Belgian Warmblood Breeding Association: North American District

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Points or scores required for the Achievement Awards are accumulated over the lifetime of the horse. There is no limit for obtaining the necessary requirements. A horse can only earn each award in a division once. To be eligible for awards the $50 award nomination fee must be paid for each year you are submitting points when joining/renewing membership. If a horse earns more than one award in a year they will be awarded the highest award earned. Points must be submitted by November 30th for prizes sent in Feb/Mar.

Dressage

  • Certificate of Merit - Obtain ten scores of 60% or better at Training Level from at least five different USDF judges in USDF shows.

    Bronze - Obtain ten scores of 60% or better at First Level from at least five different USDF judges in USDF shows.

    Silver - Obtain ten scores of 62% or better at Second Level or ten scores of 60% or better at Third Level under at least five different judges in USDF shows.

    Gold - Obtain ten scores of 60% or better at USDF Fourth Level or above from at least five different judges in USDF shows.

Eventing: See Points Chart (.PDF)

  • Certificate of Merit - Earn 30 points at Novice in events recognized by the USEA.

    Bronze - Earn 30 points at Training in events recognized by the USEA.

    Silver - Earn 30 points at Prelim in events recognized by the USEA. Five points awarded for each completion at Prelim.

    Gold - Earn 30 points at Intermediate or above in events recognized by the USEA. Five points are awarded for each completion at Intermediate or above.

Hunter: See Points Chart (.PDF)


  • Certificate of Merit - Earn 300 points in USEF shows in divisions with fences 2'6" - 2'9" (Baby Green or Pre- Adult Amateur for example)

    Bronze - Earn 400 zone points in USEF shows in divisions with fences 3'- 3'3" (Pre-Green or Adult Amateur for example)

    Silver - Earn 400 national points in USEF shows in divisions with fences 3'6" or higher (First or Second Year Green, Amateur Owner, or Regular Working Hunters for example)

    Gold - Earn 600 national points in USEF shows in divisions with fences 3'6" or higher (First or Second Year Green, Amateur Owner, or Regular Working Hunters for example)

Jumper: See Points Chart (.PDF)

  • Certificate of Merit - Earn 150 points in USEF or FEI shows over fences .90m - 1.0m.

    Bronze - Earn 150 points in USEF or FEI shows over fences 1.10m - 1.15m.

    Silver - Earn 300 points in USEF or FEI shows over fences 1.20m - 1.35m.

    Gold - Earn 300 points in USEF or FEI shows over fences 1.40m or higher.

    Jumper Point Scale Gold and Silver (.PDF)

BWP/NAD Breeding Awards Program

  • Dressage Breeding:

    Certificate of Merit - Earn 4 scores of 65% or better under at least three different judges in 2 different USDF recognized shows.

    Bronze - Earn 6 scores of 65% or better under at least four different judges in 4 different USDF recognized shows.

    Silver - Earn a USDF lifetime score of 70% or better under at least four different judges in four different USDF recognized shows.

    Gold - Earn a USDF lifetime score of 74% or better under at least six different judges in six different USDF recognized shows.

    Future Event Horse Breeding:

    Certificate of Merit - Earn 2 scores of 65% or better under at least two different judges in USEA recognized shows.
    Bronze - Earn 4 scores of 65% or better under at least four different judges in USEA recognized shows.
    Silver - Earn 4 scores of 70% or better under at least four different judges in USEA recognized shows.
    Gold - Earn 6 scores of 70% or better under at least six different judges in USEA recognized shows.

    Hunter Breeding:

    Certificate of Merit - Earn 10 zone points under at least two different judges in USEF recognized shows.
    Bronze - Earn 15 zone points under at least four different judges in USEF recognized shows.
  • Silver - Earn 25 zone points under at least four different judges, including a Best or Reserve Best Young Horse in USEF recognized shows, or win a USEF Zone Champion or Reserve Champion.
    Gold - Earn 40 zone points under at least four different judges, including a Best or Reserve Best Young Horse in USEF recognized shows, or win a USEF National Champion or Reserve Champion.

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    * Recognized shows are those sanctioned by national organizations such as USEF, USDF, USEA,USHJA or FEI.
    * Results are published on the national organization website. If you wish to submit your results directly from the show secretary, please ask for an official print-out.
    * It is preferred that horses compete under their registered name. If the horse is competing under a name other than the registered BWP name, the Awards Secretary must be notified at the beginning of the show year.

    The Show Results Form is due by November 30th.
    Please send to Carolyn Rice - 5749 General Hunton Rd, Broad Run, VA 20137 or ashknollfarm@gmail.com;

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