The Reichert family has been involved in the horse business since 1934. While the pleasure
horse has been their primary equine related sport and business of choice, family members have
participated in rodeos, open shows and exhibited horses of all breeds at the local, state,
regional and national levels in all disciplines. In addition, the family has been active in
the promotion of the equine business across Iowa, the United States and Internationally.
The establishment of the Reichert Equine Foundation, in 2008, is to recognize servant
leadership development, community and organizational participation while encouraging
The Reichert Equine Foundation will award four $500.00 Scholarships on August 15, 2009, at the
Reichert Celebration. One scholarship will be awarded in each selected show: APHA Celebration,
ApHC Celebration, AQHA Celebration and NSBA Celebration.
Scholarship money will be paid to the college of choice after proof of enrollment is supplied
to the Reichert Equine Foundation.
2008 ApHC Scholarship Winner:
Jaclynn L. Gray
Hometown: Edmond, OK
2008 ApHC scholarship winner, Jaclynn Gray, is a student studying sports journalism at
Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Oklahoma. A member of The Appaloosa Horse Club since
the age of ten, she has been an integral part of both the Oklahoma and Sooner Appaloosa Clubs.
Gray, the current youth director from Oklahoma for the Appaloosa Horse Club and vice
president of the Oklahoma Appaloosa Youth Horse Club, is an exceptional role model for other
youths. She had a successful 2008 Reichert Celebration showing in Hunter Under Saddle 14-18,
Sr. Hunter Under Saddle, Hunt Seat Equitation over Fences 18 and Under, Working Hunter 18 and
Under, Hunter Hack 14-18, Sr. Hunter Hack, Jr. Western Pleasure, Western Pleasure 14-18,
Western Horsemanship 14-18, Jr. Trail, Youth Trail 14-18 and Youth Showmanship 14-18.
2008 PHBA Scholarship Winner:
Amber R. Mundwiler
Hometown: Milbank, SD
Amber Mundwiler is a nursing student at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa and is the
2008 PHBA Scholarship winner. Mundweiler has proven her strong leadership qualities through
the many organizations and activities she has been a part of including Choir, Pep Band, Future
Farmers of America, 4-H, and the Palomino Horse Breeders Association. She was an exhibitor at
the 2008 Reichert Celebration in Youth Showmanship 14-18.
2009 Scholarship Information
Below is the link to the 2009 Scholarship Application and also tips for filing out scholarship
applications and application faux pas.
2009 Application Link
Tips for Scholarship Applications
Scholarship Faux Pas
All application information is posted on the Reichert website, along with the 2008 Scholarship