HORSE/RIDER AWARDS

LEAGUE AWARDS       LICENSED SHOW AWARDS       DRESSAGE SPORT HORSE BREEDING AWARDS

HOrse/Rider AWARDS

ODS PLATES/60% AWARD

A small brass plate with rounded edges 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 not required to submit award report forms in order to be eligible for rider awards.

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.

ODS LEAGUE SHOW HIGH POINT AWARDS

League Show High Point Awards are for horse/rider combinations demonstrating consistent excellence at ODS Approved League Shows. A small brass plate engraved with the horse’s name and award level and division plus a ribbon will be awarded to each winner and runner up. These awards will be presented annually at the ODS Awards Ceremony. League Show Highpoint Awards are for horse/rider combinations posting the highest score at ODS Approved League Shows. 1. League Show High Point Awards will be awarded in the following divisions:
  • Adult Amateur (as defined by USEF GR1306)
  • Open
  • Junior/Young Rider
2. A small brass plate engraved with the horse’s name and award level and division will be awarded to each Champion and Reserve Champion at the following levels for each division. Award plates are sponsored by Jill Giri, DMV.  
  • USDF Introductory Level
  • USEF Training Level
  • USEF First Level
  • USEF Second Level
  • USDF Musical Freestyle Training-Second level
  • USDF Pas De Deux Introductory-Second level
  • USDF Quadrille Introductory-Second Level
3. Method of Calculation of LSHPA LSHPA are calculated from based on scores reported for ODS Approved Shows for the membership year (Nov 1 -Oct 31). The highest score of the year for any test in the applicable level will determine the awards. 4. Eligibility requirements The eligibility requirements for ODS League show horse/rider awards are applicable. 5. Submission of Scores Submission of scores is not required.

LICENSED SHOW AWARDS

ODS PLATES/60% AWARD

A small brass plate with scalloped edges 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 not required to submit award report forms in order to be eligible for rider awards.

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.

EXCALIBUR FREESTYLE AWARD

Sponsored by the North Willamette Valley Chapter, ODS

A plaque or trophy is awarded to the winner based on an average of the three highest ” scores earned at either USDF or USEF Musical Freestyle levels. This trophy was created by the Portland Area Chapter of ODS in recognition of “Excalibur” and Mary Ann Judkins for their outstanding freestyle presentations. Excalibur was owned, trained, and shown by Mary Ann Judkins. In the early 2000’s the perpetual trophy was auctioned off and the proceeds dedicated to the ODS Education Fund.

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

  • Three-to-five year old fillies or mares
  • Three-to-five year old colts/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.