Equine Science Society Awards
& Past Winners


Distinguished Service Members Award

The Distinguished Service Award in Equine Science is designed to recognize outstanding contributions in the field of equine science. This award is the most prestigious honor that the Equine Science Society (formally Equine Nutrition and Physiology Society) can bestow upon one of its members. Individuals receiving this award possess high moral character and have a record of outstanding accomplishments in teaching, research and extension or service as it relates to advancement of the equine sciences and horse industry.

Award

Each award recipient will receive lifetime membership in the Society and will receive complimentary meeting registration for life.

Distinguished Members:

1985 – Bill Pickett
1987 – H. F. "Skip" Hintz
1989 – Ed Squires
1991 – John Baker
1993 – Howard Stowe
1995 – Ed Ott
1997 – Gary Potter
1999 – Laurie Lawrence

2001 – David Kronfeld
2003 – Les Breuer
2005 – Bob Coleman
2007 – Don Thompson
2009 – Don Topliff
2011 – David Freeman
2013 – Ken McKeever


Fellow Award

The Fellow Award recognizes distinguished service to the horse industry and to the Equine Science Society over a long period of time.

Award

Each award recipient will receive lifetime membership in the Society and will receive complimentary meeting registration for life.

Fellows:

Waco Albert
John Baker
Les Breuer
Ed Duren
Warren Evans
Fred Harper
Skip Hintz
Bob Jordan
Sheree King
David Kronfeld

Tom Meacham
Helmet Meyers
Ed Ott
Randel Raub
Bill Schurg
Ed Squires
Howard Stower
Steve Wickler
Judy Willard
Don Henneke


Outstanding Equine Educator Award

The Outstanding Equine Educator Award recognizes a society member involved in teaching, extension or industry that has demonstrated excellence in the area of equine education either to students or persons in the industry.

Award

The recipient of the Outstanding Equine Educator Award will receive a plaque and monetary award.

Outstanding Educators:

1997 – David Freeman
1999 – Bob Mowery
2001 – Karen Malinowski
2003 – John Shelle
2005 – Pete Gibbs


2007 – Amy Burk
2009 – Brett Scott
2011 – Kathy Anderson
2013 – Karen Waite


Outstanding Young Equine Professional Award

The Outstanding Young Equine Professional Award recognizes an equine professional under the age of 40 that has made meritorious contribution to Equine Science either in teaching research, public service, or industry.

Award

The recipient of the Outstanding Young Equine Professional Award will receive a plaque and monetary award.

Outstanding Young Professionals:

1997 – Mark Arns
1999 – John Pipkin
2001 – Brian Nielsen
2003 – Betsy Greene
2005 – Paul Siciliano

2007 – Lori Warren
2009 – Carey Williams
2011 – Krishona Martinson
2013 – Josie A. Coverdale


The American Feed Industry Association Award
in Equine Nutrition Research

The American Feed Industry Association Award in Equine Nutrition Research recognizes outstanding contributions.

Award

The recipient of the American Feed Industry Association Award in Equine Nutrition Research will receive a plaque and monetary award.

AFIA Awardees:

2001 – Gary Potter
2003 – Ed Ott
2005 – Joe Pagan
2007 – NA
2009 – NA
2011 – NA
2013 – Patricia Harris

 


The Equine Science Society and
American Society of Animal Science – Equine Science Award

The Equine Science Society and American Society of Animal Science – Equine Science Award recognizes outstanding achievement in the areas of extension, research, teaching or agribusiness in the equine industry.

Award

The recipient of the Equine Science Society and American Society of Animal Science– Equine Science Award will receive a plaque and monetary award.

ESS/ASAS Awardees:

2008 – Laurie Lawrence
2010 – Brian Nielsen
2011 – Donald Thompson Jr.
2012 – Karyn Malinowski
2013 – Elizabeth (Betsy) Green