Emma and Georgina Bloomberg Horse Whisperer Award
Established in 2019 by the EQUUS Foundation in honor of Emma and Georgina Bloomberg.
2019: Omega Horse Rescue and Rehabilitation Center, Airville, PA
Samantha "Sam" Calzone Memorial Horse Whisperer Award
Established in 2019 in memory of Samantha Calzone as a tribute to Samantha's life and her everlasting passion for horses.
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: Saving Horses, Inc., Encinitas, CA
Renee Farmer Memorial Horse Whisperer Award
Established in 2019 in memory of Renee Farmer by Paul Guilden and Mikelle Terson.
2019: Standardbred Retirement Foundation, Cream Ridge, NJ
The Michael & Kerry Gaynor Horse Whisperer Award
Established in 2018 by the EQUUS Foundation in appreciation of Michael & Kerry Gaynor's innovative approach to philanthropy in establishing the Houses for Horses Grant program.
2019: Equine Rescue and Adoption Foundation, Palm City, FL
Joan & George Hornig Horse Whisperer Award
Established in 2019 by the EQUUS Foundation in honor of Joan & George Hornig in appreciation of their boundless compassion and selfless generosity.
2019: The Equus Effect, Sharon, CT
Francis P. (Frank) Kruel Memorial Horse Whisperer Award
Established in 2019 in memory of Frank Kruel by his friends.
2019: Mitchell Farm Equine Retirement, Inc., Salem, CT
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: Return to Freedom, Lompoc, CA, & Safe Haven Equine Rescue & Retirement Home, Inc., Gilmer, TX
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: Kentucky Equine Adoption Center, Lexington, KY
Newstead Foundation Horse Whisperer Award
Established in 2019 by the EQUUS Foundation in recognition of the long-standing dedication of the Newstead Foundation and the Firestone Family to safeguarding of comfort and dignity of horses throughout their lives.
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, & Special Equestrians, Warrington, PA
Warioto Farm & Joni Werthan Forever Farms Horse Whisperer Award
Established in 2018 by the EQUUS Foundation in appreciation of Joni Werthan and the Warioto Farm as the inaugural EQUUS Foundation Forever Farm dedicated to preserving open space for America's horses and safeguarding their comfort and dignity throughout their lives, especially America's carriage horses and in memory of her beloved "Magical Max".
2019: Draft Gratitude, Winchester, NH