Mount Airy woman to receive Distinguished Equine Citizen Award -- Gazette.Net



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Elizabeth Tate Winters, owner of Paradise Stable LLC in Mount Airy, has won the Brenda Curry Distinguished Equine Citizen Award.

The award, presented by the Days End Farm Horse Rescue in Woodbine, recognizes a member of the community that exemplifies the horse rescue’s vision of horses being cared for with respect, compassion and love. The award is named in memory of Brenda Curry, a former chairwoman of the board of the horse rescue.

Nominees for the honor have to demonstrate leadership, sensitivity and dedication on a continuous basis toward the humane and healthy treatment of horses.

Winters will receive the award at the rescue’s annual holiday party, held at the Turf Valley resort in Ellicott City from 6-11 p.m. Dec. 15. The event celebrates people who work on behalf of equines and will include a buffet dinner, raffles and a silent auction. Pre-sale tickets are $65 a person, with the price going up to $80 at the door. Proceeds from the event will benefit Days End Farm Horse Rescue.

Those interested in attending must RSVP by Dec. 10.

For more information about the event go to www.defhr.org or call 301-854-5037.