Hosting an HDS Recognized Schooling Show
Recognized Schooling Show Requirements
Promote the advancement of Schooling Shows in Region 9 to promote furthering the art of dressage through education.
To be eligible for HDS Schooling Show Recognition the following requirements shall be met:
Show Management Considerations
No judge shall be required to officiate longer than 8 hours in one day, unless the judge has agreed in writing, and cannot be required to be on the competition grounds longer than 10 hours. Judges must be given at least a 45-minute lunch break and at least a 10 minute break every 2 hours.
Please contact your prospective judge to confirm level and type of classes to be offered.
You may offer all or a combination of the following classes:
1st through PSG Levels
Prix Caprilli (Intro, Training, 1st level) Western Dressage (Test of Choice)
Dressage Seat Equitation: Junior Walk/Trot (Intro), Amateur Walk/Trot (Intro), Junior Walk, Trot, Canter, and Amateur Walk Trot Canter
Rider Tests: Training, First and Second Levels
US Eventing Association (USEA) Dressage Tests
Year End Awards
In order for an HDS member to qualify for year end awards, they must have scores from 2-3 different judges (reference HDS year end awards criteria on the HDS website). To increase your chances for HDS member attendance at your show, you may need to select multiple judges if you are having multiple shows during the year.
HDS High Point awards shall be given only to current year HDS members.
Any individual may become an HDS member AT THE SHOW and become eligible to receive the HDS High Point Schooling Show award by completing the HDS Membership application and paying the membership fee. Application and fee will be collected by the Schooling Show Management and mailed to the HDS Treasurer (address located on the HDS website). HDS Membership application can be found on the HDS Website.
1. List the show in the Events Calendar of the HDS website and newsletter and send an email to HDS membership prior to the show date.
2. Post link on the HDS website (Schooling Shows calendar) to Show Management's website.
3. Provide to Schooling Show Management the HDS awards for presentation to HDS High Point Junior and Amateur Members at the show;
4. Post show results on the HDS website (Schooling Show section) if submitted by show management in a timely and appropriate electronic format
5. Recognize scores earned at HDS Recognized Schooling Shows for HDS members for computation of HDS year end awards.
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