Member Awards

FHANA President's Trophy

 
This award is for the promotion of the Friesian by an individual who may use multiple horses to achieve the highest score.  This is a person who is best demonstrating the versatility of the Friesian horse.  The highest scoring rider/driver is added to the perpetual Presidential Trophy which remains on display at the FHANA offices in Lexington, KY.  All score sheets need to be submitted to the FHANA office by November 30 to be eligible.
 
The same rider/horse combination may not win two years in a row.

Eligibility:  Acceptance of competition results is contingent upon:
  • The rider must be a current member of FHANA at the time the scores are earned and the horse ridden must be a FHANA (KFPS) registered Friesian
  • Submitted show results must include at least one United States Equestrian Federation/Canadian Equestrian Federation recognized event.
  • Riders must complete and submit the following form with all of the appropriate information. Results may be randomly validated.
  • Rider/horse combination may include results from ten (10) classes only. Scores may be from dressage classes, driving classes, or a combination of both.  Please note however that the scoring is different for each type.
  • Recognized competitions may be American or Canadian.
To submit your results click on the division you wish to enter and use the form assigned to  that division.

Scoring for each event is made of three parts.

 
1. Points are granted for each type of show.  See the table below:
Type of Event or Show Show Points
National Championships 5
State/Provincial/Regional Championship 4
USEF/CEF Recognized Show 3
Non-recognized Show or schooling show 2
Pleasure or Fair (Road & show hack, English or Western pleasure, sidesaddle, combination drive/ride) 1
 
2. Points for your placing within the event, shown below:
Placing in Class Placing Points
1st 6
2nd 5
3rd 4
4th 3
5th 2
6th 1
 
3. Points for the total number of entrants in the class.  The point value is simply the number of entries in the class.
The total score for a class is determined by multiplying the Show Points times the Placing Points times the number of entries in the class.
 
Example:
Suppose you participate in an CEF/USEF recognized event and that you placed 3rd out of 11 entries. This event would be scored as follows:
For the type of show 3 pts
For the placing 4 pts
For the total number of entries in the class 11 pts
The total score would be 3 times 4 times 11 or 132 pts
 

FHANA Performance Awards

The FHANA Performance Awards are designed to reward FHANA members who are excelling in their discipline.  There are two (2) FHANA performance Awards Dressage and Driving.  The highest scoring rider/driver will be added to the appropriate FHANA perpetual trophy which will be on display in the FHANA office located in Lexington, KY.
 

FHANA Performance Dressage Award

 
The reporting form can be found here: Performance Dressage Award
 
Eligibility: Acceptance of competition results is contingent upon:
  • The rider must be a current member of FHANA at the time the scores are earned and the horse ridden must be an FHANA (FPS) registered Friesian;
  • Submitted show results must include at least one USEF / CEF recognized event;
  • Riders must complete and submit the following form with a copy of each test reported. Results may be randomly validated;
  • Rider/horse combination may include results from a maximum of ten (10) classes only - scores may only be from Dressage Classes.
  • Each rider/horse combination requires a separate entry.
  • Recognized competitions may be from the United States or Canada.
 
Scoring:  The score for each event that you participate is made of three parts:
 
1. Points are granted for each type of show. See the table below:
Type of Event or Show
Show Points
National Championships
5
State/Provincial/Regional Championship
4
USEF/CEF Recognized show
3
Non-recognized or Schooling Show
2
 
 
 
2. Points for your level within the event, shown below:
Dressage Level
Placing Points
Grand Prix
12
Intermediate 2
11
Intermediate 1
10
Prix St. Georges
9
Fourth, CEF Medium 3 & 4
8
Third, CEF Medium 1 & 2
7
Second, CEF Basic 3 & 4
6
First, CEF Basic 1 & 2
5
Training
4
 
3. Points for your placing within the event, shown below:
Percentage Score
Score Points
75.000 and above
6
70.000 - 74.999
5
65.000 - 69.999
4
60.000 - 64.999
3
55.000 - 59.999
2
50.000 - 54.999
1
The total score for a class is determined by multiplying the Show Points times the Level Points times the Score Points. 
 
Example:
Suppose you participate in a CEF/USEF recognized dressage show at First Level, and score 63%. This event would be scored as follows:
For the type of show 3pts For the level shown 5pts For the score 3pts The total score would be 3 times 5 times 3 or 45 points. ( 3 x 5 x 3 = 45)
For the type of show
3 pts
For the level shown
5 pts
For the score
3 pts
The total score would be
3 times 5 times 3 or 45 pts
 

FHANA Performance Driving Award

 
The reporting form can be found here:  Performance Driving Award
 
Eligibility: Acceptance of competition results is contingent upon:
  • The driver must be a current member of FHANA at the time the scores are earned and the horse (team of horses) driven must be a FHANA (FPS) registered Friesian.
  • Submitted show results must include at least one ADS/CEF recognized event.
  • Drivers must complete and submit the form below with all the appropriate information. Submitted points may be randomly validated.
  • Drivers may include results for one horse or one team from ten (10) classes only . Pleasure Driving events may result in qualifying scores from more than one class.
  • Each driver/horse or team of horses requires a separate entry.
  • Recognized competitions may be from the United States and/or Canada.
 
Scoring: The score for each event that you participate is made of three parts:
 
1. Points are granted for each type of show.  See the table below:
Type of Event or Show
Show Points
CDE (Combined Driving Event) recognized by USEF or ADS or CEF
6
ADT; HDT (Arena Driving Trial; Horse Driving Trial) recognized by USEF or ADS or CEF
5
CT; SD (Combined Test; Super Derby; Super Drive) recognized by USEF or ADS or CEF
4
Driven Dressage Test; Driving Derby recognized by USEF or ADS or CEF
3
Driving Class at a show recognized by USEF or ADS or CEF

Non-Recognized CDE 

2
1

 

Event Definitions:

Combined Driving Competitions:

3 day event = 3 distinct competitions over 3 days

2 day event = 3 distinct competitions over 2 days

driving trial = 3 distinct competitions with marathon only 1 section

arena trial = 3 distinct competitions that may be held in an outdoor or indoor arena

combined test = 2 competitions

A HDT is a carriage driving event with three phases of competition that include dressage, cones, and a marathon with hazards/obstacles. The event is a shortened form of a CDE (combined driving event) and great for any age, any level, and any equine.  

Driving Derby = one or more rounds over a course of cones and marathon type obstacles; a round is a timed competitions; marathon vehicles are encouraged

Super Derby is a driving derby plus cones and dressage

 

2. Points for your placing within the event, shown below:
Placing in Class
Placing Points
1st
6
2nd
5
3rd
4
4th
3
5th
2
6th
1
 
3. Points for the total number of entrants in the class. The point value is simply the number of entries in the class.
The total score for a class is determined by multiplying the Show Points times the Placing Points times the number of entries in the class.
 
Example:
Suppose you participate in an ADS / CEF recognized event and that you placed 3rd out of 11 entries. This event would be scored as follows:
For the type of show
5 pts
For the Placing
4 pts
For the total number of entries in the class
11 pts
The total score would be
5 times 4 times 11 or 220 pts

FHANA Youth Performance Awards

The purpose of the FHANA Youth Performance Awards is to promote and
encourage young people to compete KFPS/FHANA Friesian horses in
competitive driving and dressage. The FHANA Youth Performance Driving and
Dressage Awards will follow the already established point system and eligibility
requirements for the Performance Driving and Dressage Awards, with the
addition that the driver/rider must be 21 years of age or under as of December
31st
of the competition year. The competition year being January‚ÄźDecember.
The top award winners’ names will be placed on a plaque displayed in the
FHANA office and will receive the same prizes/awards the Adult Performance
Award winners receive.

Please see requirements above for your entry.

Reporting Forms:

Performance Dressage

Performance Driving

USDF All Breeds Awards

Requirements
  • Owner
    Must be a member of FHANA in good standing.  If this changes throughout the competition year both FHANA and the performance orgnization must be notified.  Owner of record with FHANA and USDF MUST match.
  • Rider
    There is no membership requirement for the rider.
  • Horse
    Must be registered with FHANA.
    Must be registered with USDF under the current owner of record at FHANA.
    Must be registered with USDF under it's EXACT KFPS/FHANA registered name. 
  • Required Scores
    All eligible scores are automatically recorded by USDF, nothing needs to be sent into FHANA.
*See USDF website, www.usdf.org for more details of requirements which may change from year to year. *
 

Chapter of the Year

The Chapter of the Year is a program that was designed to acknowledge all of the efforts of each of the FHANA chapters throughout North America. Each chapter is unique in how they participate within the organization and they help to promote the Friesian Horse. The Chapter will receive points in each of the following categories:
  • Membership Retainmainment and Growth
  • Shows & Competitions
  • FHANA Promotional Events
  • Clincs & Educational Events
  • DemonstrationsParadesInspections
  • Technology
The Chapter of the Year will receive a plaque from FHANA and would be presented during the following years Annual General Meeting. There will also be a perpetual trophy that will stay in the FHANA headquarters in Lexington, KY. The Chapter of the Year will also be eligible
a $500 grant to be allocated with Board approval.  

Each Chapter is required to track their volunteer hours and participating competitions. Chapter of the Year application deadline is November 30th of each year.

Chapter of the Year Example Sheet     Chapter of the Year Instructions


Born in the USA Friesian Affaire’s

Breeder’s Cup, FHANA All-Breeds USDF

 
‘Born in the USA’ is the only awards program of its kind in the country; It was developed to recognize and reward the achievements of Friesian horse breeders through their sport performance horses in North America.  Here, we honor the pursuit of honest competition and passion for breeding remarkable horses.
'Born in the USA' Breeder's Cup Award Criteria
 
  • Breeder must be a member of FHANA in good standing when horse was foaled.  The award may be distributed posthumously.  If alive, the breeder must still be a member of FHANA and in good standing when award was earned.  Breeder must be a US or Canadian resident or citizen. 
  • There is no FHANA membership requirement for the rider.
  • Horse owner must be member of USDF and FHANA and be in good standing when award is earned.
  • Horse must be registered with FHANA.  Horse must be registered with USDF under the current owner of record at FHANA. Horse must be shown under it's exact KFPS/FHANA registered name.  Horse must be foaled (or born) in the USA, US territory or North America.  Horses need not be conceived in the USA to qualify.

Award Eligibiltiy

  • Highest scoring horse: Scores calculated from all USDF Open classes (First Level through Grand Prix) including freestyles will be counted. 
  • Final results are median scores calculated by the USDF year-end final standings published on the USDF website of qualified horses only. 
  • A minimum 60.00% median establishes qualification with 8 scores.
  • All eligible scores are automatically recorded by USDF, nothing needs to be sent into FHANA. 
  • Eligibility determined by breeder’s address on horse’s registration papers on file with the FHANA.
 
FHANA, Friesian Affaire, LLC and USDF assume no liability to anyone for errors, omissions or changes.
 

Friesian Recreational Use Program

Beginning in 2017, FHANA members who enjoy recreational driving and/or riding will be able to earn recognition for time spent in its pursuit with the FHANA Recreational Use Program. The program, which will operate on the honor system, requires you to write down the number of hours that you spend recreationally driving and/or riding your horse. You drive or ride your horse and record that date and the number of hours on the log sheet.

Members will earn Award Lapel Pins for the following benchmarks: 250 hours, 500 hours, 750 hours, and 1,000 hours of cumulative recreational use. FHANA will contact recipients for a brief written summary and a photo to appear on the FHANA website, in our e-News, and in The Friesian Magazine.

Requirements:

  • Members need to complete and submit the Hours to Drive and/or Ride Log
  • Record the hours spent driving and/or riding your horse recreationally. When you reach a milestone, send your log forms to the FHANA Office % Sport Committee 4037 Iron Works Parkway, Suite 160, Lexington, KY 40511
  • FHANA will send you the appropriate pin and put your name on the website, in the e-News, and in The Friesian Magazine.
  • Return log sheets by November 30 to the FHANA office.

Recreational Use Form