Horse and Rider Awards

League Show Horse/Rider Awards

ODS PLATES/60% AWARD

A small brass plate will be awarded to each ODS member in good standing who earns a score of 60% or better at Introductory, Training, First, or Second Level at ODS approved League shows in a single show season. One plate for Freestyle Rides, one plate for Quadrille Rides, and one plate for Pas de Deux rides will also be awarded if scores earned are 60% or better at ODS approved League shows in a single show season.

  • The ODS League show awards season is defined as November 1 through October 31.
  • Plates are engraved with the horse’s name, level of competition and number of 60% or better scores in that show season.
  • A personalized wall plaque is available for purchase for mounting the Plaque Order Form.
  • Members are responsible for checking the ODS website for accuracy before plates are engraved.
  • Competitors are  required to submit a 2020 League Show Award Plate Application form for each level they are qualified for in order to be eligible for rider awards. (NEW Requirement)
  • Riders are required to send the front page of each qualified test that includes the judge’s signature.  (NEW Requirement)

Eligibility requirements:

      1. Awards must be earned at ODS League approved competitions during the current membership year.
      2. Scores from USDF/USEF/ODS licensed shows and Practice shows do not count.
      3. Only scores earned from current USDF and/or USEF tests will apply towards awards.
      4. Riders must be a current member of ODS in good standing at the time the score was earned in order to be eligible to receive ODS awards. The rider need not be the owner of the horse.

 

Licensed Show Horse/Rider Awards

ODS PLATES/60% AWARD

A small brass plate will be awarded to each ODS member in good standing who earns a score of 60% or better at Training Level or above in ODS approved USEF/USDF licensed shows in a single show season. One plate for Freestyle Rides, one plate for Quadrille Rides, and one plate for Pas de Deux rides will also be awarded if scores earned are 60% or better in ODS approved USEF/USDF licensed shows in a single show season.

  • The ODS Licensed show awards season is defined as November 1 through October 31.
  • Plates are engraved with the horse’s name, level of competition and number of 60% or better scores in that show season.
  • A personalized wall plaque is available for purchase for mounting the Plaque Order Form.
  • Members are responsible for checking the ODS website for accuracy before plates are engraved.
  • Competitors are  required to submit a 2020 Licensed Show Award Plate Application form for each level they are qualified for in order to be eligible for rider awards. (NEW Requirement)
  • Riders are required to send the front page of each qualified test that includes the judge’s signature.  (NEW Requirement)

Eligibility requirements:

      1. Awards must be earned at USDF/USDF Licensed ODS approved competitions during the current membership year. Scores from ODS League shows and Practice shows do not count.
      2. Only scores earned from current USDF, USEF or FEI tests will apply towards awards.
      3. Riders must be a current member of ODS in good standing at the time the score was earned in order to be eligible to receive ODS awards. The rider need not be the owner of the horse

DRESSAGE SPORT HORSE BREEDING AWARDS

A small engraved brass plate with square edges will be awarded annually to each ODS member in good standing owning a horse that has the highest average in the DSHB In-hand classes and Materiale classes earned at ODS approved USEF/USDF Licensed competitions.

Engraving will include the name of the horse, the class name, the averaged score and the horse’s parentage. Members are responsible for checking the ODS website for accuracy before plates are engraved. A personalized wall plaque is available for purchase for mounting the plates.

The plates will be awarded for the following classes:

1. In-Hand Classes

  • Current calendar year fillies
  • Current calendar year colts and geldings
  • Yearling fillies
  • Yearling colts and geldings
  • Two-year-old fillies
  • Two-year-old colts and geldings
  • Three-year-old fillies
  • Three-year-old colts and gelding

2. Materiale Classes

  • 3-to-5 year old fillies or mares
  • 3-to-5 year old colts or geldings

Eligibility requirements:

      1. Scores must be earned by horses owned by ODS members in good standing during the ODS membership year (November 1st to October 31st). Handlers need not be ODS members. Owners need not apply for these Awards.
      2. At least two scores from two different competitions are required. Average scores will be calculated from USDF data. The ODS Champion for the year will be the horse with highest average score.