Norman Dello Joio and Authentic two of four inducted into the Show Jumping Hall of Fame
- By Staff Writers
DEVON, Pa.--Olympic medalists Norman Dello Joio, individual bronze in Barcelona, and Authentic, Beezie Madden's mount for their team gold medals in Athens and Hong Kong, were two of the four inducted in the Show Jumping Hall of Fame during the Hall of Fame's annual induction ceremony at the Devon Horse Show on Thursday, May 31 before the Grand Prix.
The late Hunter Harrison, a devoted sponsor, owner and supporter of U.S. show jumping and puissance record-holder Sympatico were also officially indicted into the Hall at Devon.
Peter Doubleday, Chairman of the Board of the Show Jumping Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc., formally inducted the four new members into the Show Jumping Hall of Fame as each was presented with a beautiful, specially inscribed Tiffany crystal bowl.
Three of the four inductees had entries warming up for the Grand Prix while the awards were being given out.
Dello Joio accepted his award as his son, Nick, was warming up in the schooling area as he was riding second in the grand prix.
John Madden accepted on behalf of "Authentic" as Beezie was warming up in the schooling area, getting ready to ride fifth in the grand prix.
Accepting the award on behalf of Harrison was his wife, Jeannie; and his daughter, Cayce as Quentin Judge, Cayce's husband, was warming up in the schooling area as he was riding first in the grand prix.
Accepting the award on behalf of "Sympatico" was Sally Edelman Slater, Sympatico's original rider, and her brother, Sam Edelman, who with Sally, owned the horse.