This award recognizes outstanding Fjord Horses who have accumulated 100 points in halter and performance classes and gives these animals the formal recognition their achievements deserve. The award will be indicated by means of an E after the horse's name. Winners of the award receive a certificate and a trophy and are permanently listed by the NFHR.
Eligibility: In order to be eligible for this award, the Fjord Horse must be registered with the Norwegian Fjord Horse Registry and the owner of the horse must be a member of the Norwegian Fjord Horse Registry.
Accumulation of Points: Points are accumulated from the time the horse is eligible for and is entered into the program. Points may be accumulated over a number of years. One hundred (100) points must be accumulated in approved events, including one first place ribbon. No more than 50 points may be accumulated in Halter (conformation) classes. Classes judged primarily on the rider (equitation, reinsmanship, etc.) will not count. Classes in which points may be accumulated include, but are not limited to:
NOTE: The Register of Excellence Award has an additional method of earning points directly from on-line national Equine organizations. The original method of completing forms and having them signed by the show secretary will continue to be the method of choice for most schooling, 4-h or local shows. Alternatively, if you attend licensed shows with USEF, USDF, USEA or ADS you may submit a year end final standing score summary from the organizations website between November 1 and December 31 of that show year. This alternative method allows records from shows where national standing is easily obtained and verifiable from the website.
Pleasure Riding, Hunter Under Saddle, Hunter and Jumper Over Fences, Western Pleasure, Saddle Seat Trail, Gymkhana, Ridden Dressage, Pleasure/Carriage Driving, Driven Dressage, Obstacle Classes, Marathon Driving, Competitive Endurance Riding & Driving, Draft Hitch, Ride and Drive, Single and Multiple Hitch.
Non-point earning classes include: all equitation classes, Lead Line, Walk-Trot, costume classes, reinsmanship, and groom's classes.
NEW AS OF 2018
Alternatively, if you attend licensed shows with USEF, USDF, USEA or ADS, you may submit a year end final standing score summary from the organizations website between November 1 and December 31 of that show year. Print the final summary for your horse directly from the organization's score list complete with the organizations logo. Attach your contact information and mail both to NFHR Awards Program, 1801 W County Road 4, Berthoud, CO 80513.
NOTE: It is your responsibility to verify that your scores to events that you attend are available to print from your website and submit to NFHR. These final scores are for licenses shows from the national organizations and DO NOT include schooling or local shows. Scores for non-licensed schooling and exhibition shows are not listed on the organization's website score check must be submitted in the original manner listed above.
Scores from licensed shows from USEF (United States Equestrian Federation), USDF (United States Dressage Federation), USEA (United States Eventing Association), USHJA (United States Hunter Jumper Association), USPEA (United States Para-Equestrian Association), USAR (USA Reining) and ADS (American Driving Society) will be scored higher due to the difficulty of these shows. Multiply each point awarded by 1.5 for these licensed shows.
First/6 points, Second/5 points, Third/4 points, Forth/3points, Fifth/2 points, Sixth/1 point.
|Point Scale |
|Number of entries ||1st ||2nd ||3rd ||4th ||5th ||6th |
|8 ||6 ||5 ||4 ||3 ||2 ||1 |
|7 ||5 ||4 ||3 ||2 ||1 ||-- |
|6 ||4 ||3 ||2 ||1 ||-- ||-- |
|5 ||3 ||2 ||1 ||-- ||-- ||-- |
|4 ||2 ||1 ||-- ||-- ||-- ||-- |
|3 ||1 ||-- ||-- ||-- ||-- ||-- |
| No points will be received in classes with fewer than 3 entries. |
To download documentation and application, click here.