Past Award Winners

League

Horse/Rider Awards

 

Licensed

 

  • Excalibur Freestyle Award: Sponsored by the North Willamette Valley Chapter
      • 2017: Santina and Nadine Schwarzman- 74.833%
      • 2016: Diamond Head and Jessica Wisom – 73.678%
      • 2015: Ducati WMP and Rachel Herrick – 73.472%
      • 2014: Enya WS and Nichole Charbonneau – 77.065%
      • 2013: Freark Fan Unia State and Regina Agren riding – 72.630%
      • 2012: Blossom of Snow WHHF and Hillary Kissick – 73.889%
      • 2011: Santiago and Kari McClain – 75.156%
      • 2010: Zippity Do Dah and Nancy Arend – 74.514%
      • 2009: Mitras and Gail Redinger – 69.667%
      • 2008: Nairobi and Kari McClain – 70.379%
      • 2007: Liberty LHF and Molly Martin – 71.18%
      • 2006: Liberty LHF and Molly Martin – 75.3473%
      • 2005: Weydor Dazand and Belynda Moore – 70.175%
      • 2004: Whispered Dreams and Deborah Dougherty – 71.389%
      • 2003: Picasso and Whitney Bard – 72.708%
      • 2002: Alvaro and Kathleen Doyle – 68.937%
      • 1997: Wendy Redhouse and Alexandra
      • 1995: Son of a Huh and Diane Royce


Past lists of Qualified Freestyle Rides (including runners up):

 

DSHB

 

Special Awards

  • Volunteer of the Year
2000 Joyce Stride
2001 Betty Brown
2002 Joyce Stride
2003 Karen DeLano
2004 Rose Newman
2005 Jeffrey Jones
2006 Rose Newman
2007 Francy Haupt
2008 Marsha Taylor
2009 Barbara T. Funk
2010 Lou Anne McKown
2011 Norma Talburt and Linda Sanders
2012 Sharon Knowlton
2013 Sally A. Temple
2014 Shannon Larabee
2015 Carol Jackson
2016 Jaimie Lewellyn

 

  • Chapter Newsletter Award
2001 North Willamette Valley
2002 North Willamette Valley
2003 Central Oregon Chapter
2004 Siskiyou Chapter
2005 Central Oregon Chapter
2006 Central Oregon Chapter
2007 Central Oregon Chapter
2009 North Willamette Valley Chapter – View
2010 – Pacific Crest Trail Chapter
2011 – Umpqua Valley Chapter
2012 – Twin Rivers Chapter
2013 – Twin Rivers Chapter
2013 & 2014 – No nominations
2015 – Umpqua Valley Chapter
2016 – Umpqua Valley Chapter

 

  • Mary Ann Judkins Memorial Instructor Award
1993 Mary Ann Judkins
1994 Teri Emrich
1995 Janet Harvey
1996 Barbara Cathcart
1997 Harriet Hauser
1998 Kathy Everman
1999 Ernst Herrmann
2001 Judith McNames
2000 Debbie Evans
2002 Linda Jones
2003 Mary Spini
2004 Brooke Voldbaek
2005 Janice Dill
2006 Michelle Ives-Purdy & Darrel Purdy
2007 Julie Hook
2008 Debbie Spence
2009 Cynthia Saunders
2010 Kathy Casey
2011 Kimberlee Barker
2012 Estelle Thompson Keating
2013 Heather Oleson
2014 Jill Seely
2015 Leslie Taylor Chapman
2016 Suzan Davis Atkinson

 

  • Teresa Dunlap Trophy – Special Recognition Award
1988 Joyce Heinke
1989 Joyce Steinbock
1990 Barbara Funk
1991 Joyce Stride
1992 Donna Longacre
1993 Linda Coates-Markle
1994 Ann Hartell
1995 Carey Evans
1996 Gaye McCabe
1997 Linda Landre
1998 Dagmar Fancher
1999 Winnie Heiney
2000 Linda Wick
2001 Alice & Lynn Loomis
2002 Justin & Ginny Rattner
2003 Janet Snazuk
2004 Cynthia Prater
2005 Tory Kelly
2006 John Craven
2007 Carol Jackson
2008 Rose Newman
2008 Corinne Stonier
2009 Siobhan Barker
2010 Donna Thayer
2011 Marsha Williams
2012 Michael Wisbeski
2013 Ed Miller
2014 Christopher Main
2015 Francy Haupt
2016 Sarah Diebert

 

  • Support Person Extraordinaire Award
1995 Karla Baur
1996 Don Weidner
1997 Stan Young
2003 Pete Jorgensen
2004 Sylvia Kantas
2005 Kaye Phaneuf
2006 Sarah Diebert
2007 Lynn Bury
2008 Melissa Frasier
2009 Rob Boyle
2009 Kristi Marshall
2010 Dave Kane
2011 C Brant Page
2012 Rennie Squier
2013 Russ Funk
2014 Lauren Davis Baker
2015 Eileen Parent
2016 Chris Feves

 

  • Sportsmanship Award

2005 Bernadine Diers
2006 Nancy Connolly
2007 Jeremy Steinberg
2008 Nicki Grandia
2009 Holly Cisneros
2010 Lindsay Hall
2011 Jessica Wisdom
2012 Emily Park
2013 Christiana Logan
2014 Jessica Rattner
2015 Brandy Jones
2016 Christine Erikson

 

  • Connie J. Keith Memorial Trust Award
1995 Tracey Moneta (Training Level)
1995 Nancy Montheith (1st Level)
1995 Linda Acheson (2nd Level)
1996 Linda Yeates (Training Level)
1996 Suzanne Ronning (1st Level)
1996 Elizabeth Kierkegaard (2nd Level)
1997 Marsha Williams (1st Level)
1998 Diane Hansen (1st Level)
1999 Jackie Paul (Training Level)
1999 Cynthia Chevrier (2nd Level)
1999 Cathleen Woore Vanzwol (1st Level)
1999 Patti Goodwin (2nd Level)
2000 Jeanne Getman (Training Level)
2000 Karen Corsini (1st Level)
2000 Cathleen Woore Vanzwol (2nd Level)
2002 Dorothy Richardson
2003 Elizabeth J. Bennett
2004 Janet Jones (Training Level)
2005 Helen Ferguson (2nd Level)
2005 Elizabeth Harris (1st Level)
2006 Debra Ringold (Training Level)
2007 (none)
2008 Laurie Adair (First Level)
2009 Carrie Olson (First Level)
2010 Marianne Thomas (Training Level)
2010 Marianne Thomas (Training Level)
2010 Jackie Brunken (First Level)

 

  • President’s Choice Horse Ambassador
1991 Rufus
1993 Armed and Alert
2000 Conversano Pirouette
2001 Nick
2002 Simon
2003 Kasper
2004 Jakarta
2005 Farrari
2006 Suzy
2007 Parocco
2008 Lord of the Ring
2009 Harbor Mist
2010 Heart B Porter Creek
2011 North Forks Cardi
2012 SB Flame Dancer
2013 Delta Olenas Gunner
2014 Rockette DG
2015 Gerrit
2016 Pickle-N-Spice

 

  • ODS Nate Asby Inspirational Award
2015 Nate Asby 2016 Karina Molatore

 

  • ODS Chapter Merit Award
2004 Chehalem Mountain Chapter
2005 Chehalem Mountain Chapter
2006 Pacific Crest Trail Chapter
2007 Cascade Chapter
2008 N/A
2009 Pacific Crest Trail Chapter
2010 Chehalem Mountain Chapter
2011 North Willamette Valley Chapter
2012 Chehalem Mountain Chapter
2013 Columbia County Dressage Chapter
2014 North Willamette Valley Chapter
2015 N/A
2016 Pacific Crest Trail Chapter

 

  • Horse of the Year

 

2011 Inductees

Bronze/Stephen Page – in 1978, “Bronze earned the USDF Bronce – the first Oregon horse to do so. In 1981, he won the coveted one single high percentage award given in the nation to national placins at Second and Third levels. He died in 1991.

Galileo/Estelle Keating Thompson – the first Oregon pair to achieve Grand Prix in 1985. They were a popular demo team at other equine events.

Excalibur/Mary Ann Judkins -the second Oregon pair to achieve Grand Prix. In 1990, ODS established the Excalibur Freestyle Award in “Mon-Kee’s” honor. In 1993, the Mary Ann Judkins Instructor award was initiated.

Joyful/Cary Evans – a track reject who went through the levels to Intermediare I, where she ranked 5th nationally. Her daughter “Enjoy” and Cary performed their Century Ride in 2006 – being the first woman in the Northwest to qualify for the Dressage Foundation’s prestigious “Century Club.” Cary is the 34th achiever in the US. Joyful died in 1994.

Trail Bender/Winnie Heiney-Duncan – “Bender” loved riding to Rag Times tunes in Third Level freestyles. In 2007, at the age of 25, Bender and Winnie (then 76) joined the elite Dressage Foundation’s “Century Club” which numbered 45 after their addition.

E.F.M. Desperado/Kathy Casey, rider/Jim and Laura Smith, owners – this was a small horse with a big heart. He placed first in USDF All Breeds in Prix St. Georges, Intermediare I Musical Freestyle, Intermediare II and Grand Prix, plus rode to a hoset of ODS Championships. He died in 2011 at the age of 25.

Chex In The Mail/Marsha Williams – he went through the USDF levels to Fourth; after retirement, he served as a schoolmaster and as a Healing Reins hippotherapy horse. He was 26 years old at the date of nomination.

Lexington/Caitlin Wisboski – he changed careers in 2005, leaving the eventing world to become a dressage schoolmaster. He has taken Caitlin and two other young riders up the levels to Fourth and each achieved the USDF Bronze Medal. He was 24 years old at the date of nomination.

Star Struck/John Craven – “Bill” competed through Intermediare I prior to pairing with John. They earned the USDF Bronze medal. He was a generous schoolmaster who taught not only his riders, but many ODS members in teh gallery at clinics and expositions. Bill died in 2011.