Published by Communications and Public Affairs (519) 824-4120, Ext. 56982 or 53338
November 27, 2002
Horse award show to benefit equine research at U of G
Bryan Adams, Bo Derek and William Shatner will be among the first recipients of the Heroes of the Horse Awards being presented Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Stratford Festival Theatre. The fundraising event will be hosted by renowned Stratford actress Lucy Peacock with proceeds going to horse research at the University of Guelph and the Equine Research Centre at the university.
The evening will honour contributions that have been made in the name of the horse throughout the cultural landscape.
Award recipients include:
• Philanthropy: Shatner for spearheading "The Hollywood Charity Horse Show"
OVC dean Alan Meek will accept the medicine award on behalf of the college.
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