., Worthington
    8. $3,000 to: Meeker County 4-H, Litchfield
    9. $3,000 to: Clearwater County 4-H, Bagley
    10. $2,000 to: Northland Horsemen’s Assn., Proctor
    11. $1,800 to: Yellow Medicine County 4-H, Granite Falls
    12. $1,500 to: We Can Ride, Minnetonka
    13. $1,200 to: Twin Valley Riders Saddle Club, Ada
      $42,500 - Total 2003 Grants
  • 2002 Grants:
    1. $6,900 to: Bit & Bridle Saddle Club, Aitken
    2. $5,000 to: SunDance Riding Therapy, Moorhead
    3. $5,000 to: Forget-Me-Not Foundation, Nashwauk
    4. $4,500 to: River Valley Therapeutic Riding, Bayport
    5. $3,000 to: Murray County 4-H Horse Project, Slayton
    6. $2,600 to: Mn FFA Foundation, Rosemount
    7. $2,500 to: Town & Country Saddle Club, Fergus Falls
    8. $1,500 to: Health Directed Riding, Grandy
    9. $1,500 to: Sherburne Cty Mounted Sheriffs Posse, Elk River
    10. $1,500 to: Mn High School Rodeo Assn, Miltona
      $35,000 - Total 2001 Grants
  • 2001 Grants:
    1. (to be completed...)
  • 2000 Grants:
    1. $7,000 to: Stevens County Fair/4-H Horse Club, Morris
    2. $6,721 to: Lincoln County 4-H Horse Club/Lincoln County Fair, Ivanhoe
    3. $5,000 to: Project Astride, St. Joseph
    4. $2,900 to: Roseau County 4-H Horse Council, Roseau
    5. $1,650 to: Roseau County Sheriff's Posse, Wannaska
    6. $1,251 to: Todd County 4-H Horse Council, Long Prairie
    7. $1,225 to: Range Horsemen Saddle Club, Hibbing
    8. $1,050 to: Roseau Range Riders Saddle Club, Roseau
    9. $1,000 to: Stillwater High School Agri-science Department, Stillwater
      $27,796 - Total 2000 Grants
  • 1999 Grants:
    1. $5,000 to: Northland Horseman's Assn., Duluth
    2. $3,500 to: Stevens County 4-H Horse Club, Morris
    3. $2,814.75 to: Pipestone County 4-H Horse Committee, Woodstock
    4. $2,500 to: Dept of Natural Resources / McCarthy Beach State Park, Side Lake
    5. $2,500 to: S.T.R.I.D.E. Program, Mid-American Baptist Social Service Corp., Waconia
    6. $2,000 to: Prairie Horse Companion Therapeutic Riding, Granite Falls
    7. $1,000 to: Ojibwe Immersion Camp / School District 38, Red Lake
    8. $1,000 to: Great Northern Pony Club, Willmar
    9. $ 725 to: Dandy-O Therapeutic Riding Program, Lake Lillian
    10. $ 500 to: Polk County Sheriff's Posse / Polk County Fair, E. Grand Forks
    11. $ 500 to: We Can Ride, Inc., Minnetonka
      $22,039.75 - Total 1999 Grants
  • 1998 Grants:
    1. $ 7,000 to: Crow Wing County Fair, Brainerd
    2. $ 3,000 to: Kandi Klassic Horse Show Assn., Willmar
    3. $ 1,500 to: Soul Friend 4-H Therapeutic Riding, Spring Valley
    4. $ 1,050 to: Chester Woods Park Equestrian Advisory Board, Rochester
    5. $ 1,000 to: Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch, Stewartville
    6. $ 1,000 to: Minnesota High School Rodeo Assn., Forest Lake
      $14,550 - Total 1998 Grants
  • 1997 Grants:
    1. $ 5,000 to: Anoka Cnty Parks & Recreation Dept, Anoka
    2. $ 4,500 to: St. Louis Cnty 4-H Horse Pgm, Duluth
    3. $ 3,500 to: Houston County 4-H/ Houston County Fair, Hokah
    4. $ 1,000 to: South Washington Cnty Schools, Cottage Grove
      $14,000 - Total 1997 Grants
  • 1996 Grants:
    1. $ 4,000 to: Arena Boosters Club, Windom
    2. $ 4,000 to: Brainerd High School Farm, Brainerd
    3. $ 3,500 to: Lakeshore Saddle Club, Lakefield
    4. $ 2,000 to: Central States Dressage & Combined Training Assn.
    5. $ 1,600 to: NE Metro School District #916, New Brighton
    6. $ 1,500 to: Minnesota Trail Riders Assn.
    7. $ 1,000 to: Chisago County 4-H/County Fair, Rush City
      $17,600 - Total 1996 Grants
  • 1995 Grants:
    1. $ 5,000 to: Univ of MN at Crookston, Equine Science Program
    2. $ 4,000 to: the Mounted Police Patrols of Minneapolis/St. Paul
    3. $ 3,000 to: Rambling Riders Saddle Club/Stearns County Fair Bd
    4. $ 2,000 to: Sheriffs Youth Programs of Minnesota
    5. $ 2,000 to: We Can Ride, Inc. -- Shakopee Program
    6. $ 1,500 to: Horse Haven of South-Central Minnesota
    7. $ 1,000 to: Humbolt High/Monroe Schools Special Olympics
      $18,500 - Total 1995 Grants
  • 1994 Grants:
    1. $ 6,800 to: Partners Foundation/U of M Vet Hospital
    2. $ 3,000 to: Courage St. Croix
    3. $ 1,000 to: Suburban Hennepin Regional Park District
    4. $ 500 to: We Can Ride, Inc.
    5. $ 600 to: Forget-Me-Not Foundation of Itasca County
    6. $ 500 to: Courage Center Driving Program
    7. $ 500 to: Minnesota 4-H Horse Pgm Memorial Library
      $12,900 - Total 1994 Grants
  • 1993 (No Grants Awarded - held over to 1994)
  • 1992 Grants:
    1. $10,000 to: North Country Ride, Inc.
    2. $ 5,000 to: Heartland Girls Ranch
      $15,000 - Total 1992 Grants
 

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