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Announcing the 2023 Elberta Honstein Memorial Grant Recipients

January 18, 2023


The American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust (AMHECT) is proud to announce two recipients of the 2023 Elberta Honstein Memorial Grant. 

- Lauren Rekis of Marshall, Michigan, was awarded funds for riding instruction to further her equestrian skills.

- Jordan Freitag of Blue Mounds, Wisconsin was awarded funds to assist with her college tuition in pursuit of her bachelor’s degree in animal science/pre-veterinary at the University of Wisconsin.

Best wishes to you both, Lauren and Jordan!  


The AMHECT grants and scholarships are not possible without the numerous donors who fund them. Thank you for your generosity and investment in our Morgan family. It is deeply appreciated. 

- To learn more about the grants and scholarships offered by AMHECT, please click HERE.

- If you would like to donate to a grant, please click HERE.

- If you are interested in applying for a grant, please watch our weekly e-newsletter and website for information on grants available for 2024. We encourage you to apply for those that are applicable and of interest to you.



About Ms. Honstein: Elberta Honstein and Roy-El Morgan Farm have a rich and long history with the Morgan breed. Roy-El Morgan Farm was founded in the early 1960′s by Roy and Elberta Honstein. They passed on their love of Morgans to their daughter, Debbie, and then to Debbie’s daughters, Elberta Seybold and Eriene Seybold-Smythe. This grant is awarded in memory of Ms. Honstein.