The Blue Ribbon Ventures Foundation Mission:
Blue Ribbon Ventures Foundation recognizes that the horse is the heart and soul of our sport. Our mission is to advocate and educate for the health and welfare of our equine partners.
The BRV Foundation offers the following Grants:
~Robert Mickayl Emergency Equine Veterinary Fund: Named in honor of Naomi's father, Robert Mickayl, a professional horseman and "R" Judge who ALWAYS put the horses first. This grant will assist with Emergency Veterinary expenses that an owner may not otherwise be able to afford.
~The Samantha Calzone Equine Rehabilitation Grant: Named in honor of Sam, who was a bright, fun young lady with a wicked sense of humor, and a love for all equines. She recognized a need for specialized education focused on equine rehabilitation and followed her heart to England where she earned a Masters degree in that field. Sam was taken from us too soon in a riding accident. In her memory we award this grant to continue her passion and to inspire others with the same goals. This grant will be awarded to aid an individual whose horse requires rehabilitation following illness or injury.
~Educational Grant: To assist with training, transportation or instruction to further one's equestrian education.
~Competition & Travel Grant: To assist riders who have their "ultimate goal" with-in their reach, and may need a little assistance to make it there. From local level shows, to year end finals, this grant is intended to help those equestrians achieve their dream to compete at a certain show/finals.
*The Blue Ribbon Ventures Foundation is proud to announce that we have obtained our Charitable 501(c)(3) status! Now all donations and contributions are Tax Deductible to the furthest extent of the law. Our Tax ID # 82-2233665