October 30 Deadline for EQUUS Foundation Humanitarian Award Nominations

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Nominations are now being accepted for the EQUUS Foundation's highest honor. The 2017 Humanitarian Award will be presented at the Pegasus Awards Dinner on Friday, January 12, 2018, during the US Equestrian Annual Meeting in Lexington, Kentucky.

The Humanitarian Award 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.

The EQUUS Foundation Humanitarian Award was jointly established by the EQUUS Foundation and US Equestrian in 2009 to celebrate the humanitarian achievements made by members of the equine community.

From improving the health and welfare of the horse, to promoting and expanding the general public's appreciation and respect of the diverse role of horses, the recipient of this award will be an individual or group of individuals who has devoted considerable personal time to making the quality of life of our equine partners paramount.

The goal of this humanitarian honor is to spotlight and exalt the selfless dedication one individual or a group of individuals has made, whether on a regional or national scale.

For more information visit www.equusfoundation.org/humanitarian.

Nominations close on October 30th!

The EQUUS Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity established in 2002, also known as Horse Charities of America, the only national animal welfare charity in the United States dedicated solely to horse welfare and the horse-human bond. 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: mail@equusfoundation.org, Website: www.equusfoundation.org.

Established in 1917, the United States Equestrian Federation (US Equestrian), the governing body of equestrian sport in the United States, is dedicated bringing the joy of horse sports to as many people as possible. Learn more about the US Equestrian at www.usequestrian.org.