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Rider Awards

USDF Rider Awards are based strictly on the scores the rider achieves over time and need not be earned in one competition year. To learn more about each award, see the links below. Or, see our most current rider award recipient list.

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Rider Performance Awards
This award may be achieved at Training, First, and Second Levels. Please visit the USDF Member Guide for more information.

Rider Award Medals
Rider medals (bronze, silver, and gold) are awarded based on attaining the required scores at the necessary levels. Please visit the USDF Member Guide for more information.

Masterís Challenge Awards
An award to recognize riders age 60 and over, these awards span each level, Training through Fourth and FEI. Please visit the USDF Member Guide for more information.

Musical Freestyle Rider Awards
After earning the respective rider award medal (bronze, silver, or gold), a rider is eligible to earn the musical freestyle bar by achieving the required scores at each necessary level. Please visit the USDF Member Guide for more information.

Dressage Seat Equitation Rider Awards
An award to recognize the achievements in Dressage Seat Equitation for junior/young riders, adult amateurs and professionals. Please visit the USDF Member Guide for more information.