The People Hall of Fame award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to American Shetland Pony Club, Inc., in some fashion during their association with the organization. Hall of Fame candidates are nominated from one of three categories: Historical Era (1888 to 1940); Intermediate Era (1941 to 1990); or Current Era (1991 to Current).
Recommendations for potential inductees may be made each year to the American Shetland Pony Club, Inc., home office. Nominations are encouraged to be in writing and should include documentation for the nomination including a biography for the nominee. All members, past and present, including the Board of Directors, are eligible for nomination and induction into the People Hall of Fame. Nominations should be made by February 1st of each calendar year.