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2004 Kuster BEF Groom Award
16 October 2004

The British Equestrian Federation is launching a new award for British grooms, called the "Kuster BEF Groom Award". The award has been generously sponsored by Frank Kuster from Grange Hotels and has been designed to reward and recognise the work done by grooms.

The winning groom and their guest will still receive a luxurious holiday to the beautiful Italian city of Naples, including business class flights and two nights in the London Grange City Hotel. Frank Kuster will also be presenting the winning groom with a stunning Bronze designed by Tim Nathan at the British Horse Foundation Awards Dinner on 8th January 2005.

The groom who wins second prize in this prestigious award will be treated to a luxury weekend break at the stunning Grange City Hotel, London and will also receive ?300 of High Street Shopping vouchers which can be spent in over 200 shops.

The third placed groom will also be treated to a luxurious weekend break at the Grange Hotel City, London and will receive ?150 of High Street Shopping vouchers.

Six finalists and their guests will be invited to attend the final day judging which includes a champagne lunch, courtesy of Grange Hotels, on 6th December 2004 at the Bracknell Grange Hotel where judges Liz Edgar, Nicky Barrett and Zanie Tanswell will question the finalists about their passion for their job and their depth of knowledge via a short and informal interview.

Entry is now even easier; nominations can be received from an employer, friend, family member or by the groom themselves by simply completing the nomination form that can be downloaded from the BEF website www.bef.co.uk  Nomination forms can also be requested by calling 02476 698877.

Entries close 22nd November 2004.

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