Lieb and Fessenden Recognized with 2011 KWPN-NA Year Award
The North American branch of the KWPN Dutch Warmblood breeding society has recognized Dr. Sandi Lieb and Fait Fessenden by bestowing them with the Breeder and Member of the Year 2011 award.
Dr. Sandi Lieb has been named KWPN-NA Breeder of the Year 2011. Lieb is the first breeder to achieve the KWPN-NA Breeders’ Recognition Award - Gold Level. This award recognizes a breeder who has accomplished significant results throughout the years with their breeding program. Dr. Lieb was ranked #8 for 2011 USEF Dressage Sport Horse Breeders. Sandi has successfully presented horses at keurings, had horses in the Top Fives (Ten) and bred horses that are successful in sport. In 2011 her mare Cormorant was awarded the PROK predicate and did a successful IBOP.
Faith Fessenden has been proclaimed KWPN-NA Member of the Year 2011. Fessenden has done a tremendous effort in preparing the first KWPN-NA Keuring Webinar. The education benefits and the number of people reached have exceeded all expectations. Faith has found a great educational tool and will continue to work on preparing new Webinars.
These KWPN-NA Special Awards were announced at the 2012 Annual Meeting in Holland.