Applications are now closed. Any questions concerning the application should be directed to Elise Sheard at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (847) 623-6722.


The following is required for participation in the Tomorrows Horsemen program:

  • NSBA Member in good standing
  • 19 – 35 years of age at time of application
  • Open rider/industry professional
  • Operating as sole proprietor
  • Have access to laptop/computer and functional internet connection
  • Application must be filled out in its entirety
  • Three letters of recommendation, using the provided form, submitted directly to the NSBA office by December 1st, 2023, from the following:
  • Mentor - a professional horseman who has helped to guide your career and development  
  • Peer- a fellow professional who knows you and your business
  • Current client - an individual who currently has a horse with you and has been in your program for more than 3 months


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