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:

  1. 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;
  2. Submitted show results must include at least one USEF / CEF recognized event;
  3. Riders must complete and submit the following form with a copy of each test reported. Results may be randomly validated;
  4. Rider/horse combination may include results from a maximum of ten (10) classes only - scores may only be from Dressage Classes.
  5. Each rider/horse combination requires a separate entry.
  6. 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:

2. Points for your level within the event, shown 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
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:

  1. 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.
  2. Submitted show results must include at least one ADS/CEF recognized event.
  3. Drivers must complete and submit the form below with all the appropriate information. Submitted points may be randomly validated.
  4. 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.
  5. Each driver/horse or team of horses requires a separate entry.
  6. 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:

Type of Event or Show Show Points
Recognized CDE (USEF, ADS, CEF)
6
ADT, HDT (USEF, ADS, CEF) 
5
CT; SD (USEF, ADS, CEF) 4
Driven Dressage Test; Driving Derby (USEF, ADS, CEF)  3
Driving Class at show (USEF, ADS, CEF) 2
Non-Recognized Event 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 ADS / CEF recognized HDT 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

 

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

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

Youth Performance Dressage

Youth Performance Driving

 

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