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USA Equestrian
Gamma Receives Overall Excellence Award

Brant Gamma of Charlottesville, VA, is the winner of the Daniel P. Lenehan Trophy, awarded for overall excellence at the USA Equestrian Media Awards, for her photo, If the Shoe Really Fits.

The 2002 honorees represent a full spectrum of media outlets, including print and broadcast journalism.
Established in 1993 as part of the "Making Strides for Equestrian Sports" marketing campaign, the USA Equestrian Media Awards are designed to acknowledge and encourage outstanding efforts by the media to promote understanding and appreciation of equestrian sports in the United States.

A complete list of winners is as follows:

· Equestrian Print Media - Publication: Dressage Today and Equus

· Equestrian Print Media - Single Article: "So Shall You Reap" - Denise Steffanus

· Non-Equestrian Print Media: "A 20th Century Legend Lives On" - Paula Rodenas

· Internet Media:

· Broadcast Media: "Gold Medal Winner (a story of Amy Tryon)"- Chris Daniels/Keith Bobach/Matt Peterson - KCPQ-TV

· Photography: "If the Shoe Really Fits" - Brant Gamma


USA Equestrian Inc., as the National Equestrian Federation of the U.S., is the regulatory body for the Olympic and World Championship sports of dressage, driving, endurance, eventing, reining, show jumping, and vaulting, as well as 19 other breeds and disciplines of equestrian competition. As
the country's largest multi-breed organization, the Federation has over 80,000 members and recognizes more than 2,800 competitions nationwide each year. It governs all aspects of competition, including educating and licensing all judges, stewards, and technical delegates who officiate at these shows.
The vision of USA Equestrian is to provide leadership for equestrian sport in the United States of America, promoting the pursuit of excellence from the grass roots to the Olympic Games, based on a foundation of fair, safe competition and the welfare of its horses, and embracing this vision, to be the best national equestrian federation in the world.


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