|Dressage Canada Announces the Dressage Canada Hall of Fame||| Print ||
October 28, 2009 — Dressage Canada is pleased to announce the establishment of the Dressage Canada Hall of Fame. Through the Hall of Fame, Dressage Canada will share, celebrate and appreciate the all significant Canadian contributors to the sport of dressage.
With plans in place to hold the first Hall of Fall gala ceremony in spring 2010, Dressage Canada will honour the achievements of the people and horses that have made outstanding contributions to the growth and development of dressage in Canada.
The following categories have been established for the Dressage Canada Hall of Fame. More categories may be added in the future. In any year, there will not necessarily be an induction in any or all categories.
· Builder — Individual
· Builder — Organization
· Horse or pony
· Lifetime Achievement Award
“It is our hope that future inductees into the Hall of Fame will inspire our dressage community, particularly our youth, to further and greater individual and team accomplishments,” said Dressage Canada chair, Sue Rothgeb.
Nominations for candidates to be considered for acceptance into the Hall of Fame are welcomed and encouraged. For additional information on the Dressage Canada Hall of Fame and nomination forms, please visit the Dressage Canada section of the Equine Canada website at www.equinecanada/dressage.
About Dressage Canada
Dressage Canada, as a committee of Equine Canada, is the National governing body for Dressage in Canada. Dressage Canada's objective is to foster the growth of Dressage and the pursuit of excellence in the sport at the local, national and international levels. Dressage Canada provides support and guidance to both amateur and professional through the following programs: coaching education and programs, officials’ education and programs, rules & qualifying criteria, sport development, publications & awards. For more information about Dressage Canada, please visit the Dressage section of the Equine Canada site.
About Equine Canada
Equine Canada is Canada’s national governing body for equestrianism. A member-driven, charitable institution, it is the executive branch of the Canadian Equestrian Team, and the national authority for equestrian competition; the national voice for recreational riders; and the national association for equine welfare, breeding, and industry. Equine Canada is recognised by the Government of Canada, the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), and the Canadian Olympic Committee as the national organisation representing equestrian sport and equine interests. For more information about Equine Canada, please visit equinecanada.ca.