2014 EQUUS Foundation/USEF Humanitarian Award Nominations Due October 31st

(L-R) Lynn Coakley, Margo Dewkett, 2013 Humanitarian Award Recipient, and John Long. Photo courtesy of Adam Brennan/USEF.
(L-R) Lynn Coakley, Margo Dewkett, 2013 Humanitarian Award Recipient, and John Long. Photo courtesy of Adam Brennan/USEF.

Westport, CT - September 26, 2014 - 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. Nominations are due on or before October 31, 2014.

The award will be presented at the Pegasus Awards Dinner on Friday, January 16, 2015, 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.

Nomination Deadline - October 31, 2014

Nomination information and the link to the online nomination form is available at http://www.equusfoundation.org/humanitarian-award.php. For more information about the nominations process, contact Trisha Watkins at the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) at tlwatkins@usef.org.

About EQUUS Foundation: The EQUUS Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity established in 2002, also known as Horse Charities of America, is dedicated to improving the quality of life of horses, enabling the therapeutic use of horses for those in need, fostering the horse-human bond, and educating the public about the horse's unique ability to empower, teach and heal. Donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. Contact the EQUUS Foundation, Inc., at 168 Long Lots Road, Westport, CT 06880, Tele: (203) 259-1550, E-Mail: equus@equusfoundation.org, Website: www.equusfoundation.org.




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