2017 Application


This award is to be presented in the memory of Dr. Byrnne Rothwell in recognition of the contribution he has made to the equine industry within the province of Saskatchewan.

  • Must be a Saskatchewan resident (SK Driver’s License, SK Health Card)
  • Entering their second year at a post-secondary institution that is a college or university to further their education
  • Demonstrate characteristics that foster the spirit of Dr. Rothwell’s passion for the equine industry.
  • Applicants must be individual member in good standing with the SHF for two consecutive years from January 1, 2015 to and including January 1, 2017.
  • Applications must be received by May 15, 2017.
  • Submit a resume or short biography and cover letter outlining the career goals of the individual and the institution they are attending.
  • Submit a 500 word essay on the topic of candidate’s choice concerning: “Health and Welfare Issues in the Equine Industry”. 12 pt Times New Roman font, double-spaced) with your name on the top left.
  • Proof of enrollment from the 2017 Fall Semester & 2018 Winter Semester
  • 2 Letters of Reference
  • References must include name, address and email address or phone number of the person providing the reference. Please inform your two references that the SHF may contact them. Letters of reference must be included in your package, do not have your references mail or email their letters to the SHF.
  • Full Applications can be sent to: SHF Office and the complete application package must be received at the SHF office by midnight, May 15th, 2017. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. All applicants will be notified by August 1st.
  • Successful applicants will be selected on the basis of information contained in their application form, essays, Resume or short biography with cover letter as well as letters of reference.
  • Award recipient will be contacted in person by the SHF Office
  • Proof of enrollment for 2017/2018 semesters will be required prior to disbursement
Mail copies of the following items, not stapled: 
  • Cover letter
  • Resume/biography
  • Essay
  • Proof of enrollment for 2017 Fall semester & 2018 Winter semester
  • TWO letters of reference
  • Proof of Saskatchewan residency
All copies of the application package to be sent by mail, email, fax or hand delivered with a covering letter to the Saskatchewan Horse Federation. If you have any questions, please contact the SHF office at 1-306-780-9449 or [email protected].