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Help me out here - which GMOs offer a high score pony award at shows?

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  • Help me out here - which GMOs offer a high score pony award at shows?

    I know CDS California Dressage Society does.

    Any others?
    RoseLane Sportponies
    Golden State - 2012 Bundeschampion & 2014 USDF Horse of the Year
    Golden West - 2014 & 2015 Bundeschampion Pony Stallion
    Petit Marc Aurel- FEI Dressage Pony Stallion

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    I think Colorado has a pony dressage division.
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    • #3
      Nothing in Florida
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      • #4
        Our local shows offer ribbons to specific pony breeds (obtained from the breed associations).

        SWDC has a Pony Championship at Training and First levels.

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          yaya, do you know if the ribbons are solely for those registered with the breed registration that place/win or is it restricted to size (FEI pony card) and registration? I'm just curious as to whether or not there are pony [breed] awards specific to FEI pony eligible by measurement or if the breeds are more open (over height)?
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          • #6
            We have the East Coast Pony Cup in New York: http://www.centerlineevents.com/ECPC%20rules.pdf

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              #7
              thanks everyone- I am looking specifically for any GMO (other than CDS) that offers special pony ribbons (not breed sponsored) at their shows.
              RoseLane Sportponies
              Golden State - 2012 Bundeschampion & 2014 USDF Horse of the Year
              Golden West - 2014 & 2015 Bundeschampion Pony Stallion
              Petit Marc Aurel- FEI Dressage Pony Stallion

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              • #8
                Originally posted by honeylips View Post
                thanks everyone- I am looking specifically for any GMO (other than CDS) that offers special pony ribbons (not breed sponsored) at their shows.
                Rocky Mountain Dressage Society (RMDS) offers pony championship classes (both 1st and training, rider can be any age or division) at the championship show as well as year-end high point awards for ponies, again at training and 1st. I believe any pony that has a USEF pony card (under 14.2) is eligible, but I haven't known anyone who has ridden in it. A lot of the chapters within RMDS - it is actually one of the largest GMOs - also give pony year-end awards.

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                  #9
                  Good to know.

                  Does ANYBODY else other than CDS offer a "high score pony" award at every single show?
                  RoseLane Sportponies
                  Golden State - 2012 Bundeschampion & 2014 USDF Horse of the Year
                  Golden West - 2014 & 2015 Bundeschampion Pony Stallion
                  Petit Marc Aurel- FEI Dressage Pony Stallion

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                  • #10
                    honeylips,

                    Does someone other than CDS sponsor the high score award? Did someone donate a trophy? Just curious as to how it got started.
                    Ranch of Last Resort

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                    • #11
                      Kentucky Dressage Association has an FEI pony division this year. They also offer pony classes in the National show, but I don't know if they offer championships for that division. Here's the Prize List if you want to peruse it.

                      http://www.showsecretary.com/2013PL/2013kda.pdf

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                        exvet - I'm not sure who started it. But CDS does give a ribbon each show and an end of year high score winner plaque.

                        I'm trying to find out if any other GMOs are doing the same at EACH AND EVERY SHOW (not just at championships or offering the FEI Pony classes).
                        RoseLane Sportponies
                        Golden State - 2012 Bundeschampion & 2014 USDF Horse of the Year
                        Golden West - 2014 & 2015 Bundeschampion Pony Stallion
                        Petit Marc Aurel- FEI Dressage Pony Stallion

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                        • #13
                          NCDCTA (NC) offers a high score pony award at their yearly championship show (at least they did the year we won it). They do not (to my knowledge) offer a POY (is that even a term yet) award.

                          At some of our local shows in Raleigh they will offer high score pony/ small horse award (under 15h I think is their cut off). These are not GMO awards, just ones offered by the show organizer.
                          Read about my time at the Hannoveraner Verband Breeders Courses:
                          http://blumefarm.com/hannoveranercourse2011.html
                          http://blumefarm.com/hannoveranercourse2012.html

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                          • #14
                            The CDS award does make it extra fun to take my pony out to recognized shows, for sure!
                            If you are allergic to a thing, it is best not to put that thing in your mouth, particularly if the thing is cats. - Lemony Snicket

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                            • #15
                              Esdcta in new jersey has a trophy it awards...more info on their website
                              Appy Trails,
                              Kathy, Cadet & CCS Silinde
                              member VADANoVA www.vadanova.org

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                              • #16
                                Anne Gribbons' article in the last COTH was all about the importance of getting more ponies in dressage, and how critical ponies and pony-based riding schools are to the pipeline in Europe.
                                If you are allergic to a thing, it is best not to put that thing in your mouth, particularly if the thing is cats. - Lemony Snicket

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