Special Awards and our Year End Banquet

SPECIAL YEAR END AWARDS

JUNIOR RIDER OF THE YEAR
The Junior Rider of the Year is awarded to the junior rider with the highest accumulated points in any one division. The junior rider receives a $200 Bursary from the Georgian Bay Zone towards their trainer of choice. Riders may not win this award more than once within a 2 year period.

AMATEUR RIDER OF THE YEAR
This award is presented to the amateur rider with the highest accumulated points in any one division. The rider receives a $200 Bursary from the Georgian Bay Zone towards their trainer of choice. Riders may not win this award more than once within a 3 year period.

JUNIOR EQUITATION AWARD
Awarded to the junior rider with the highest numbers of points combined in A, B, or C equitation on the flat and over fences. Riders may not win this award more than once within a 2 year period.

HIGH POINT HORSE OF THE YEAR
Awarded to the horse with the highest number of points in any one or two divisions.

TRAINER OF THE YEAR
Trainer of the Year is awarded to the trainer receiving the highest number of votes from other trainers within the Georgian Bay Zone. This award is to recognize a knowledgeable, talented trainer who demonstrates a high level of sportsmanship not only to their students, but those around them and demonstrated the true attributes the zone wishes to see exhibited in a trainer. To be eligible for the award and to vote, trainers must be listed with the Georgian Bay Zone and are asked to send 2 nominations other than themselves to thjagbz@gmail.com or to the Facebook Page for THJA Georgian Bay Zone prior to October 1, 2017.

SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD
The Sportsmanship Award is presented to an individual in the Georgian Bay Zone who demonstrates respect, caring, fairness, selflessness, honest and integrity at all times. Must be 2012 THJA member to vote however, all individuals who help and participate in the zone may be nominated. Nominations must be sent to thjagbz@gmail.com or to the Facebook Page for THJA Georgian Bay Zone prior to October 1, 2017.

THJA GBZ AWARD FOR DEDICATION AND CONTRIBUTION TO THE CIRCUIT IN MEMORY OF CLIFF HAINES
This award is to recognize a member of the show circuit whose dedication and contribution to the zone helps either an individual show or multiple shows run smoothly and efficiently. There are many individuals who take part in the zone from the smallest chore to the most daunting task that are required to make the shows possible recognizing the show managers, the announcers, the officials, the ringcrew, the prep teams, the in-gates and many others. Must be a current THJA member to vote however, all individuals who help and participate in the zone may be nominated. Nominations should be sent to thjagbz@gmail.com or to the Facebook Page for THJA Georgian Bay Zone.

YEAR END BANQUET

2017 BANQUET INFORMATION COMING SOON

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Thank You to Our 2014 Donors and Sponsors
Highview Farms
The Horse Habit
Willowcrest Farm
Anning Mills Farm
MacGregor Equestrian Farm
Andrea Corvari
The Horses at Macgregor
Coachlight Stables
Blue Mountain Collision & Glass
Dapple Gray
My Barn Child
Spiced Equestrian
Jack Pine Equestrian Centre
Mango Bay
Elizabeth McCowan
Brightside Tack Shoppe
Stonetree Farms
Kolapore Springs Fine Foods
Bayshore Feeds
Ogilvy Equestrian
Dawn & Jane Ashby
My Barn Child
Sew Equestrian
Pony Up Equestrian
Ecolicious Equestrian
Stayner Town & Country
Rushmount Equine Sports
Greystone Farms
Christine Martin
Lindsey Jukes
Sandy Acres Equestrian Centre

Special Thanks to the Sponsors of the 2014 Georgian Riding Association for Challenged Equestrians Candy Bar and Draw.
Blue Mountain Veterinary Clinic and Blue Mountain Resorts