Make your nominations
This year, the FEI is calling on the greater FEI Family to make nominations for the FEI Awards 2018. All you need to do is click on the category in the menu below and enter all the relevant details for your equestrian hero! Once all the nominations have been received – DEADLINE 25 September 2018 – the FEI will shortlist the entries and the chosen candidates will then be presented to the public vote on FEI.org (worth 50%) and to an exclusive panel of judges (worth 50%). As for the lucky winners – they will be announced and celebrated on 20 November 2018 at the FEI Awards Gala presented by Longines in Manama (BRN).
- Longines Rising Star, for a person aged 14 to 21 who demonstrates outstanding sporting talent and commitment.
- Best Athlete, for the athlete that, over the past year, has demonstrated exceptional skill in the arena and taken the sport to a new level.
- Best Groom, for that important person who works behind the scenes and ensures the horses he or she looks after are given the best possible care.
- Against All Odds, for a person who has pursued his or her equestrian ambitions despite a physical handicap or extremely difficult personal circumstances.
- FEI Solidarity, for an FEI Solidarity or equestrian development project, an individual or organisation that has demonstrated skill, dedication and energy in expanding the sport.