Attention Junior Equitation Riders! Don’t miss your chance to win the 2019 Shelby Drazan Memorial Award – enter in August!

Aug 19, 2019 | Announcements, Featured

Win one round-trip horse flight to Indoors plus $2,000 towards the Dover Saddlery/USEF Hunter Seat Medal entries

Now in its fourth year, The Shelby Drazan Memorial Award recognizes a Junior Equitation Rider that has displayed sportsmanship, integrity and passion in the show jumping arena and in his or her community.

In memory of Shelby, the Drazan family, together with HE Tex Sutton Forwarding Co., will award roundtrip air and ground transportation for one horse and equipment to the 2019 Indoor Horse Show Circuit. Additionally, the Drazan family will provide $2,000 towards entries for the Dover Saddlery/USEF Hunter Seat Medal at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, in Harrisburg, PA.

To apply, submit a written essay that touches on personal contributions you have made in your community, school and/or extracurricular activities. List any character traits that portray sportsmanship, integrity and passion. Please include your full name, address, e-mail address and phone number on the essay, and include two references.

Mark your calendars! Essays are due no later than September 1st. Please email them to Greg Otteson:

The winner will be announced during the Region 8 NHSAA/ASPCA Maclay Championships, on September 14th, during the Blenheim Fall Tournament at the Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park at San Juan Capistrano, CA.

*Flights will only be provided on regularly scheduled HE Sutton Flights, departing and returning to Ontario, CA. East Coast Ground transport to be donated by PA-based Johnson Horse Transportation