Nominations for 2015 USEF Lifetime Achievement Award and Pegasus Medal of Honor Award Due October 5

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September 1, 2015
USEF Communications Department

Lexington, Ky. – Nominations are being accepted for the USEF Lifetime Achievement Award and Pegasus Medal of Honor Award and the submission deadline is quickly approaching. Any current USEF Member may submit nominations to the USEF by Monday, October 5.

The recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented the Jimmy A. Williams trophy at the 2015 Pegasus Awards, to be held at the 2016 USEF Annual Meeting in January. The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes the horseman or woman whose lifetime experience and accomplishments exemplify uncommon devotion to equestrian sport and whose equestrian career and horsemanship have continually elevated the sport’s excellence. The nominee must be living and retired from actively competing in equestrian sport.

Last year’s Jimmy A. Williams trophy was awarded to Judy Werner.

The recipient(s) of the Pegasus Medal of Honor Award will also be presented at the 2015 Pegasus Awards. This award recognizes individuals who have exhibited outstanding services to horses and the sport, and who, through their dedication, have attracted people to the sport and contributed to horse sport by advancing its popularity. The nominee must be living and retired from actively competing in equestrian sport.

Francine Dismukes, David Distler, and Mary Woolverton were awarded Pegasus Medals of Honor at the 2015 USEF Annual Meeting.

Nominations may be submitted in writing or via email and must include the nominee’s name, city, and state of residence, discipline(s) and/or breed(s), your reason for suggesting him/her, accomplishments, accolades, and any other information pertinent to any involvement in the horse industry, as well as high-resolution three photos of the nominee. Those submitting nominations must also include their name, mailing address, email address, and daytime telephone number in the event additional details are needed.

Submit nominations to:

Awards/Trisha Watkins
4047 Iron Works Parkway
Lexington, KY 40511
tlwatkins@usef.org
Fax: (859) 231-6662

 

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