Alltech A+ Award winners SÃ©bastien Roullier and Jan TÃ¶njes are looking forward to receiving their awards next week during the FEI European Championships in Aachen, Germany. Alltech Germanyâ??s Marketing Coordinator Elena Fisher and IAEJ vice president Gabriele Pochhammer will present Roullier, winner of the article category and TÃ¶njes, winner in the broadcast category, with their awards at 1.30pm on Wednesday , August 12 in a reserved corner of the Soester Zelt, a tent directly beside the main grand stand. A buffet luncheon for IAEJ members and their guests will follow.
French journalist SÃ©bastien Roullier won for his article “La Semaine Qui A ChangÃ© La Vie du Rudolphe Scherer,” co-written with Pauline Chevalier and published in Grand Prix Magazine. Jan TÃ¶njes, editor of Germanyâ??s St Georg magazine won for his coverage of the show jumping final from the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Gamesâ?¢ 2014 in Normandy, broadcast on St. Georg LIVE.
â??The IAEJ is extremely grateful to Alltech for its continued recognition of the media and its contribution to equestrian sport,â? said Pamela Young, IAEJ president. â??Alltechâ??s generous support for these awards is much appreciated by our members who work tirelessly to convey the passion and beauty of our sport worldwide.â?
Photo Category winner Mollie Bailey, USA, was presented with her award at the 2015 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event earlier this year.
Each of the winners receives an Alltech â??A+â? award and a $500 prize. Alltech, which also sponsored the Hoofbeats grants in 2014, will continue to sponsor the Alltech A+ Awards in 2015. Guidelines for the 2016 Alltech A+ Awards will be announced on the IAEJ website: equijournalists.com.