Wellington, FL – January 30, 2013 – Legendary horseman R. Bruce Duchossois will be honored with the Equestrian Aid Foundation (EAF) Luminary Award on Friday, February 1, at “Who Reins Supreme?,” a fundraising event for the EAF at the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center.
Duchossois, an Executive Board member of the Equestrian Aid Foundation, is a Trustee of the USET Foundation, Co-Chair of the Development Committee and Chairman of the Nominating Committee. In November, he was named to the Board of Directors of the National Horse Show Association. He is also a member of the USHJA and serves as Co-Chair of the Owners Task Force, and is a member of the Amateurs Committee and the Zone 4 Committee. He’s a Board member of The Aiken Training Track and a lifetime member of the USEF, the AQHA and the U.S. Eventing Association.
Duchossois, from Aiken, SC, is one of the country’s leading exhibitors in the Adult Amateur Hunter division and has been deeply involved in numerous aspects of equestrian sports, as has his family. Duchossois’ mother competed on Saddlebreds, and his father owned Arlington Park near Chicago, IL.