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FEI Award winners announced at General Assembly

Five women from around the world were recognized for their contributions to equestrian sport.
FEI Award winners announced at General Assembly

Five women were rewarded for their outstanding contribution to equestrianism at the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) Awards ceremony on Monday,  November 14 at Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana Palace Hotel.

The FEI is proud to announce that the winners of the FEI Awards 2011 are:

  • Soraya Ourrais (FRA/MAR)
    Development Award
     
  • Nina Lamsam Ligon (THA/USA) 
    HSBC Rising Star Award
     
  • Alice Gaillard (FRA)
    Best Groom Award
     
  • Meg Wade (AUS)
    Against All Odds Award
     
  • Adelinde Cornelissen (NED)
    Reem Acra Best Athlete

“Equestrianism is one of the only sports in which men and women compete as equals and we are proud of that," said FEI President Princess Haya. "But the accomplishments, dedication, determination and courage of our winners really stood out among the many nominations – male and female – that we received. Adelinde, Alice, Nina, Meg and Soraya are an example and an inspiration to the entire equestrian community.”

Source: Horse Channel.com

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