Awards

Nominate your center's exceptional humans and horses

The nomination process has been simplified and is ongoing. Click here for information and nomination forms. Any nominations received after the deadline of the current year will be considered for the next year.

All winners for 2015 will be recognized at the 2015 PATH Intl. Conference and Annual Meeting Awards Banquet in Cleveland, OH, Friday, November 6, 2015.

2015 Award Winners
2014 Award Winners

2013 Award Winners

2012 Award Winners

2011 Award Winners
2010 Award Winners

2009 Award Winners

2015 PATH Intl. Award Winners

Congratulations 2015 PATH Intl. Exemplary Award Winners!

Pictures and bios coming soon!

Premier Accredited Centers are in green.

 

2015 PATH Intl. Adult Equestrian
Award
Cara Yar Khan
Region 5
Chastain Horse Park
Atlanta, GA

 

2015 PATH Intl. Child Equestrian Award
Joshua Kim
Region 8
R.O.C.K., Ride on Center for Kids
Georgetown, TX

 

2015 PATH Intl. Paul Spiers Independent Adult Equestrian Award
Josef Hudson
Region 5
Calvin Center Therapeutic Riding Program
Hampton, GA

 

2015 PATH Intl. Youth Equestrian Award
Tricia Sullivan
Region 7
BraveHearts Therapeutic Riding & Educational Center
Harvard, IL

 

2015 Sis Gould Driving Recognition Award
Lauren Fitzgerald
Region 2
High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, Inc.
Old Lyme, CT

 

2015 EFP/EAL Professional Award
Cheryl Meola
Region 3
Rocking Horse Ranch Therapeutic Riding Program
Greenville, NC


 

 2015 PATH International Equine Services for Heroes Equestrian Award
Mary Ballengee
Region 8
R.O.C.K., Ride on Center for Kids
Georgetown, TX

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2015 PATH Intl. James Brady
Professional Achievement Award


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2015 PATH Intl. Equine of the Year Award
 

Sponsored by:
Purina
The Equus Foundation

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2015 PATH Intl. Certified Professional of the Year Award

 Sponsored by Purina

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2015 PATH Intl. Volunteer of the Year Award

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2015 PATH Intl. Veterinarian of the Year Award

Sponsored by Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, makers of Adequan

2015 PATH Intl. President's Award

 

2015 PATH Intl. Volunteer Leadership Award: Membership

 

2015 PATH Intl. Volunteer Leadership Award: Education

 

2015 PATH Intl. Volunteer Leadership Award: Programs and Standards

 

2015 Region Award Winners

Pictures coming soon to the region pages. PATH Intl. Premier Accredited Centers are in green.

 

Region 1

Equine of the Year Chester Strongwater Farm Therapeutic Equestrian Center, Inc.
Tewksbury, MA
Certified Professional of the Year NA

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Veterinarian of the Year NA NA NA
Volunteer of the Year Gregory Wentworth Shepard Meadows Therapeutic Riding Center
Bristol, CT
Region 2
Equine of the Year White Roses' Lilly, "Lilly" Endeavor Therapeutic Horsemanship, Inc. Bedford, NY
Certified Professional of the Year Emily Wygod Endeavor Therapeutic Horsemanship, Inc. Bedford, NY
Veterinarian of the Year Dr. Rosemary Ganser Endeavor Therapeutic Horsemanship, Inc. Bedford, NY
Volunteer of the Year Caroline Black Endeavor Therapeutic Horsemanship, Inc. Bedford, NY
Region 3
Equine of the Year Levi EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program
Virginia Beach, VA
Certified Professional of the Year Linda Aikey Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program
Clifton, VA
Veterinarian of the Year Dr. Candace Thrift Rocking Horse Ranch Therapeutic Riding Program Greenville, NC
Volunteer of the Year Elizabeth Schwitz Rainbow Therapeutic Riding Center Haymarket, VA
Region 4
Equine of the Year Reo

Offering Alternative Therapy w/Smiles, Inc. (O.A.T.S.)

Clarkston, MI
Certified Professional of the Year Lauren Simak Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center
Chagrin Falls, OH
Veterinarian of the Year Dr. Colleen Porter Offering Alternative Therapy w/Smiles, Inc. (O.A.T.S.) Clarkston, MI
Volunteer of the Year Dave Barry Reins of Life, Inc.
South Bend, IN
Region 5
Equine of the Year Phantom Bethany's Equine & Aquatic TS, Inc. (BEATS)
Canton, GA
Certified Professional of the Year Cynthia King Bethany's Equine & Aquatic TS, Inc. (BEATS) Canton, GA
Veterinarian of the Year Dr. April Andrews Montgomery Area Nontraditional Equestrians
Pike Road, AL
Volunteer of the Year Kim Light Colby's Army Fairview, TN
Region 6
Equine of the Year Amanda Equul Access, Inc. Hutchinson, MN
Certified Professional of the Year Anne Anderson We Can Ride, Inc.
Minnetonka, MN
Veterinarian of the Year Dr. Judy Batker Three Gaits, Inc. Oregon, WI
Volunteer of the Year Anna Klinke Free SPIRIT Riders, Inc. Fond Du Lac, WI
Region 7
Equine of the Year Huff BraveHearts Therapeutic Riding & Educational Center Harvard, IL
Certified Professional of the Year Patrick McKevitt BraveHearts Therapeutic Riding & Educational Center Harvard, IL
Veterinarian of the Year Dr. Andrea McGowan Main Stay Therapeutic Farm
Richmond, IL
Volunteer of the Year Anna Vermett BraveHearts Therapeutic Riding & Educational Center Harvard, IL
Region 8
Equine of the Year AMIGOS IN JAGS, "Amigo" EQUEST Wylie, TX
Certified Professional of the Year Priscilla Lightsey R.O.C.K., Ride on Center for Kids
Georgetown, TX
Veterinarian of the Year Dr. Kurt Heite JoyRide Center, Inc. Magnolia, TX
Volunteer of the Year Smith Bazemore The Right Path Riding Academy Drumright, OK
Region 9
Equine of the Year Zorro Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center
Redmond, WA
Certified Professional of the Year NA NA NA
Veterinarian of the Year Dr. Ron Friedman Forward Stride
Beaverton, OR
Volunteer of the Year Lori Shepp Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center Redmond, WA
Region 10
Equine of the Year Mr. P Horses Help
Phoenix, AZ
Certified Professional of the Year Heather Cotterman Pikes Peak Therapeutic Riding Center
Elbert, CO
Veterinarian of the Year NA NA NA
Volunteer of the Year Elise Brenninkmeyer Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc.
Longmont, CO
Region 11
Equine of the Year Magic Marker, "Mark" Helen Woodward Animal Center Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Certified Professional of the Year Heidi Koch Xenophon Therapeutic Riding Center
Orinda, CA
Veterinarian of the Year NA NA NA
Volunteer of the Year Bev Winton EQUI-ED Santa Rosa, CA

Bios -- coming soon

 

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