Congratulations to the 2018 Equestrian Canada National Award Recipients
Equestrian Canada – Ottawa, ON, April 11, 2019 – Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to announce the 2018 National Award recipients, recognized for their impressive achievements and contributions to the growth and success of the Canadian equestrian community.
The 2018 recipients are as follows. Click on the recipient’s name to learn more.
2018 EC NATIONAL AWARD RECIPIENTS
Gold Medal Award
Volunteer of the Year, Presented by Henry Equestrian
Equestrian of the Year – The Dr. George Jacobsen Trophy / Junior Equestrian of the Year – The Gillian Wilson Trophy
Horse of the Year
Owners: Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu, Marc-Andre Beaulieu and Craig Fraser
Owner of the Year
Canadian Bred Horse of the Year
Owner: Brennan McCullagh
Breeder: Wilf and Karen McKay / WKM Stables
Canadian Breeder of the Year, Presented by John Deere
Media Award – The Susan Jane Anstey Trophy
EC would like to thank everyone who participated in the 2018 EC National Awards, including the many individuals who submitted nominations to support deserving individuals. Across the board, the quality of the nominations was extremely high for 2018, which is a testament to the world-class athletes, owners, officials, organizations, volunteers and supporters within the Canadian equestrian industry.
EC would also like to thank the Awards Committee for their time and effort in selecting the 2018 recipients, with support and input from EC stakeholders and experts. The 2019 EC Awards Committee is comprised of Carla Robin (Chair), Jennifer Anstey, Michael Boyd, Peggy Hambly, Karen Sparks and Robyn Tremblay.
Stay tuned for more information on the 2018 EC National Award presentations. Details coming soon!
About the EC National Awards Program
The EC National Awards are presented annually to celebrate the impressive achievements of individuals, equines and organizations who have contributed to the growth and success of the equestrian community. For more information, visit www.equestrian.ca/about/national-awards.
Questions or comments regarding the 2018 EC National Awards can be directed to:
EC Awards Committee Chair
EC Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications