Major Hector Carmona Memorial Trophy

Major Hector Carmona graduated first in his class at the Chilean Military Academy.  Impressed with his riding, coaching and training skills, the Academy retained him as an instructor and riding competitor.  He was successful in international dressage, three-day eventing and jumping.  He competed throughout South America, at the Pan American Games, World Championships and in Olympic games.  Coming to the United States as a trainer, coach and international show judge, he coached the United States Silver Medal team at the 1967 Pan American Games.  In 1966, he co-founded one of the first dressage schools in the United States, Los Alamos Dressage Center, with Gail Hoff-Carmona, his wife.

Criteria: All Level High Score, ESDCTA Member, No Dressage Seat Equitation, No Musical

1987   Lendon Gray / Fabriano
1988   Beth Sproule / Pierre
1989   Nancy J. Barnes / Dutch Touch
1990   Victoria Wilmerding / Otto
1991   Jill Asplundh / Mr. Right
1992   Amanda McBride / Boxwood’s Sirrule
1993   Ruth Cooper / Bramble Bush
1994   Unknown
1995   Unknown
1996   AnaMaria Espinosa / LA Baltic Sunrise
1997   Stephan Cheret / Calippo
1998   AnaMaria Espinosa / Kwikzilver
1999   Emily MacGowan / Isabilla
2000   Heather Mason / Integrity
2001   Beth Sproule-Hansen / DiVinci
2002   Olivia Carls / JHF D’Allianz
2003   Gabriel Armando / Pedro
2004   Nancy Polozker / Day Dream 51
2005   Amy Gimbel / Bouke R
2006   Unknown
2007   Johanna Hugo / Pep Rally
2008   Christopher Hickey / Zonnerhall
2009   Olav Drehn / Valencia
2010   Alexandra Krossen / Zulft
2011   Heather Mason / Nor’ee
2012   Monika Dujardin / Suriolan
2013   Award Not Presented
2014   Beth Sproule-Hansen / Footsteps
2015   Erin Scelba-Johnson / Couture
2016   Shannon Stevens / San Marino
2017   Yvonne Emerson / Belize
2018   Lauren Chumley / Bayshore Simen