Dressage Sport Horse Breeder HOY Awards

Goals of this Program:

  1. To increase attendance at North Carolina Dressage and Combined Training Association (NCDCTA) recognized dressage competitions that offer Dressage Sport Horse Breed (DSHB) classes.

  2. To support and promote North Carolina (NC) Breeders.

  3. To increase membership in 3 ways

  • Breeders/Owners

  • Breeders

  • Owners that participate in DSHB classes, but not dressage under saddle classes.

  • Horse Registrations

Score Requirements

Minimum of three scores

1.    From at least three different judges.

2.    At three different USEF-licensed / USDF-recognized / NCDCTA-recognized competitions.

3.    Scores must be a minimum of 65% to count towards NCDCTA DSHB Award.

 

Eligibility

  1. Owner must be an active NCDCTA member at the time points are earned.

  2. Horse must be registered with NCDCTA for the competition year at the time points are earned. 

  3. Rider for DSHB Materiale Classes must be an active NCDCTA member at the time points are earned.

  4. This program will be retroactive for the 2022 Competition Season.  Owners and Riders must be active NCDCTA members by September 30, 2022.  Horses must be registered with NCDCTA as of September 30, 2022.

  5. For competition purposes the age of the horse is one year old on       January 1st following the date of foaling. 

  • A “young horse” is a horse: foal to 3 years of age (fillies, colts, and gelding 3 years of age and younger compete only as “sport horse prospects”).

  • A “mature horse” is a horse that is 4 years or older.

  • Mares and stallions may only show in breed stock classes, 4-year old Prospect classes, and Materiale Classes. 

  • Gelding aged three and under may only show as sport horse prospects and never in breed stock classes.  Gelding may be shown in Material Classes.

Recorded Scores

  1. Scores must be from the same age/sex category.

  2. Scores must be from USDF DSHB most current score sheet, including USDF Breeders Championship Series final in-hand class.

  3. Top three scores will be averaged for award placing 

  4. (i.e. 4 shows entered in 2022 Fillies with scores of 72%, 70%, 79% and 75%.  Top 3 scores of” 72%, 75% and 79% are averaged to get a final score of 75.33%).

  5. Amateur/Junior Handler classes, breed restricted classes, under saddle and group classes are not eligible for recording. 

  6. Championship scores from Devon  must be submitted via the online form at NCDCTA.org within 10 days of the event.

 

Recognition

The following 6 categories will be recognized: (top 6 placings will be recognized)

Foals & Yearlings

  • Fillies of Current Year

  • Colts/Geldings of Current Year

  • Yearling Fillies

  • Yearling Colts/Geldings

Two Year Olds & 3 year olds

  • Two Year old Fillies

  • Two Year old Colts/Geldings

  • Three Year old Fillies

  • Three Year old Colts/Geldings

Four Year old and older Breedstock Mares 

  • Four Year old or older Maiden/Yeld Mares

  • Four Year old or older Broodmares w/ Foals

Four Year old and older Stallions

  • Stallions Four Years old or older

Three Year old Materiale

  • Three Year old Colts/Gelding Materiale

  • Three Year old Fillers Materiale

Four Years old or Older Materiale

  • Four Years old or older Fillies Materiale

  • Four Years old or older Geldings/Colts Materiale

 

High Point Breeder Award

Score Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 and maximum of 4 horses in the standings to qualify.

  • Breeders with more than 4 horses to qualify, only points from the top four will be counted.

 

Eligibility

  • Breeder must be an NCDCTA member

  • Horses in Breeders portfolio have the same requirements as HOY. 

  • Owners, riders and breeders must be active members of NCDCTA, and horse must be registered for the competition year at the time points are earned. 

  • This program will be retroactive for the 2022 Competition Season.  Owners, Riders and Breeders must be active NCDCTA members by September 30, 2022.  Horses must be registered with NCDCTA by September 30, 2022.

Award Determination

Top 2-4 horses in breeders portfolio will be averaged.  For example:

 

Horse #1 - 80.5%.              Horse #1 - 78%                 Horse #1 - 79%

Horse #2 - 77.7%               Horse #2 - 80.5%              Horse #2 - 69%

Horse #3 - 84%         Or     Average of 79.25%   or    Horse #3 - 80%

Horse #4 - 75%                                                               Horse #4 - 76%

Horse #5 - 70%                                                               Average of 76%

Drop the lowest score (70%)

Average the rest = 79.3%                    

                        

Breeder with the highest average will be awarded the High Point Breeder Award

Submit Out of State Scores

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Membership Secretary

membership@ncdcta.org