Year End Awards , Points and Banquet
Annual awards will be presented to the top 5 horses in each SMHJA approved division. Special recognition will be given to the Champion (High Point) and Reserve Champion (Reserve High Point). In the event of a tie, duplicate awards will be made.
Points shall be awarded as follows:
1st: 6 points 2nd: 4 points 3rd: 3 points 4th: 2 points 5th: 1 point
Full credit in under saddle classes will only be given if the horse has completed (not disqualified) at least one over fence class in that division. One half the points will be awarded otherwise. This rule does not apply to the equitation divisions. In order to be eligible for a division championship, the horse must have shown in one over fences class.
Points must be earned in at least two shows in order for a year-end awards to be given in that division For Hunter or Jumper Year End Awards, owner/lessee of the horse must be an SMHJA member to be eligible for year-end awards. For Equitation Year End Awards, rider must be an SMHJA member to be eligible for year-end awards. All members are responsible for reading all rules for eligibility for year-end awards prior to earning points. Please read the SMHJA Constitution for complete details regarding Year End Awards!