Nominations Open for Equestrian Canada Awards

Past winner Tosca Holmes-Smith (Junior equestrian) with Grace O'Malley
Credit : Sportfot

Tuesday 15 January - 14h42 | Edited press release

Nominations Open for Equestrian Canada Awards

Nominations have officially opened for the Equestrian Canada (EC) National Awards, and will remain open until Feb. 11, 2019 at 4 p.m. Eastern Time.

 - Nominations Open for Equestrian Canada Awards

Similar to their American counterparts, the EC Awards recognize achievements of individuals, equines and organizations who have contributed to the growth and success of the equestrian community over the past year.

EC Sport Licence Holders, Registered Participants and Affiliates are encouraged to submit nominations through the new EC Awards Portal.

The following awards are open for nominations:
·       Lifetime Achievement Award
·       Gold Medal Award
·       Equestrian of the Year – The Dr. George Jacobsen Trophy
·       Junior Equestrian of the Year – The Gillian Wilson Trophy
·       Horse of a Lifetime – The Hickstead Trophy
·       Horse of the Year - NEW
·       Canadian Bred Horse of the Year
·       Canadian Breeder of the Year
·       Volunteer of the Year
·       Owner of the Year
·       Equestrian Canada Media Award – The Susan Jane Anstey    
·       Health & Welfare Award

Full award criteria, information and nomination forms can be found at A list of last year's winners can be found here. 

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