WELLINGTON, FL - December 21, 2007 - PhelpsSports.com is pleased to announce that voting in the first annual PS.com Year End Awards for Dressage is now in progress. The site launched the on-line voting for the discipline of dressage on December 18 and will be tabulating votes through December 31, 2007.
PhelpsSports.com editorial staff compiled the nominee list for the PS.com Year End Awards for Dressage based on overall rankings from the USEF national and high performance lists, results from the USEF national championships, results from the USDF annual year end awards, results from the North American Junior/Young Rider Championships, and the current FEI/BCM World Rankings. The awards categories and nominees are limited to U.S. riders and horses.
Nominees for the PS.com Year End Awards for Dressage are listed in the following eight categories:
Grand Prix Horse of the Year
Small Tour Horse of the Year
Young Horse of the Year
Developing Horse of the Year
Young Rider of the Year
Junior Rider of the Year
Young Adult Rider of the Year
Grand Prix Rider of the Year
To vote in the PS.com Year End Awards for Dressage, members of PhelpsSports.com select their choice for the winner from the nominees in each category and send the names in an email with "VOTE" in the subject line to: KK@Phelpssports.com
The voting will remain open until December 31, 2007, at 11:59 pm. Results will be tabulated and the final winners announced in January 2008.
PhelpsSports.com, the equestrian website launched by Mason Phelps, Jr. in August 2006, features more than 70 correspondents reporting from around the globe. PhelpsSports.com provides the latest breaking news coverage of major equestrian competitions worldwide, including up-to-the-minute audio reports, video interviews and winning rounds, photography, plus feature stories and informative columns covering high performance equestrian sports.