Patrick Swayze Arabian Horse Youth Scholarship Created

The Arabian Horse Foundation today announced establishment of a scholarship in honor of the late actor Patrick Swayze and his wife, who raised and showed Arabian horses.

Foundation president Larry Kinneer said the scholarship, “creates a lasting testimony to their careers in dancing, theater, and movies, love of the Arabian breed, and contributions over the years to Arabian Horse Association youth programs,” according to an article on

The article noted that the Swayze scholarship will be awarded each spring to a young person involved with Arabian horses who seeks a career in the performing arts. The scholarship was launched with a pledge from Iron Horse Farms of Canton, Ga.

About the Author

Kimberly S. Brown

Kimberly S. Brown was the Publisher/Editor of The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care from June 2008 to March 2010, and she served in various positions at Blood-Horse Publications since 1980.

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