Member Awards

Each year at the Annual Awards Banquet, OHJA recognizes recipients of that season’s special awards, the Medal Finals winners, and the top 6 exhibitors in those divisions eligible for year end awards .  Their hard work, training and performance have earned them the respect of the hunter, jumper and equitation equestrians throughout Oregon. 

The 2016 OHJA Medal Winners are:

  • Junior Mini Medal:  Lily Sterling
  • Adult Mini-Medal:  Marisa Zaludek
  •  Children’s Medal:  Lauren Pleasance
  • Adult Amateur Medal:  Keren Terry
  • Junior/Senior Medal:  Isabella Gabriel

 

It is a long-standing tradition that the OHJA membership honor, not only Medal Final Winners, but also those riders, family members, friends and professionals that set the gold standard for leadership in our community.

The 2016 Special Award Winners are:

  • Mother of the Year:  Kathy Mullane
  • Father of the Year:  JR Swan
  • Senior Sportsmanship:  Kim Larson-Daiker
  • Junior Sportsmanship:  Grace Salmon
  • Smooth Jazz Horse Welfare:  Leslie Cox
  • Dibbins Certificate of Merit High Point:  
  • Winning Hand Perpetual Trophy, High Point Performance Working Hunter: 
  • Kubicek Cup, High Point Equitation Rider:  
  • Volunteer of the Year:  Trish Helmer

 

 

Marty Urman on Mississippi Mud; 1971 at the Oregon State Fair

Tammy Deering on Town Center; year unknown

 

 

 

High Desert Horse Classic