The prestigious South Essex Insurance Brokers Meritoire Award is presented to the person who, in the opinion of the Awards Committee, has made an outstanding lifetime contribution to the performance sport horse and pony breeding industry.
Previous winners have been the Louella Stud for their contribution to sport horse breeding; Johanna Vardon, founder of the National Foaling Bank, for her contribution to the health and wellbeing of orphaned foals and Archie Smith Maxwell, breeder of Jumbo, one of the highest ranking event sires of all time.
Nicolina Mackenzie, Marketing Manager of South Essex Insurance Brokers says “Our company is proud to sponsor the Meritoire, we pride ourselves on customer service, which is in keeping with the philosophy of this award. SEIB celebrated 50 years in business during 2013 and understand that quality and longevity must be a priority when considering how valuable any contribution has been to the horse world which we all value so much”.
If there is someone you believe has made, or is making a valuable contribution to this sector of the British breeding industry and would be a worthy recipient of this esteemed award.
Download a CONFIDENTIAL nomination form here. Nominations close on 29 November 2013.
The award will be presented at the annual British Breeders’ Awards Dinner, hosted and organised by the British Horse Foundation in London on 11 January 2014.