Emily was simply a horse crazy girl!  From the time she was very young she rode ponies and collected Breyer horses.  She was a pony clubber and began eventing at the age of 10 on her beloved pony Coopertone.  She competed several horses as she grew older.  She loved jumping, dressage and foxhunting.  She became very good at horse management.  She was happiest not only on the back of a horse, but simply caring for a horse.  She was a beautiful rider who also knew that hard work was important.  Our hope is that her spirit and love for horses will live through this scholarship.

Elizabeth and Bill St. John

Alabama Blue Ribbon Tack will award $1000.00 to a young rider every year in Emily's memory.  The money will go towards furthering the young riders education for riding and caring for these magnificent animals.

Applicants must be 10-19 years of age and an Alabama resident.  You must submit three references with your application* including but not limited to teachers, friends, parents, clergy or anyone that you feel will offer insight into your love of horses and riding.

Along with your completed application* please submit a video of your riding.  You may add comments to the video that you would like for us to consider in the selection process.  If you would prefer you may submit an essay along with your video on your love for horses and riding.  


Emily Parker St. John
August 20, 1987-November 10, 2010

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The deadline for applications is March 15th, 2017. Deliver or mail your application* to:

Alabama Blue Ribbon Tack
2200 Commerce Circle, Suite B.
Pelham, Al. 35124
Phone: 205-444-0240. Fax 205-444-0250.  E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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