2008 Merit Recognition Act
The Foundation for the Promotion of Equestrian Sportorganized, on the last November 14th,the 2008 Merit Recognition Act, in recognition to the entities and persons involved in the activities that the Foundation has been developing.
The Gala that the Foundation holds annually, as the end of the season, welcomed more than 160 guests in the Equestrian Tent of the Campo Villa Club in Madrid.
Mr. Manuel Añón Suárez was awarded for his gold medal in the European Championship for Jumping in the Junior Category. Thereby increasing, despite his youth, his sporting success with his already achieved Championships in Spain in the Infant, Cadet and Youth categories.
The Carriegos de León Foundation was distinguished with the award in the field of social responsibility, thus being recognized for their excellent work.
The Foundation for the Promotion of Equestrian Sport thus wanted to make clear the work undertaken at El Caserío Equestrian Center, where students with different disabilities practice Equine therapy.
The work of the Spanish Association of Equidae Veterinary Specialists was also awarded in the field of Professional Training, since their different courses and conferences are notorious, thus leaving evidence of their more than thirty years experience in favor of the Sport horse.
Its President Mr. Pablo Adrados de Llano received the award.