2021 Good People for Good Horses Awards 

The nomination period has ended.

At the ASPCA’s Right Horse Initiative, we believe that great work deserves to be celebrated. The third annual Good People for Good Horses Awards will recognize outstanding community members who dedicate their time and talents to successfully helping horses.  Submit your nomination before November 8, 2021.

Nominee Categories

All members of the horse community are invited to nominate one or more U.S.-based individuals or organizations in six categories: 

  • Veterinarian or Veterinary Technician*  
  • Trainer 
  • Volunteer 
  • Farrier 
  • Community Partner (such as a riding club, event center, boarding barn, etc.) 
  • Wild Card (anyone else—such as member of the media, photographer, advocate, social media influencer, fundraiser, or staff member) 

*A total of three awards will be given in the Veterinarian/Veterinary Technician category based on geographical location in Western, Central, and Eastern regions of the United States. 

Review Timeframe

A committee of reviewers from our team will review submissions and recommend winners based on subjective criteria around their impact and dedication to advancing equine welfare through adoption.  Awards will be given based upon the nominee’s contributions to equine adoption efforts and the success and impact of the adoption organization they serve. Awards may include belt buckles, plaques, and other swag. To nominate, fill out the form below. Nominations are due no later than November 8, 2021, at 5:00 PM ET. Winners will be announced in December 2021.

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