IHSA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
The Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association Lifetime Achievement Award began in 1993 to honor members who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, commitment, and exemplary service to the association.
CARLA WENNBERG, 2019 RECIPIENT
Carla Wennberg with her St. Andrews University student Connor Smith,
2018 AQHA High Point Western Rider at the IHSA National Championship
Horse Show. Photo by EQ Media
This year’s IHSA Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, Carla Wennberg,
meets the criteria with her life’s work, positive outlook and dedication to her students.
has given tirelessly to the organization and we are proud to present
her with this award,” said Bob Cacchione, executive director and founder
of the IHSA. “As the IHSA celebrates the 40th anniversary of the
Western divisions and its relationship with the AQHA, it is fitting that
Wennberg is recognized for her service. The IHSA is proud to have such
an outstanding person on the board.”
Coach of the St. Andrews
University IHSA team, Wennberg has worked tirelessly to coach the next
generation of top equestrians. In addition to coaching, she is also a
longtime AQHA and NRHA judge, served as an FEI Reining Steward and is
the former Director of Reining for the United States Equestrian Team.
PREVIOUS LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD RECIPIENTS
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