The United States Equestrian Federation has announced the nomination criteria for its Heroes for Horses Award, to be presented at the 2007 Pegasus Awards, Jan. 12, in Louisville, Ky. It is the second year that the prestigious award will be given. This award is presented to an individual(s) or organization(s) that have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to the protection and welfare of horses over a period of many years and/or have saved equines through an act of courage and resolve during a crisis situation.
Nominations will be taken from the members and staff of the USEF. Nominations must be submitted with a thorough description of the nominee’s efforts on behalf of the welfare of equines. This background information may include any published articles or other news coverage of that individual’s efforts. The nomination submission must include the names and contact information of other references to support this nomination.
Unfortunately, you must act fast, as nominations are due to USEF Awards Director Kristyn Kay no later than close of business on Friday, Dec. 8. The USEF awards committee and senior staff will review the nominations and select the recipient of the annual Heroes for Horses Award. For more information regarding the award, contact Kristyn Kay at firstname.lastname@example.org.