Sydney Dressage Annual Awards

Every year Sydney Dressage Inc. conducts annual awards to recognise the success and achievements of our members.  Once the rider and owner join as financial members of the club, they are automatically eligible and included in our awards program. Please note all performances prior to the rider and owner becoming a member are ineligible. The awards we offer include:

Horse of the Year Awards

Horse and pony of the year awards are calculated by averaging the top four scores (i.e. percentages) achieved at the one level. Both Official Competitive and Unofficial Participant scores are included (but not HC scores) at all levels from Preliminary to Advanced and results for FEI classes will be calculated by averaging the top two scores.

Open Preliminary HOTY
Amateur Owner Rider Preliminary HOTY
Open Novice HOTY
Amateur Owner Rider Novice HOTY
Open Elementary HOTY
Amateur Owner Rider Elementary HOTY
Open Medium HOTY
Amateur Owner Rider Medium HOTY
Open Advanced HOTY
Amateur Owner Rider Advanced HOTY
Amateur Owner Rider FEI HOTY
Open Pony of the Year
Amateur Owner Rider Pony of the Year

Off The Track Award

The Off The Track Awards are presented to horses and rider combinations which compete in our OTT classes. The award is calculated by averaging the top 2 scores at one level. We award prizes to both the Standardbred and Thoroughbred divisions.

Rising Star Award

The Rising Star Award is presented to the rider and horse combination who have improved the most throughout the year. The winner of the award will be chosen at the discretion of the SDI Committee and announced with the HOTY results.

Tennyson Stud Award

The Tennyson Stud Award recognises a member and horse combination with the highest percentage score calculated by averaging each rider/horse combination’s top four scores, regardless of level. At least one score must come from an Official Competitive Class. This trophy has been kindly donated by Claire Seidl of Tennyson Stud.


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