Equestrian Now Accepting Applications For 2002 Media Awards
Equestrian's 2002 Annual Media Awards are now open for nominations.
The deadline for nominations to be received in the Lexington office
November 22, 2002.
panel of media experts will judge the awards on Friday, December
6 and the winners will be notified by December 13. The 2002 USA
Equestrian Awards for Media Excellence will be presented formally
on the evening of Friday January 17, 2003, at the 2003 USA Equestrian
Annual Meeting at the Marriott Griffin
Gate in Lexington, Kentucky.
2001 winners of the awards were:
* Equestrian Print Media, Publication: The American Quarter Horse
* Equestrian Print Media, Single Article: "Leap Into History"
- Gayle Gerlach Stewart
* Non-Equestrian Print Media: "Olympians Provide Thrill to
Horse Owners" by Suzanne Bush
* Internet Media: Horsesdaily.com
* Broadcast Media: "The Horse Show with Rick Lamb" -
Diana Baines, Producer
* Photography: "Just Say Whoa" - Cappy Jackson
2002 USA Equestrian Media Awards application form can be downloaded
on the USA Equestrian web site
or a hard is available from the Marketing Department at 859-225-6974.
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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.
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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.