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USA Equestrian
Equestrian Of Honor Trophy Named For Norman K. Dunn

The trophy for the USA Equestrian of Honor in the "In-Hand" division has been named in honor of the late Norman K. Dunn. The Equestrians of Honor are the finalists for the Richard P. Strub Trophy as the USA Equestrian of the Year.

Dunn served as the IAHA President and joined the faculty at Cal Poly University in August of 1960, assuming the directorship of the W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Center on March 1, 1964. The Colorado State University graduate served as Colorado Agricultural Extension Agent in Gunnison, Colorado prior to going to Kansas State and receiving his M.S. degree in Animal Science.

Dunn judged the U.S. and Canadian National Arabian shows twice each and also judged the Swedish National Championship show. He held judges cards for Arabians, Morgans, western and stock and saddle seat equitation. In 1995 Dunn was the recipient of the International Arabian Horse Association
President's Award and was voted Outstanding Professor in the School of Agriculture at Cal Poly University in 1974.

President International Arabian Horse Association 1991
1st Vice President International Arabian Horse Association 1989-90
2nd Vice President International Arabian Horse Association 1987-88
Member U.S. National Show Commission 1979-88
Chairman U.S. National Show Commission 1979-85
Chairman Judges Seminar Commission 1984-87
Chairman Equine Stress Management Committee 1988-91
Chairman AHSA Show Standards Committee 1987-88
Chief Steward 1984 Olympics - Dressage 1984
Vice-Chairman IAHA Judges Steering Committee 1984-85
Chairman CA Arabian Performance Futurity - Maturity Committee 1980-86
Past Chairman AHSA - Arabian Division Rules Committee
Past President/Director Arabian Horse Association of Southern California
Past Member AHSA Drugs and Medications Committee

USA 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.


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