Evaluation Achievements

A. GENERAL RULES

  1. Award levels can be noted on the registration certificate. A new certificate can be ordered by returning the current registration certificate and paying the current certificate replacement fee.
  2.  Awards, Recognition and scores will only be published if the owner gives permission.

B. STAR AWARD

The Star Award is given to horses that attain qualifying scores in theConformation/ Movement portion of the evaluation program.a . 60-69 Score will be given a Three Star recognitionb. 70-79 Score will be given a Four Star recognitionc. 80-100 Score will be given a Five Star recognition

C. GOLD MEDALLION OF QUALITY

Any horse with qualifying scores in the Conformation/Movement portion of the program and the Performance portion of the program will be awarded aGold Medallion of Quality. Gold Medallion of Quality in Under Saddle-Western requires a score of 70 or more in the Conformation/Movement Evaluation and a score of 70 or more in the Western Riding performance test.Gold Medallion of Quality in Under Saddle-English requires a score of 70 or more in the Conformation/Movement Evaluation and a score of 70 or more in the English Riding performance test. Gold Medallion of Quality in Driving requires a score of 70 or more in the Conformation/Movement Evaluation and a score of 70 or more in the Driving test.

D. VERSATILITY MEDALLION OF HONOR

Versatility is a very important attribute of the Gypsy Vanner Horse. Because of this it is encouraged that Gypsy Vanners be trained in a variety of disciplines. The ultimate horse has good conformation, movement, and is a willing Gypsy Vanner Horse Society, 2014 partner in multiple riding disciplines and driving. Tests can be taken over aperiod of time as training and skill level develop. When a horse has received a Gold Medallion of Quality in all three performance tests, that horse will be presented with the Versatility Medallion of Honor.

E. HALL OF FAME

A Gypsy Vanner stallion or mare can also be qualified for honors, based on recognition of the quality of its offspring. To be called a GVHS Hall of FameStallion or a GVHS Hall of Fame Mare the horse must meet the following requirements:

  1.  The horse must have offspring that are evaluated in the GVHS Evaluationprogram. These offspring must be evaluated in Conformation/Movement andin Performance.

    a. A Hall of Fame Stallion must have 5 offspring that have received a GoldMedallion of Quality.

    b. A Hall of Fame Mare must have 3 offspring that have received a GoldMedallion of Quality.

  2. The owner must notify the GVHS registrar if they have a horse that qualifiesfor the Hall of Fame by filling out the provided form. The information will beverified by the Registrar.