Support our Affiliate Sponsors!
*FTC: May contain paid affiliate links
Support our Affiliate Sponsors!
*FTC: May contain paid affiliate links
Support Our Affiliate Sponsors!
*FTC: May contain paid affiliate links
Support Our Affiliate Sponsors!
*FTC: May contain paid affiliate links

Amanda Johnson "Dancing For Your Dreams" Musical Freestyle Award

amandajohnson2
All Images copyright © John Borys. All Rights Reserved.

December 2, 2018 the Dressage world lost a talented trainer, Amanda Johnson, to breast cancer, at the age of 37. In honor and celebration of her life, Deanna Hertrich and Dr. Kevin Nelson, DVM, are sponsoring the musical freestyle year-end award with WDCTA.

 

Year End Awards For Traditional (Classical) Dressage

031917 0306 WDCTA

For information on Western Dressage Awards, please click here

Traditional dressage awards program:

WDCTA offers great year-end ribbons & awards for competitors.

Scores are earned during the competition year starting in December from USEF/USDF recognized dressage shows or recognized schooling shows.

 

Submitted scores must be RECEIVED by November 30 or earlier - NO EXCEPTIONS

Divisions are defined as:

  • Open, Adult Amateur, and Junior/Young Rider 
  • Applicants may only compete in one Division per competition season.

Registration and Eligibility (Full Rules are on our FORMS page):

  • The rider and owner of the horse must be members in good standing of WDCTA at the time scores are obtained.
  • For in-hand classes, the handler does not need to be a WDCTA member, nor is it necessary to have the same handler for each class in order to qualify for year-end awards.
  • A horse and rider combination may win an award or championship at any given level more than once.  For In-hand Sport Horse Awards, Mature Horse (Mare/Stallion) may win more than once.
  • Maiden awards are only open to HORSES in their first year of showing at Introductory through Grand Prix. 
  • Championship registration for each horse and rider combination must be postmarked at least 1 day prior to the start of the first show from which they plan to submit scores
  • A fee of $25.00 (additional fee applies and is charged if paid online via Paypal) for each level must be paid for each horse and rider combination to be eligible for championships. If the horse/rider combination competes in more than one rider division, an additional fee of $25.00 (or as noted above) for each level must be paid. If competing for a Maiden award at any level an additional fee of $25 ( or higher if paid online via Paypal) must be paid. See Full Rules on our FORMS page for details.
  • The Awards Committee must be notified in writing and fees paid if adding a level or division later in the year prior to scores being earned at that level.
  • All registrations are for the show year December 1 through November 30.
  • Please see the Forms page for additional requirements.

For full rules and the WDCTA Year End Award submission form, see the Forms page.

NOTE: No refunds after the awards application and payment are submitted.

2019 Amanda Johnson Dancing For Your Dreams Winners

 Amanda Johnson
image of Amanda Johnson courtesty of © John Borys, All Rights Reserved

December 2, 2018 the Dressage world lost a talented trainer, Amanda Johnson, to breast cancer, at the age of 37. In honor and celebration of her life, Deanna Hertrich and Dr. Kevin Nelson, DVM, are sponsoring the musical freestyle year-end award with WDCTA. Champion and Reserve will be awarded to the horse & rider combination with the highest average traditional dressage musical freestyle score.

2019 Champion: PT Larkin, owned by Vicki Langer, ridden by Katie Foster

  amanda ptlarkin

"Thank you Deanna Hertrich and Dr Kevin Nelson DVM for this lovely cooler. It is such an honor in memory of Amanda Johnson. I want to also thank WDCTA for the musical freestyle championship award. A big thank you to my friend and great trainer, Katie Foster and my lovely boy PT Larkin." Vicki Langer, owner of PT Larkin

 

2019 Reserve Champion: Peponitas Dealing Aces, ridden by Nicole Dressen

 amanda nicole

 

Learn more about this award here

Wildcard SSL Certificates