Humanitarian Award - Harpur Schwartz

The Hal A. Vita Sr. Humanitarian Award. Donated in His Memory by His Family. 2011 Recipient: Harpur Schwartz Presented by Sally, Geoff and Logan Allison of the Shallowbrook Equestrian Center.

This annual award was given by his family to honor the memory of Hal A. Vita Sr., founder of Shallowbrook Equestrian Center. Hal was a notable horseman for many decades, who would often encouraged a dedicated student regardless of his or her ability to pay for services. The award is open to all CHSA members (or someone in their immediate family) who do selfless acts of kindness, such as volunteering, to benefit the horse community without expectation of acknowledgement or praise. Please send a short letter explaining the nominee’s acts of kindness and reasons he or she should receive this award.

The award will be presented at the Annual Awards Banquet, March 2nd. Send letters to Deb Krawitz email to