Horse & Hound Awards 2019
Welcome to the home of the Horse & Hound Awards. The fourth glittering, star-studded ceremony will see us honour the heroes of 2019 at Cheltenham Racecourse on Wednesday 4 December.
Nominations for all awards will open during the first week of August, with all awards nominated and voted for by you, our readers, with the exception of the lifetime achievement winner, who will once again be chosen by a Horse & Hound panel.
Appreciating the singular difference this skilled veterinary professional has made to a horse or horse’s lives — in sport and/or leisure.
2018 winner: Alastair Field
Honouring the dedication, skill, sheer effort and love of equines this individual exerts to ensure the best care of their charges day and night. View the winner and those on the shortlist.
2018 winner: Jane Felton, who runs Irish eventer Jonty Evans’ yard
Recognising the sacrifice made by this volunteer to enable countless others to enjoy their sport or profession week in, week out.
2018 winner: Keith Watkins
Celebrating up-and-coming talent in the horse world. Nominees must be under 25 years old on the day of the H&H Awards (8 November).
2018 winner: Charlotte Fry
Honouring someone in the horse world who has inspired others to great deeds through their life, work or achievements.
2018 winner: Daisy Sadler
Celebrating the organisation that brings riders together and best supports them in achieving their goals — changing riders’ experiences for the better.
2018 winner: Aberdeen Riding Club
Acknowledging the rider who does not make their living from riding, training or competing horses, yet dedicates themselves entirely to their passion.
2018 winner: Katie Preston
Honouring the greatest rider of our age, who is a hero and inspiration to the rest, and whose ability is a blessing for both their horses and our sport.
2018 winner: Ros Canter
Celebrating our equestrian hero of today, the horse or pony who is at the top of his or her game and is pure joy to watch in the flesh and on our screens.
2018 winner: Arctic Soul
Appreciating the single moment in equestrian sport that has most vehemently captured our imaginations — wowing, astounding or delighting us.
2018 winner: Tim and Jonelle Price winning both British four-stars
Celebrating the life and work of the individual whose contribution to equestrian sport is little rivalled and worthy of sincerest praise.
2018 winner: Cptn. Mark Phillips