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The British Horse Society Awards Ceremony 2017

The British Horse Society Awards

President’s Award: Yogi Breisner FBHS

For the person who has given truly outstanding service to the Society over a period of years 

Award of Merit: Sabrina Jones FBHS and Fiona Britten, BHS Somerset

For excellent service to the Society over a period of years

Long Service Awards 

40 Years: Donald Kear

35 Years: Gillian Storrs
Jane Kerswell
Rossie Theobald

30 Years: Barbara Housley
Paula Leverton
Geoffrey Fairfoull
Sandy Sandon
Moira Pemberton
Lesley Broadhurst
Avril Sleeman

25 Years: Alex Pyper
Anne Rillie
Marjory Wroe
Diane Beach

BRC Long Service Awards

30 Years: Wendy Bell

25 Years: Penny Jann

 

Access Award: Essex Bridleways Association

For excellent service by an organisation in furtherance of enhanced equestrian access

Access Award: Hugh Craddock, Strathearn Equine Access Group

For excellent service by a volunteer or group in furtherance of enhanced equestrian access

The Lady Elizabeth Kirk Award: Mike Hardy, The National Trust

For the best voluntary dedication of a bridleway

Safety Award: Canewdon's Equestrians

For excellent service by a person, persons, or group in the cause of road safety in their community

Tarquin Trophy: Greater Manchester Police

For excellent service by an organisation, business or business associate in the cause of equestrian safety

Welfare Award: The British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) Trust
Angela Mawle (posthumous)
Dean Bland

For excellent service in the cause of equine welfare

Approvals Award: Pennant Park Riding Club

For the Approved Centre that has made the greatest difference to their
community

Education Award - Instructor of the Year: Rebecca Bates, Ekko Equestrian

For the Instructor who has made the greatest difference to their students and in the field of equestrian training

Fundraising Award: Kayti Harvey, BHS Hampshire

For a superlative effort in raising funds for the Society

BRC Riding Club of the Year: Atherstone and District Riding Club

For the club which has gained the most points during the year

BRC Volunteer of the Year: Ann Wilson

For the person who has dedicated their time and expertise at both local and national level

BRC Leo Harris Award: Arthur Stevens

For services to affiliated Riding Clubs and Area Liaison

The Bodynfoel Award: Jo Hughes and Carol Bryce, BHS Wales

For excellent service in promoting the work of the Society

Helen Barton-Smith Silver Stirrup Award: Michael Butcher

For meritorious work in support of young riders

Volunteer of the Year: Margaret Bunnett, Girvan and District Riding Club

For the volunteer who has made a positive impact on their fellow volunteer and/or a significant achievement for the Society

Chairman’s Commendation: BHS Nottinghamshire committee

For exceptional work by a BHS committee, British Riding Club or Equestrian Access Group

Equine Personality of the Year: Dapper, RDA, The Winton Group, North Ayrshire

For the horse or pony that does the most for people

The Elwyn Hartley-Edwards Award: Lizzie Greenwood-Hughes

For a writer, broadcaster or publication whose work has been particularly beneficial to the wellbeing of the horse

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