Central Plains Dressage Society

2020 Year End Awards Program

2020 Series Data

Recognized Dressage Shows (through September 5) 

Recognized Western Dressage Shows(through Sept 12)

Schooling Shows (though October 17)

(included: East & West areas; Dressage & Western Dressage)

Rules and Eligibility

  • You must be a member of the Central Plains Dressage Society (CPDS) to participate in the program.  Scores earned prior to joining CPDS WILL count as long as the rider is a member by April 1.  After April 1, scores will only count if the rider is a CPDS member.  In other words, you may join in June and still be eligible for year end awards.  But only scores earned after the date you join will be recorded.  We are offering multiple sets of awards.

    • Recognized Dressage Shows

    • Recognized Western Dressage Shows

    • Schooling Shows (Includes dressage and western dressage)

    • NOTE: Schooling show awards will NOT be split East/West area for 2020

  • Scores are earned by horse/rider combination.  A horse may be ridden by more than one rider.

  • Awards are based on a median percentage

  • Scores may only be earned at CPDS shows.  CPDS is offering the following 2020 opportunities (subject to change).  Please note that some schooling show dates may change depending on facility availability.

    • USEF Recognized Dressage shows – March 29, April 25-26, May 30-31; June 27-28; Sept 5; October 31

    • USEF Recognized Western Dressage – March 28, June 20, September 12, November 1

    • West Area Schooling – January 11, February 17, March 7, May 16, June 20, July 11, Sept 12, Sept 21, October 24

    • CPDS East Schooling Shows – March 21, April 11, May 23, June 6, September 26, October 17

    • NOTE: Schooling Show awards will not be split East and West for 2020. 


Scores and Divisions

  • Scores are earned by horse/rider combination.  A horse may be ridden by more than one rider.

  • All scores are recorded.  The median score of the top 7 scores (unless noted below) will be used to calculate placings.  All other scores will be dropped.

  • Minimum number of scores is required as indicated below:

    • Equitation (recognized shows only) – 3 scores

    • Introductory through third level dressage – 7 scores

    • Introductory and Training Level Schooling Shows 10 & under and 8 & under – 5 scores

    • Fourth level, Prix St Georges, Intermediate I, Intermediate II, Grand Prix – 4 scores

    • Sport horse in hand (schooling shows only) and musical freestyle – 4 scores

    • Western dressage introductory through level 1 – 7 scores

    • Western dressage level 2, 3, 4 and freestyle – 5 scores

    • A minimum overall median score is required to earn a CPDS year-end award.  That minimum is 57% for all levels.

  • Scores are updated after each show and will be posted on http://www.horseshowconsulting.com  

  • Awards will be presented at a CPDS party sometime in November.  Awards will include: Champion, Reserve, 3rd through 6th place. Divisions are: Open, Junior; Amateur in all categories.  Schooling show awards will also include 8 & under and 10 & under for introductory and training level.


Click here to print 2020 Year-End Award program rules

2019 Results

Summary of Placings - All Categories

Recognized Dressage Shows (Final Standings)

Recognized Western Dressage Shows (Final Standings)

West Area Schooling Shows (Final Standings)

East Area Schooling Show (Final Standings)

2019 Winter Series Working Equitation Final Standings

2018 Final Placings 

Overall (all shows combined)

Recognized Shows Only

West Schooling Shows Only

East Schooling Shows Only


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