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The Louisiana Equine Council 
proudly presents
The Louisiana Equestrians Hall of Fame

 Download and complete these two forms to submit your nomination. Forms must be received between August 1 and September 30 of the current calendar year. 

Anyone may nominate a candidate for the Louisiana Equine Council Hall of Fame award. A candidate must have had a great and favorable impact on the Louisiana equine industry. Membership in the Louisiana Equine Council Hall of Fame is a means of honoring those whose efforts have been valuable and integral to the Louisiana equine industry while being unselfish in the nature of their actions. This award is not merely to congratulate people for being successful competitors, breeders, etc. 

 

Nominees will automatically remain on the ballot for further consideration for a total of five (5) consecutive years, if not selected upon initial nomination. It is not necessary to re-nominate during that period; however, it is suggested that updated information be provided (such as updated contact information, additional awards, etc.) After a total of (5) years, the nominee must be resubmitted for consideration.

 

Criteria:

  • Nominee must have made outstanding and significant contributions to the Louisiana equine industry over a significant period of years as a breeder, educator, competitor, researcher, and/or trainer, etc.

  • The contributions must have been influential to and supportive of the growth of the equine industry.

  • The nominee must be known to practice fair and humane treatment of animals at all times.

  • This award may be given posthumously. 

 

Selection Process:

  • Nominations for any given year will begin the 1st of August, and can be received through September 30th. 

  • A Nominee Acceptance and Professional History form will be sent to all nominees for completion. 

  • The Nominee Acceptance Form must be received by November 30th for review and consideration. 

  • Submissions should highlight a compilation of achievements, biographical information, related honors, and supporting documentation to illustrate the contributions of the nominee. 

  • The Louisiana Equine Council Awards Committee will meet to review nominations.

  • The Hall of Fame inductee will be announced and honored at the Annual LEC Meeting typically held in January or February. 

  • Inductee should be aware that LEC may use information provided in various media to publicize the award.

  • All materials submitted will be considered permanent donations to the LEC.

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Mr T.B. Porter was the first Louisiana Equine Council Hall of Fame recipient in November 2021.  Presenting this esteemed award with a plaque is Daniel Lyons, President of LEC.