Grant Offers Roundtrip Horse Flight from California to East Coast Through Shelby Drazan Memorial Award

Shelby Drazan. Photo by The Book LLC

Edited Press Release

The Shelby Drazan Memorial Award, established by the Drazan Family, together with Tex Sutton, is awarded annually to a recipient that has displayed sportsmanship, integrity and passion in the riding arena and in their community. This year’s winning recipient will be awarded roundtrip air for one horse and equipment from Los Angeles to New Jersey.  Additionally, the Drazan family will provide $2,000 for entries to any 2022 “Indoors” 3’3” or 3’6” Medal Final.

Interested candidates must be a 3’3” or 3’6” Junior Equitation Rider.

Applicants will be required to submit a written essay to be considered for the award. The subject of the essay should touch on personal contributions you have made in your community, school and or extracurricular activities. List any character traits that portray sportsmanship, integrity and passion.  Please include your full name, address, e-mail address and phone number on the essay. 

Please submit your essay to Greg Otteson no later than September 5, 2022. Winner will be announced during the Region 8 ASPCA Maclay Regional Finals on September 17, 2022, at the Blenheim 
Fall Tournament at the Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park at San Juan Capistrano, CA. 

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Whitethorne LLC always carries a number of high-quality Hunters, Jumpers and Equitation horses for sale or lease in Southern California. All of these horses are personally chosen by Georgy Maskrey-Segesman and her partner in Germany, and represent some of the best competition horses available in Europe for every level of competition in Hunters, Equitation, and Jumpers. Georgy travels to Europe several times per year and together with her partner in Germany, selects the best of the horses available in Germany and Holland and several other countries in Europe, and imports them to Whitethorne Ranch where they are available for sale or lease.