2015 Annual Awards Nominations
It is that time of the year to start thinking about our AHHS Annual Award nominations!
Below you will find the descriptions for the 7 available awards. If you know someone you would like to nominate please scroll down to the bottom of the page and follow the nomination instructions.
**Note: Nominations will close November 1, 2014**
Anna Lee Spires Judd Amateur Exhibitor Award
Awarded to an exhibitor of Hackneys whose performances in the show ring set standards of competition, sportsmanship, and appeal to the general viewing public.
John H. & Maybelle L. Costello National Breeder Award
Awarded to a breeder of Hackneys who has created an impact on the breed as a whole by adding valuable characteristics and improving the Hackney through its development. This honoree will have raised notable individuals whose progeny have gone on to great success both in the
show ring and breeding world.
Junior Exhibitor Award
Awarded to a junior exhibitor who through his/her efforts has encouraged other youths to participate in the Hackney breed. This individual must exhibit outstanding sportsmanship, suitability to the division in which they participate, presentation of the entries shown, and work to enhance the promotion of the breed through their representation.
Lydia Luhman Pederson National Distinguished Service Award
Awarded to a member of the American Hackney Horse Society who without compensation contributed his/her energies into the improvement of the AHHS, its activities, and membership.
“Spirit Of The Youth Medallion” National Award
Awarded to a youth who has demonstrated an exceptional desire to participate with a Hackney. The first award was given in 2002.
Bill G. Robinson National Trainer Award
Awarded to a trainer who personifies the training and exhibiting of Hackneys for the year. The memorial award was first given in the year 2001.
Elsa Mikkelsen Distinguished Service Award
Awarded to a member of the American Hackney Horse Society who has contributed his/her energies to the promotion of the Hackney Horse or Pony.
Please send all nominations to:
930 Leesburg Pike
Georgetown, KY 40324
Or email to:
- Nominations will only be accepted by mail or at this specific email address. Please no phone calls or emails to a personal email account.
- Please include the name of the award, the name of the individual, and explain why you think this individual should receive the award.
While only one award will be given to a person in any given year, nominees may be nominated for more than one award if they fit the qualifications