2020 Equine Industry Vision Award

Nomination Deadline Date: February 5, 2020

Download guidelines and nomination ballot:

2020 Equine Industry Vision Award Guidelines [pdf]
2020 Nomination Ballot [pdf – FILLABLE FORM]


For more information about the Equine Industry Vision Award, contact: Judy Lincoln, Equine Industry Vision Award Coordinator at 386-760-7743 or e-mail AHorsePubs2@aol.com


The Equine Industry Vision Award is given annually in recognition of outstanding leadership, creativity and meritorious contribution toward positive changes in the equine industry. This distinguished award is a unique opportunity to publicly recognize ingenuity, originality and effective innovation that exemplifies commitment, dedication and service to this industry.


Nominees may include individuals or organizations. They may be recognized for a single outstanding visionary achievement or for sustained outstanding contributions that have made a profound impact on the equine industry. In the case of nomination for a single achievement, nominees should have devoted themselves to a given task whose magnitude, significance and repercussions warrant a level of recognition beyond the purpose served. The achievement in question should be complete or measurable to the degree that the judges can come to an accurate assessment of its consequences and degree of success. The nominees may or may not come directly from the equine industry, but their achievement(s) must have created paradigm shifts in the perception of the industry.


The nominee’s performance in relation to the achievement(s) cited should demonstrate the following attributes and abilities:

  1. The vision and innovation of a true pioneer.
  2. Leadership, commitment, dedication and willingness to serve.
  3. Original and effective ideas and/or products, services, programs.
  4. High moral, ethical and professional standards.

Past Recipients