The 2016 Awards Winners were announced at the prestige gala awards night held at the Clarion Hotel October 15, 2016.
Votes were nearly 3 times the amount of last year, and secret voting encouraged people to nominate their favorite horse, coach or professional for these prestigious awards.
The 2016 winners were:
- Coach of the Year Laurie Curtis
- Horse of the Year Douglas (Jessica Lyons)
- Junior Coach of the Year Daniella Bunge
- Most Improved Coach Ellen Winters
- Greatest Contribution to Charity Kelly Sigler for her work with deaf youth
- Greatest Contribution to the ISRB Professor Stephanie Keeley, Midway University
- Police Mounted Officer of the Year Mike Morrow