The Gerry Dilger Equine Scholarship Foundation with great donor support has granted several scholarships throughout 2021 for young people to further their experience and education in the bloodstock industry in the spirit of the horseman it is named for. The board is pleased to announce its final scholarship for the 2022 breeding season has been awarded to University of Limerick student and Cashel, County Tipperary native Luke Kevin. This particular scholarship affords Luke the opportunity to travel from Ireland to work and learn at the renowned Lane's End Farm.
Luke is a third-year student in the Equine Science program and impressed the board with his ambition and the objectives he has already formulated at such a young age for his future intentions and development in the horse industry. He has gained experience in Ireland with Ballysheehan, Martinstown and Ballinalard Studs and is looking forward to embracing the Kentucky experience as he expands his worldwide knowledge of the horse business.
Luke stated "I would like to give a huge thanks to the Gerry Dilger Equine Scholarship Foundation for giving me this great opportunity to work and learn in the US".
Erin Dilger commented "On behalf of the board I would like to thank Lane's End for their generosity in accomodating Luke for the 2022 season, we feel that he is a very deserving young person who will enjoy his Kentucky experience"