October 28 deadline for 2016 EQUUS Foundation/USEF Humanitarian Award Nominations


The EQUUS Foundation Humanitarian Award was jointly established by the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) and the EQUUS Foundation in 2009 to celebrate the humanitarian achievements made by members of the equine community.

The award will be presented at the Pegasus Awards Dinner on Friday, January 13, 2017, during the USEF Annual Meeting in Lexington, Kentucky. The recipient will have the opportunity to select an equine charity on the Foundation’s Equine Welfare Network to receive a $5,000 grant from the EQUUS Foundation.

Anna Ford and Lynn Coakley
2015 Recipient Anna Ford (center), Chrystine Tauber, USEF President (left) and Lynn Coakley, EQUUS Foundation, President (right).

Nomination Deadline
October 28, 2016

Nomination information and the link to the online nomination form is availablehere. For more information about the nominations process, contact Trisha Watkins at the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) attlwatkins@usef.org.

The EQUUS Foundation is the only national charity solely dedicated to horse welfare and the horse-human bond. We provide resources to over 1,000 equine charities across the United States, and award over $250,000 annually to organizations operating at the highest standards for horse care and use, and for programs where it is needed most.