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USEF Accepting Lifetime Achievement Nominations


Lexington, KYThe United States Equestrian Federation is now accepting nominations for the 2005 USEF Lifetime Achievement Award. The USEF Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual whose “lifetime experience and accomplishments exemplify uncommon devotion to the sport of competition with horses and whose equestrian career and horsemanship have continually elevated the sport’s excellence.” This year’s honoree will be presented the Jimmy A. Williams trophy during the 2006 USEF Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.


Nominations should include the nominee’s name, city and state of residence, discipline(s) and/or breed(s), reason(s) for nominating him or her, and any other materials or information pertinent to the nominee’s involvement in the horse industry. In addition, include your name, mailing address and daytime telephone number, so the USEF may contact you if additional details are required. 


Please be aware that the USEF Lifetime Achievement Award is not awarded posthumously. The nominee should be living, but no longer actively competing in equestrian sport. 


Nominations should be sent to the following address and must be received by August 26, 2005.


Kristyn Kay

Awards Department, USEF

4047 Iron Works Parkway

Lexington, KY  40511


Fax:  (859) 231-6662



Editor’s note: Previous honorees include such legends as Frank D. Chapot, John H. Fritz, Kenneth and Sallie Wheeler, Clarence L. "Honey" Craven, Jack Le Goff, Edward and Nina Bonnie, William C. Steinkraus, and Bertalan de Nemethy.

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