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Congratulations to our 2016 Award Winners!

Rider Awards
Cert of achievement: Sarah Pryor - Western dressage
Gold medal -Marie Maloney
Silver Medal -Susan Lang
Rider of the Year
    Recognized Dressage Western High Point Sarah Pryor
    Recognized Dressage English  High Point Haley Barrett
    Schooling Western Dressage Jr. High Point Abigail Moore
    Schooling Western Dressage Sr. High Point Deanna Pryor
    Schooling English Dressage Sr. High Point Cassie Black
    Recognized Combined Training Jr. Low Point Nick Staples
    Recognized Combined Training Sr. Low Point Jackie Schwartz
    Schooling Combined Training Sr. Low Point Stacey Reser
Horse of the Year all champions
    Recognized Dressage
        Training - Just Bob - Natalie McTaggart
        First - Beyonds Flashy Jet - Jessica Harrison
        Fourth - Peter Pan - Susan Lang
        PSG - Wred Cloud - Tricia Kaufman
        Grand Prix - Lazulite - Marie Maloney
    Schooling Dressage
        Intro - Skippin Zag - Cassie Black
        First - Parliament - Bekki Moore
    Schooling Western
        Intro - DS Prairie Fire - Deanna Pryor
        Basic - DS Prairie Fire - Sarah Pryor
    Recognized CT
         Prelim - Bound By Blood - Nick Staples
    Schooling CT
         Novice - Magic's Concern - Jackie Schwartz
    Breed of the Year - all Champions
         Thoroughbred English - Parliament - Bekki Moore
         Warmblood English - Lazulite - Marie Maloney
         AQHA English - Beyonds Flashy Jet - Jessica Harrison
         Pony English - Dartagnon - Taylor Wagstaff
         Arab Western - DS Prairie Fire
         Other English - Just Bob
And last but not least -- KDEA Volunteer of the Year for 2016:  Natalie McTaggart.  In recognition of her hours of volunteer service (a few involving alot of sweating while setting up arenas), her work as the Awards Chair (which includes not only year end awards, but KDEA schooling and recognized show ribbons and awards), her stepping up to Co-Manage the Hutch show (for 2017, but the work has already begun), and for her cheerful attitude and smile as she represents KDEA at schooling and recognized shows and events in our area.  

Congratulations to our 2015 KDEA Award Winners!

Volunteer of the Year – Lisa Bryant
Western Certificate of Achievement – Natalie McTaggart
Training Level Certificate of Achievement – Taylor Wagstaff

Rider of the Year
Recognized Show Dressage High Score – Senior – Jessica Harrison
Schooling Show Dressage High Score – Junior – Samantha Stephens
Schooling Show Dressage High Score – Senior – Cassie Black
Schooling Show Western High Score – Senior – Sarah Pryor
Schooling Show Combined Test Low Score – Junior – Erin Keith
Schooling Show Combined Test Low Score – Senior – Natalie McTaggart
Recognized Event Low Score – Junior – Nick Staples

Horse of the Year
Beginner Novice – CT – Just Bob – Natalie McTaggart
Novice CT – Wicked Good – Jennifer Boyer
Schooling Show Training Level Horse – Prima – Charlotte Pinkall
Schooling Show First Level Horse – Tom Luck – Samantha Stephens
Recognized Event – Preliminary – Bound By Blood – Nick Staples
Schooling Show – Western – Faded Hotrodder – Natalie McTaggart

Breed Awards
Thoroughbred Dressage Champion – Flying Diamond Belmont
Warmblood Dressage Champion – TGI Friday
AQHA Western Dressage Champion – Faded Hotrodder
Other Breed Dressage Champion – Just Bob
Other Breed CT Champion – Just Bob

Thank you to all who sponsored the Breed Awards!

Our awards year is from October 01 thru September 30.  In addition to being a KDEA member, 5 volunteer hours are required to be eligible for awards.  The awards forms and all information are available by clicking here . .  Scores are due in by October 20th so that year end awards can be determined and ordered in time for the Awards Meeting.


Performance Awards

You must be a KDEA member and signed up for recognized awards and our medals program for a score to be considered. You are not required to sign up for schooling show awards; however, you must be a member before earning the score.
You may turn in scores from one schooling show that is not sponsored by KDEA.
All scores must be postmarked no later than October 20th.

Awards Information and Criteria:  Click Here

Contact awards@kdea.org with any questions.