The British Equestrian Federation is inviting applications for its 2010/2011 talented athlete scholarship scheme (TASS).

TASS is a government-funded scheme that links the UK’s most talented young athletes and higher education.

Chosen riders, who meet academic and athletic criteria, will receive funding to help them achieve both on and off the horse.

• Applications close on 30 July. Go to www.bef.co.uk

This article was first published in Horse & Hound (15 July, ’10)