Applications for The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program’s (T.I.P.) Thoroughbred of the Year Award and the Young Rider of the Year Award are now available online and are due Jun 30, 2023.
The Thoroughbred of the Year Award recognizes a Thoroughbred that has excelled in a non-competitive career, such as equine-assisted therapy or police work. The award includes a $5,000 grant to the non-profit organization associated with the horse or, if no organization is associated with the horse, to a horse-related charity chosen by The Jockey Club. The Young Rider of the Year Award recognizes young riders under 18 on January 1, 2023, who own or lease a Thoroughbred for use in 4-H, Pony Club, or other activities. Winners will be decided via and essay contest and awarded $5,000 which can be applied to the college of their choice or to their participation in an event that furthers their involvement with horses.
Thoroughbreds registered with The Jockey Club are eligible for participation in both awards.