Princess Anne, president of the British Horse Society, presented the society’s awards at their recent AGM on 28 June.

These included the Awards of Merit, traditionally given to those who work for the society in a voluntary capacity.

The Award of Merit (given for outstanding services to the BHS) were awarded to the following:

  • Carolyn Andrews (Kemerton, Gloucestershire)

  • Sue Rogers (Lanchester, Durham)

  • Ailsa Pease (Barnard Castle, Co Durham)

  • Sylvia Sullivan-Talyour (Warminster, Wiltshire)

  • Dr Sheila Bell (Co Down, Northern Ireland)

    British Riding Club Honorary Life Vice President Award

    John Holt (Preston, Lancashire)President’s Award

    Michael Clayton (Oakham, Rutland)