Equestrian Sport Productions congratulates the many special awards winners during the 2012 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival. The circuit spanned twelve weeks, running January 11 through April 1, 2012, and awarded more than $6 million in prize money. Many wonderful awards were given out throughout the circuit, and these special awards were given at the culmination of the competition during week twelve.
Among the showjumpers Martha Jolicoeur presented the award for Leading Lady Grand Prix Rider during each week of the circuit in memory of Dale Lawler. At the culmination of the competition, Jolicoeur presented the final overall award to Beezie Madden, after her great success during all 12 weeks.
Champion Equine Insurance also presented the Overall Jumper Style Award for the season, giving the honor to Carlo 273, owned by Beverley Widdowson and ridden by Nick Skelton of Great Britain. In the Oakcroft overall jumper awards, the Chapot Family swept the prizes. Laura Chapot was the Oakcroft Overall Jumper Rider, Mary Chapot the Oakcroft Overall Jumper Owner, and Frank Chapot the Oakcroft Overall Jumper Trainer.
Source: Press release from Jennifer Wood Media, Inc.