The American Saddlebred Museum recently announced Hannah Broughton of Lexington, Ky., as recipient of the Keith Bartz Impact Scholarship Award. The scholarship committee chose Hannah from an outstanding group of nominees. The scholarship celebrates the life of Keith Bartz who focused his time, talent and resources on building the American Saddlebred Museum and the celebration of the American Saddlebred Horse. The recipient is an individual who exemplifies the same character and enthusiasm for the Saddlebred breed.
Currently, Hannah is a senior at Trinity Christian Academy and plans to attend Georgetown College in Georgetown, Ky. in the fall. In addition to her academic studies, Hannah is closely involved with her own barn, Brannon Stables, being a catch-rider, and helping with lessons and camps. She is also involved with the ASHBA Youth and has volunteered in many capacities including educating the public about the breed at the Agland booth during the Kentucky State Fair. In addition, she has volunteered with the equestrian Special Olympics as well as many local horse shows.
She is an example of good sportsmanship, horsemanship, kindness and has a great love of the breed.