Last chance to vote for the best businesses and outstanding individuals ahead of national accolades. 

The British Equestrian Trade Association (BETA) is urging everyone equestrian to nominate their favourites for the industry’s annual awards.

The British Equestrian Trade Awards – the BETAs – will be presented at the BETA Gala Dinner on Sunday, 22 September, the first evening of the BETA International trade fair. 

All nominations close by the end of June, and some have an earlier deadline of this Sunday (23 June). 

Long-standing awards include the Zebra Products Retailer of the Year with store and online categories, plus a recently introduced section for the Best New Retailer. 

The Stubbs England Nutritional Helpline of the Year, Citation Trade Supplier of the Year and Export Award attract nominations for some of the UK’s best-known brands. 

Outstanding individuals can be put forward for the Weatherbeeta Group Retail Employee of the Year and Equine Careers Sales Representative of the Year. 

The Safety Equipment Fitter of the Year for riding hat and body protector fitters based in stores is still open to nominations. Votes for the Equine Fitters Council Equine Fitter Award, which recognises saddle, bridle and bit fitters, have closed. 

How companies promote themselves is celebrated by the Holdsworth PR Marketing Effectiveness Award. 

The BETA Lifetime Achievement Award, which goes to an individual making long-standing and significant contributions to the equestrian industry, will also be presented during the BETA Gala Dinner. 

Details of how to nominate for all the awards can be found at