Elaine Enick Memorial Horse Whisperer Award
Established in 2017 in memory of Elaine Enick by her family and friends in recognition of her pursuit to find happiness and joy in everything and her enduring love of horses.
2019: Hearts Therapeutic Equestrian Center, Santa Barbara, CA, and Saving Horses, Encinitas, CA
The Michael & Kerry Gaynor Award
Established in 2018 by Michael and Kerry Gaynor as part of the Houses for Horses Grant program where horse property owners may designate a percentage of the sale of their properties to the EQUUS Foundation.
2019: All About Equine Animal Rescue, El Dorado Hills, CA
Lafitte De Muze Horse Whisperer Award
Established in 2018 by Cheryl Olsten in the name of her horse, Lafitte De Muze, to protect America's horses at risk for abuse and neglect, and to inspire others who experience the joy of horses to help ensure that all horses live in comfort and with dignity throughout their lives.
2019: Equine Rescue and Adoption Foundation, Palm City, FL
Mighty Nice Horse Whisperer Award
Established in 2018 by Caroline Moran in recognition of 2017 Horse Stars Hall of Fame Inductee Mighty Nice owned by HnD Group, which was formed in memory of the late Bruce Duchossois, who owned Mighty Nice before his passing in 2014.
2019: Standardbred Retirement Foundation, Cream Ridge, NJ
Richard L. Parish Memorial Horse Whisperer Award
Established in 2014 by the family of Richard L. Parish in recognition of his leadership and dedication for over 45 years to the causes supported by the Richard Laurence Parish Foundation.
2019: Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding, John’s Island, SC, Green Chimneys Children’s Services, Brewster, NY, and Special Equestrians, Warrington, PA
Warioto Farm & Joni Werthan Forever Farms Award
Established in 2018 by the Warioto Farm owned by Joni Werthan, an EQUUS Foundation Forever Farm dedicated to preserving open space for America's horses, especially carriage horses, and safeguarding their comfort and dignity throughout their lives.
2019: Draft Gratitude, Winchester, NH
Weisberg Family Foundation Horse Whisperer Award
Established in 2018 by the Weisberg Family Foundation, a private philanthropic organization with a passion for serving horses, children and veterans.
2019: The Equus Effect, Sharon, CT