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IHC Award Recipients

Recipients are on permanent display at the Clubhouse at Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Altoona, IA.

Hall of Fame Inductees

  • 1996 – Tully Talbot

  • 1997 – James Kiser

  • 1998 – Garth & Joe Buchanan

  • 2000 – Maggi Moss

  • 2005 – John Dean

  • 2006 – Dr. Alan R. Raun

  • 2011 – Elmer R. (Dick) Sparrow and Dick Wallen

  • 2012 – Mr. Don Clark

  • 2015 – Bob G. Rutherford


Horseman of the Year

  • 1997 – Dick Clark

  • 2001 – MHF Monte Antisdell

  • 2004 – Dr. Robert Beecher, DVM

  • 2009 – Dr. Roy Kipper, DVM

  • 2010 – Earl Morris

  • 2014 – Rick Bailey


Horsewoman of the Year

  • 1997 – Vicki Warhol-Essman

  • 2000 – Cindy Springman-Noll

  • 2006 – Molly Jo Moon

  • 2008 – Camie Stockhausen

  • 2009 – Valerie Cedar

  • 2010 – Mary Winter

  • 2012 – Ms. Deanne Mundt

  • 2013 – Ann Bennett


Meritorious Service Award

  • 1997 – Dr. Brad Gordon and Bob Gorla

  • 2000 – Carolyn Hasbrook

  • 2002 – Penni Mercer

  • 2003 – Lowell Wagoner

  • 2006 – Barb Albert

  • 2008 – Shirley Bleaker

  • 2009 – Dr. Peggy Miller-Auwerda

  • 2015 – Denise Schieffer & Anne Bennett


Council Appreciation Award

  • 1997 – Harold Ault & Representative Mike O’Brien

  • 2002 – Hugh & Roberta Pedrick

  • 2003 – GErald Edge & Sandi Moon

  • 2009 – Lesa Vold

  • 2011 – Lynette Telleen

  • 2015 – Harold Ault


Individual Achievement Certificate

  • 1996 – Iowa State Saddle Clubs

  • 1997 – Bill & Wanda Gilligan

  • 2000 – Bill Riley & Elmer Taylor

  • 2002 – Georgia Campbell

  • 2003 – Mary Jo Schmidt

  • 2006 – Leroy Bettcher

  • 2008 – Amanda Eason