A. GENERAL RULES
- 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.
- 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:
- 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.
- 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.