Horse Listening has been picked as a finalist for the Blog Category of the 2014 Equestrian Social Media Awards!
Back in early December, many of you took the time to nominate our blog for the ESMA awards.
This year's ESMAs had a total of 17,131 nominations from over 5,000 people. These statistics have almost doubled from last year! This year there are a total of 23 categories which celebrate the exceptional online presence of equestrian sites. There's everything from Best Use of Twitter, Facebook, Social Media and Social Network. There is an award for Creative equestrians, riding schools, and one of my personal favorites - talking animal!
In only the second year that we have been eligible for the ESMAs, I am truly honoured to once again be in such great company with the other Blog finalists. But I really need to thank you, the readers, who nominated us in the first place. The selections were made based on the supporting statements of your nominations.
But wait! Before you head away, there is now the final round of voting to determine the category winners.
If you are willing to take a couple of minutes of time, please click here and head over to Section 14 (Blogs) to vote for Horse Listening just one more time. While you’re there, be sure to go through the other categories – you’ll find many other influential sites that are worthy of your votes too.
This year, there are two awards being given out per category. One is the Judges' Choice ESMA (click here to see the industry experts who are part of the judging committee); the second one, the People's Choice ESMA, is determined 100% by you! So please trot on over and click that little button beside Horse Listening!
Thank you so much for your readership, for your encouraging comments and for your invaluable suggestions. I am thrilled that this blog is providing space for education and discussion about our shared passion - the horse. Wishing you a lovely year ahead filled with lots and lots of horse listening!