Awards will be given for the top 3 places in the Open Division (Training through Grand Prix), and the top 2 places in the following divisions: Vintage Cup (50 and over), Adult Amateur, Musical Freestyle, Sporthorse Breeding and Junior/Young Rider.This award requires a DCBOA Nomination Form to be submitted by August 1st of the award year. The USDF has additional requirements, including membership, forms and fees that must be submitted. Please visit their site for compete instructions. If the DCBOA All Breeds Nomination for is received after August 1, a $50 late entry fee will apply.
USDF High Score Breed Awards
Draft Cross Breeders & Owners Association is proud to participate in the US Dressage Finals High Score Breed Awards. The high score breed awards are a valuable opportunity for additional recognition available at the US Dressage Finals.
There are four awards offered, two high-score awards for adult amateur riders, one for the national levels (Training through Fourth Levels combined) and one for the FEI Levels (Prix St. Georges through Grand Prix combined). There will also be two high-score awards for open riders, one for the national levels and one for the FEI Levels, as described above.
Eventing High Point Award
The Draft Cross Breeders & Owners Association is happy to announce that, in cooperation with United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA), we will be offering Annual High Point Awards in each of the following levels: Advanced, Intermediate, Preliminary, Training, Novice and Beginner Novice.
In cooperation with the United States Pony Club, the DCBOA is proud to offer its Rising Star Award to the top scoring DCBOA rider (riding a DCBOA registered horse) in Dressage, Eventing, Show Jumping, Polocrosse or Tetrathlon.
Riders must be current members of the DCBOA. Membership application and horse registration must be received by July 1. Deadline for Rising Star Application: July 1. For information on becoming a member of the United States Pony Club, please visit their site. If the DCBOA Rising Star Award Application is received after July 1, a $50 late entry fee will apply.
In cooperation with the American Driving Society, we will be offering an award in each of the 3 styles of competitive driving: Combined Driving, Pleasure, and Dressage. To be eligible, applicants must be current members of the DCBOA and The American Driving Society.
Additional details on application.For information on becoming a member of the American Driving Society, please visit their site:
In cooperation with the International Side Saddle Organization, we will be offering an award to the overall high point winner, who meets the requirements listed on the application. To be eligible, applicants must be current members of the DCBOA and The International Side Saddle Organization.For information on becoming a member of the American Driving Society, please visit their site:
The DCBOA is happy to announce our 200 Hour Award. We have been told that a majority of our members ride for pleasure. This program will offer a medal for members who complete 200 hours Riding or Driving their DCBOA Draft Crosses.To be eligible, applicants must be a member of the DCBOA during the entire period of time in which the 200 hours are accumulated. The horse ridden or driven must be registered or recorded with the DCBOA. (limit 1 medal per member per year)
DCBOA 200 Hour Award Log