The Haddon Training British Grooms Awards 2018

15th Oct 2018

Nominations have opened for the Haddon Training British Grooms Awards.

Taking place at the British Breeders Awards Dinner, the British Grooms Awards celebrates the hard work, commitment and achievements of grooms across the equestrian industry including competition yards, riding schools, welfare centres, trekking centres and studs. 

At the highest level, British grooms played an important role at the FEI World Equestrian Games in Tryon as well as on the Pony, Children, Junior and Young Rider teams at the European Championships.  

Haddon Training work with over 800 U.K wide employers and support 100’s of young people and adults to launch a successful career within the Equine industry, develop high quality skills and achieve nationally recognised qualifications.

Chris Hewlett, Managing Director of Haddon Training said, “Whilst the continuing media coverage is excellent in raising awareness of the valuable role grooms do play, particularly at elite level, I hope by sponsoring the British Grooms Awards it demonstrates the importance that is placed on all grooms who are the backbone of the equine industry and who very rarely get identified and recognised for all their hard work.”

The winning recipients in the five categories of the Haddon Training British Grooms Awards will be presented with their awards at the annual British Breeders Awards Dinner in London on Saturday 12th January 2019.

Amy Boynton, a senior groom at the World Horse Welfare Glenda Spooner Farm Rescue and Rooming Centre and the winning recipient of the Haddon Training British Grooms Award in 2018 said, “To win the British Grooms Award really meant a lot to me, as I was really shocked I that I had been nominated for such a prestigious award. With Haddon Training sponsoring the British Grooms Awards it really shows there is the recognition for the hard work all grooms put in day after day and working with animals can bring great joy but also heartache at times, which is not always recognised outside of the equine industry”.

Since Haddon Training began its sponsorship of the British Grooms Awards four years ago the overriding message from all the winning recipients is one of appreciation that there is now the opportunity for all hard working grooms not only to be recognised but also to receive the acknowledgment that they quite rightly deserve as they are very much the backbone of the equine industry and with the five categories that form the British Grooms Awards this allows for a wide spectrum of grooms to be recommended for these prestigious awards.

Nominations are now open and to nominate a candidate for one of the five categories of the Haddon Training British Grooms Awards, follow this link https://www.haddontraining.co.uk/equine/grooms-awards/ for entry criteria and to complete the online forms.

  •        HT British Grooms Award
  •        HT Team GBR Grooms Award
  •        HT Team GBR Pony, Junior & YR Award
  •        HT  Manager Award
  •        HT Apprentice Award

Nominations close Monday 26 November 2018