Sportaloosa riding incentives, year end and lifetime high point awards

For competitors

Registered Sportaloosas qualify for annual awards and lifetime bronze, silver and gold medallions for achievement in competition... all kinds of competitions and all kinds of disciplines.Sportaloosa members get real rewards, like this silver medallion

- Competing in Appaloosa halter classes?  You can record points.
- Out in hack classes?  Send in your points.
- Just completed an endurance ride?  Fire that points sheet through.
- Attended a western show?  You guessed it, send us the points form.
- Dressage, showjumping, campdrafting, pony club..... you name it, you can record points.
- Agility competition?  As long as the organisation running the event is keeping an official record of show records, you're ok to earn points.

See current and lifetime points standings here.

What to do

To have your points counted, print this form and take it and a copy of your Sportaloosa registration certificate to competitions. Complete it and have the relevant show official sign it for you, then send it back to us. Don't wait too long, as we collate our high point awards promptly.

Awards

Bronze medal certificate of ability - 100 points
This award can be earned in individual events eg. jumping, barrel racing etc or the allrounder award can be earned for points in 3 different events. 
Silver medal champion award - 250 points
In individual events and allrounder earned for points in 4 different events 
Gold medal elite award - 500 points
In individual events and allrounder earned for points in 5 different events

Points can be earned at all recognised shows: events run by any organisation/club that keeps official records on the performance of all horses entered in the event. Points are gained in open, novice and maiden classes judged on the performance of the horse; rookie, beginner and improver classes do not count. Double points are awarded for royal shows, national/state titles and open futurities.

Led horse points include halter points for Appaloosa/Knabstrupper and any other breed classes, hunter in hand, led hack, suitability and sport horse classes. 
Bonus points 5-10 horses shown
Supreme plus 2 
Champion plus 1 
Reserve champion plus half

Bonus points over 10 horses shown
Supreme plus 3 
Champion plus 2
Reseve champion plus 1

Points table for all events except jumping, dressage and eventing

Horses in class 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
1-2 1                  
3-5 2 1 ½              
6-10 4 3 2 1 ½          
11-15 5 4 3 2 1 ½        
16-20 6 5 4 3 2 1 ½      
21-30 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 ½  
31-40 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
41-50 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3
51-80 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6
81-100 20 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11

Add 10 points if over 100 horses in the class.

Points tables for dressage competitions

Preparatory, preliminary, novice/young horse classes plus musical freestyle

Percentage EFA/FEI official competitions All other recognised shows*
80-100% 9 8
75-79.9% 8 7
70-74.9% 7 6
65-69.9% 6 5
63-64.9% 5 4
60-62.9% 4 3
55-59.9% 3 2
50-54.9% 2 1

Elementary, medium, advanced and musical freestyle for this level

Percentage EFA/FEI official competitions All other recognised shows*
80-100% 18 16
75-79.9% 16 14
70-74.9% 14 12
65-69.9% 12 10
63-64.9% 10 8
60-62.9% 8 6
55-59.9% 6 4
50-54.9% 4 2

FEI Levels

Percentage EFA/FEI official competitions All other recognised shows*
80-100% 20 18
75-79.9% 18 16
70-74.9% 16 14
65-69.9% 14 12
63-64.9% 12 10
60-62.9% 10 8
55-59.9% 8 6
50-54.9% 6 4

Points tables for jumping and eventing competitions

Jumping
Eventing
D Grade/young horse 
Pre-novice
C Grade
Novice
B Grade
One Star
A Grade
Two Star
World Cup
Three Star
International
Four Star
1st 6 8 10 12 15 20
2nd 5 7 9 11 14 19
3rd 4 6 8 10 12 18
4th 3 5 7 9 11 17
5th 2 4 6 8 10 16
6th 1 3 5 7 8 15
7th   2 4 6 7 14
8th   1 3 5 6 15
9th     2 4 5 14
10th     1 3 4 13

* To be recognised, shows must keep a record of results.

High points categories 

Led Horse - includes halter, hunter in hand, led hack, suitability for dressage, led stock horse
Ridden Horse - includes all ridden events
Amateur Rider
- includes all amateur events
Youth Rider
- includes all youth events

Our points year runs from 1 January to 31 December.

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