Do you know someone who deserves to be recognized for their contributions to the equestrian community? Nominate them for an award through the Ontario Equestrian Federation to celebrate their accomplishments!
Applications are due on Friday, Sept. 5 and are being accepted in the following award categories:
Yvonne Collard Award – Awarded to an Adult member of the OEF who has made an outstanding contribution of time and effort to Ontario equestrian sport, recreation, industry and/or equine welfare.
Cassie Bonnar Award – Presented to a Junior member of the OEF who has made an outstanding contribution of time and effort to Ontario equestrian sport, recreation, industry and/or equine welfare.
OEF Sponsor of the Year Award – Presented to an individual or corporation making a very special sponsorship gift to support equestrian activity.
Sandra Sillcox Award – Awarded to an official who is deemed to have enhanced or improved competition activity through their judgment, tact and effectiveness.
OEF Media of the Year Award – Awarded to the media outlet or writer/photographer that provides the best piece (print or electronic) about an equestrian activity in the period from Sept. 1 of the previous year to Aug. 31 of the current year.
OEF Coach of the Year Award – Awarded to the Equine Canada certified coach whose dedication and skill has touched both human and equine athletes.
OEF/ “Just Add Horses” Environmental Award – Awarded to an OEF Horse Facilities Council member who demonstrates and promotes environmentally friendly practices at their facility.
People Make a Difference Award – In recognition of the behind-the-scenes effort of many equine enthusiasts, the OEF bestows “People Make a Difference” Awards upon recipients identified by each of our member associations.
For more information, or to download application forms, visit www.horse.on.ca/programs/awards