I do not know much about eventer apprenticeships, but it sounds like it would not be through a higher education institution. You can only make qualified withdrawals if they are to an institution that is eligible for federal student loans. I know there are some equestrian schools out there, but this sounds like it's not through a school.
If I'm mistaken and this is through a school, you can check to see if the institution qualifies here: http://www.savingforcollege.com/eligible_institutions/index.php?mode=search
VP, Research & Development
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