British Horse Foundation Awards Dinner
The British Horse Foundation Awards Dinner and Ceremony took place on Saturday 11th January 2020 at The Leonardo Royal London City Hotel, celebrating the achievements of the wonderful people who make our horse industry a success and raising funds to invest in better breeding, research and education, all with the common goal of improving the lives of horses and ponies!
The event started with a Drinks Reception sponsored by Competition Stallions, and followed with a 4 course Dinner and Awards Ceremony, hosted by Master of Ceremonies, Harry Meade.
The Awards Dinner was a time to don your black tie and posh frocks and celebrate the achievements of the diverse elements of our horse world, including breeding, caring for horses, teaching people to ride and recognising those who have made a lifetime's contribution.
Amongst the awards presented on the evening were:
Anglo European Studbook Award
British Hanoverian Horse Society Awards
The World Horse Welfare ‘Unbreakable Bond’ Award
Richard Matson Memorial Trophy
The Tomlinson Equine Award
Horse & Hound Outstanding Mare Award recognising the importance of the mare in breeding quality sport horses
British Equestrian Federation Award
Haddon Training British Grooms Awards
SEIB Livery Yard and Riding School Awards
The Stallion AI Services Meritoire lifetime achievement award for services to the performance sport horse and pony breeding industry – winner kept secret until the evening!
Pictures courtesy of Craig Payne Photography