Honors and Awards
2010 International Symposium of Beef Cattle Welfare recognition award plague
2010 Certification, Horse Handling and Animal welfare Assessment Training Program. Horse Welfare Alliance of Canada
2009 American Horse Publications Annual Award, 2nd place for "Equine Sanctuary and Rescue Facility Guidelines"
2006 Scientists Center for Animal Welfare. Certificate of Participation. The Humane Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Research.
2004 Federation of Animal Societies. Plaque of Appreciation for leadership in developing the Farm Animal Worker Training programs.
2003 Federation of Animal Science Societies. Certificate of Appreciation for service on the FASS-American Registry Professional Animal Scientist Animal Care Project.
2003 International League for the Protection of Horses, MSPCA, and Federation Equestre Internationale. Certificate of Appreciation for contribution to the Second International Conference on the Transportation of Horses.
2002 Hank Award 2001, Rio Vista Products, Santa Maria, CA. Recognizes outstanding individual committed to rescue work with horses and dogs.
1999-2002 American Society of Animal Science. Service Appreciation Award for service on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Animal Science.
1996 California State University, Fresno. Recognition Award for Outstanding Service to Horse Program.
1996 United States Department of Agriculture. Certificate of Appreciation for Contribution to Horse Protection Program.