Saddlebred Individual Awards Nominations Due
RELEASE: October 22, 2008
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: By Jessica Fisher
With the competition season drawing to a close, final nominations from its membership for the American Saddlebred Horse Association’s (ASHA) individual awards are due at ASHA no later than the close of business Friday, October 31, 2008.
Each year, the association’s highest honors are presented at the annual Saddlebred Ball, held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting. This year, both the Annual Meeting and the Ball will be held at the Griffin Gate Marriott Resort in Lexington, KY, February 12-14, 2009. The Ball is set for Saturday evening, February 14, 2009.
All of the awards—Lifetime Achievement, Meritorious Service, Breeders Hall of Fame, Breeder of the Year, C.J. Cronan and Lurline Roth Sportsmanship Awards, Frank Ogletree Youth Award, Gordon Jenkins International Award, Gillenwater Family Trophy and the Wing Commander Medal—are explained in detail at www.saddlebred.com/ASHA-Awards
Members wishing to make nominations should respond in writing explaining in detail why an individual is deserving of a specific award. The nominations are reviewed by the Association’s Executive Committee and other committees as necessary; no more than three finalists in each category are chosen to be voted upon by the full board of directors.
Please send nominations to ASHA, c/o Brenda Newell, 4083 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY 40511, by fax to (859) 259-1628, or email to email@example.com
; please include “Award Nomination” in the subject line.