Cazenovia's Beezie Madden named Equestrian of the Year

Beezie Madden named Equestrian of the Year--might her horse Simon be Horse of the Year (that award to be announced Saturday night)

Cazenovia's Olympic Gold medalist Beezie Madden has been named the 2013 Equestrian of the Year by the US Equestrian Federation.

It's the third time she's received the honor, this time because of her World Cup win and more victories on the international. Grand Prix jumping circuit.

One of Madden's horses, Simon, is also nominated for USEF's Horse of the Year. That award will be announced Saturday night, at the USEF celebration going on in Lexington, Kentucky.