Past Awards Winners

Presidents Award

 

The Presidents Award is sponsored by Region 10 and is presented by the club President for outstanding contributions to the Arabian breed, and for exceptional service to AHA and WDHA club members. 


Past Recipients

2015 - Vikki Dalton

2014 - Danielle and Randy Shaw

2013 - Rita Lemke

2012 - Michelle Peplinski

2011 - Lori Adams

2010 - Curtis Dave

2009 - Rachel Rhein

2008 - Amy Thalacker

2007 - Connie Kienast

2006 - Don Borth

2005 - Candy Ziebell

2004 - Nancy Kronstedt

2003 - Paula Roberts

2002 - Heidi Lynn Kohlbeck

2001 - Rita Lemke

2000 - Brian & Debra Sauer

1999 - Jackie Luebke-Puetz

1998 - John & Mary Adleman

1997 - Amy Thalacker

1996 - Renee Wahlen

1995 - Judy Rathbun

1994 - Maureen Becraft

1993 - Kristin Urban

1992 - Roger Blaies

1991 - Board of 1991

1990 - Jackie Johnson

1989 - Sharon Trindal

1988 - Eve Odegard

1987 - Kathy Hetu

1986 - Elwood & Fay Juers

1985 - Gail Cordrey

Volunteer Service Award

 

The AHA Volunteer Service Award is presented at the Member Organization, Regional, and National levels of the Arabian Horse Association. Nominations for the WDHA Member Service Award are made by the general membership based on significant service, significant contribution; breed promotion; promotion of the Member Organization, Region and/or AHA by volunteering time, expertise, or resources; and/or unique or creative contribution. Selkection of the final recipients from the nominations is made by the previous years award winners.

 

Past Recipients

2015 - Kristin Urban & Polly Bonfigt

2014 - Gail Rentmeester and Amber Hall

2013 - Shelly Lehman and Vikki Dalton

2012 - No Nominations

2011 - Kris Apiz and Healther DeVooght

2010 - Rachel Rhein and Kristin Urban

2009 - No Nominations

2008 - Heidi Kohlbeck and Renae Tiller

2007 - Paula Roberts and Bruce Genz

2006 - Terri Gellin and Mary Adleman

2005 - Michelle Peplinski and Eve Odegard

2004 - Don Borth and Amy Thalacker

2003 - Lori Adams and Wayne Halverson

2002 - Connie Kienast and Jim Saddison

2001 - Roger Blaies and Kristin Urban

2000 - Rita Lemke and Jackie Luebke-Puetz

1999 - Jackie Johnson and Heidi Lynn Kohlbeck 

Thank You Award

The WDHA Thank You Award was established in 1987. It recognizes WDHA members for their outstanding and often unrecognized volunteer service to the organization. Nominees for this award come from the WDHA Board of Directors. 


Past Recipients

2015 Show Managers: Kris Apitz, Kristin Urban, Kathy Schlagel

2014 - Shelly Lehman

2013 - Healther Devooght

2012 - Michelle Peplinski

2011 - Connie Kienast

2010 - Paula Roberts

2009 - John & Mary Adleman

2008 - Connie Kienast

2007 - Don Borth

2006 - Lori Adams

2005 - Amy Thalacker

2004 - Rita Lemke

2003 - Heidi Lynn Kohlbeck

2002 - Connie Kienast

2001 - Jackie Johnson

2000 - Carol Lewis

1999 - Michael Keller

1998 - Wayne Halverson

1997 - Jim Saddison

1996 - Renee Wahlen

1995 - Cindy Draper

1994 - Brian Sauer

1993 - Mary DeBruin

1992 - Roger Blaies

1991 - Debra Sauer

1990 - Judy Rathbun

1989 - Kristin Urban

1988 - Sue Miller

1987 - Kathy Hetu

WDHA Sportsmanship Award

The Sportsmanship Award was created in 2015 to recognize those who exhibit a great attitude and a fine example of good sportsmanship and fairness.


2015 Winner: Jennifer Filen

         Finalists: Julie McKee & Lisa Maurer Buol