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Petplan Equine Area Festivals Awards 2019

Petplan Equine have been sponsoring the Petplan Equine Area Festivals for the past 20 years. To celebrate the 20th Anniversary, we want to hear all your stories and experiences of the Petplan Equine Area Festivals. These awards recognise and celebrate the hard work and dedication of the dressage partnerships that have been competing in the Petplan Equine Area Festivals in the last 20 years.

Have you or someone you know got an inspiring qualification story or perhaps worked their way up the levels? Is your horse an unusual breed or one not often seen in the Dressage arena? Have you or your horse overcome a challenge, injury or illness during your Area Festival journey?

If so, we want to hear your story! If so, we want to hear your story! Nominate your friends, family or yourself below! Nominations close on 1st September 2019 and full Terms and conditions can be found here.

What are the award categories?

Inspirational Star

Inspirational star

Do you have a particularly inspiring qualification story?


Surprise Star

Surprise star

Is there something different about your horse or dressage partnership?


Support Star

Support star

Have you got a special supporter you couldn’t be without?


Progressive Star

Progressive star

Have you worked your way up through the levels?


Perseverance Star

Perseverance star

Have you had to overcome any significant obstacles on your Area Festival journey?


How are these awards judged?

Nominations are judged by a panel of leading professionals from the equine industry.

When is the nomination period?

Nominations for the Petplan Equine Area Festivals Awards are open from 23rd May to 1st September 2019.

Nominations are anonymous and you can nominate again for a different category.

When are the winners announced?

The winners will be announced and published on 1st October, so don’t forget to check back then to find out who won!