Receives Overall Excellence Award
Gamma of Charlottesville, VA, is the winner of the Daniel P. Lenehan
Trophy, awarded for overall excellence at the USA Equestrian Media
Awards, for her photo, If the Shoe Really Fits.
2002 honorees represent a full spectrum of media outlets, including
print and broadcast journalism.
Established in 1993 as part of the "Making Strides for Equestrian
Sports" marketing campaign, the USA Equestrian Media Awards
are designed to acknowledge and encourage outstanding efforts
by the media to promote understanding and appreciation of equestrian
sports in the United States.
complete list of winners is as follows:
Equestrian Print Media - Publication: Dressage Today and Equus
Equestrian Print Media - Single Article: "So Shall You Reap"
- Denise Steffanus
Non-Equestrian Print Media: "A 20th Century Legend Lives
On" - Paula Rodenas
Internet Media: horseNpony.com
Broadcast Media: "Gold Medal Winner (a story of Amy Tryon)"-
Chris Daniels/Keith Bobach/Matt Peterson - KCPQ-TV
Photography: "If the Shoe Really Fits" - Brant Gamma
Equestrian Inc., as the National Equestrian Federation of the
U.S., is the regulatory body for the Olympic and World Championship
sports of dressage, driving, endurance, eventing, reining, show
jumping, and vaulting, as well as 19 other breeds and disciplines
of equestrian competition. As
the country's largest multi-breed organization, the Federation
has over 80,000 members and recognizes more than 2,800 competitions
nationwide each year. It governs all aspects of competition, including
educating and licensing all judges, stewards, and technical delegates
who officiate at these shows.
The vision of USA Equestrian is to provide leadership for equestrian
sport in the United States of America, promoting the pursuit of
excellence from the grass roots to the Olympic Games, based on
a foundation of fair, safe competition and the welfare of its
horses, and embracing this vision, to be the best national equestrian
federation in the world.