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Trophies

Wessex 2019 Season Trophies & Awards explained​

 

WESSEX RIDES

Due to some changes to the ride calendar the following national rides will count as Wessex rides for 2019

  • Hardys Ride

  • Cerne Giant

  • Golden Horseshoe

  • Tresham

  • Piddle

  • Phoenix

  • Bonham

 

Snowdrop and Cerne Social will count towards the Pleasure ride trophies.

Terms and Conditions for Wessex Trophies

  • You need to be a Wessex (Full or Associate) Member when you do the first ride to count for an award. Points are NOT backdated from when you were a non-member, or belonged to another Group.

  • You must have helped (AND registered your help) at a Wessex Ride or Event during the season

  • High Point means your best total trophy points from the qualifying rides.

  • ‘Horse’ means horse or Pony (except Melinwynt and What Now which apply to ponies)

  • Foundation GERs (short Graded Rides introduced this year, nationally awarded ‘distance’ achieved but not trophy points) can qualify as the ‘1 Wessex ride’ needed where Wessex trophy criteria stipulates this is required. Whilst the ride will count as one of the maximum number of rides required, zero points will be attributed.

*The rider must inform the results secretary of the ride they have helped at via the form below this paragraph, WITHIN 2 WEEKS following the event, unless returning a completed Ride Log with official signature from the Ride Organiser, Technical Steward, or Secretary of the ride helped at. Ride Logs must be returned by 30th November.

If you wish to be considered for Breed Trophies, you must ensure that a copy of your breed certificate is lodged with EGB main office.

 In the event of a tie the committee’s decision is final.

Riders are encouraged to use the Wessex Ride Log to keep a record of the rides they have completed.

​Pleasure riders must return the Log to be considered for the Yavelin Shield and the Pleasure Pairs Shield. The Ride Log can be downloaded Here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WESSEX RIDES ONLY 

The following trophies only count points or km’s from Wessex rides, best 5 rides to count unless otherwise stated.

MYEBON TROPHY - Presented by Olive Linge

Awarded to the Wessex Horse or Pony, ridden by any Wessex Group member, gaining the most points in Wessex Group Rides.

 

MARLPIT TROPHY - Presented by Maureen Johnson

Awarded to the regular crew of the winner of the Myebon Trophy.

CROSSMOOR CAZNA MEMORIAL TROPHY - Presented by Mike and Irene Farmer

Awarded to the Wessex Horse or Pony successfully completing the most kms  in rides up to and including 52kms (excluding first season novices). All Wessex and South West rides will count, but at least ONE ride must be a Wessex ride.

 

THE ROSALIE TROPHY - Presented by Louise Graham

Awarded to the Wessex Horse or Pony gaining the most points in Graded Rides of between 50kms and the maximum distance permitted for Graded rides.

​CAME PARK NOVICE/NOVICE TROPHY - Presented by the family of the late Mr. McGregor

Awarded to the Wessex Horse or Pony and Rider combination gaining the most points in Novice division rides in the Rider AND Horse or Pony's first season of competition and remaining as a Novice for the whole season. Best FIVE Wessex rides to count.

 

THE FRENCH LIEUTENANT TROPHY - Presented by Carol Legg

Awarded to the Horse / Pony bred by its current owner who must be a Wessex EGB member, gaining the most points in Wessex Group rides ridden by any EGB member. To be awarded to the owner of the horse/pony.

 

COCKY SOCKS MEMORIAL TROPHY - Presented by Vic and Julie Pedder

Awarded to the Highpoint Wessex Veteran Rider. Riders to be 60yrs old or over.

THE WESSEX DISTANCE TROPHY - Presented by the Wessex Group Committee

Awarded to the Wessex Adult Rider gaining the most points in Wessex Group rides, successfully completing on more than one horse or pony.

WESSEX JUNIOR TROPHY

Awarded to the Wessex Horse or Pony and Junior Rider combination gaining the most points in Wessex Group Rides.

YOUNG RIDERS ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - Presented by Liz Hinings

Awarded to the Wessex Horse or Pony and Young Rider combination gaining the most points in Wessex Group Rides.

LONDIANI TROPHY - Presented by Jim Harrison

Awarded to the reserve Junior Rider.

WHAT NOW TROPHY - Presented by Pat Kingston

Awarded to the Wessex Highpoint pony (14.2h and under) and adult (senior) rider combination.

OLIVE LINGE MEMORIAL TROPHY - Presented by Bernard Linge and Geraldine White

Awarded to the Horse or Pony and Rider combination riding at Open Level gaining the most points based on Performance Formula in Graded Endurance Rides up to the maximum allowable distance. Performance Formula points will be applied retrospectively to the ride results.  No novice or advanced rides will count.

WESSEX 80km ZAYIN RIDE TROPHY – Presented by Zayin Arabian Stud

Awarded to the Wessex Group Horse or Pony and rider combination gaining the most points in Wessex rides of 80km (+/-5%) in a day. GER and CER rides to count.

MELINWYNT STUD TROPHY - Presented by Sue Lees

Awarded to the Wessex rider and Pony combination gaining the most points in Wessex Group rides. Ponies must be British Native Pure-breeds and registered with a recognised British native pony society.

YAVELIN PLEASURE RIDE SHIELD - Presented by Chris Smyth

Awarded to the Wessex Horse or Pony and rider combination completing the highest Pleasure Ride distance. Wessex Associate members are also eligible for this trophy. All Wessex Group rides count. Competing in a Graded Endurance Ride (GER) does not exclude you from this trophy. Riders must return a completed Ride Log to the Results Secretary by 30th November 2019.

WESSEX PLEASURE PAIRS SHIELD - Presented by the Wessex Committee

Awarded to a pair of Horse or Pony and Rider Combinations registered for the competition which gains the highest combined distance of successfully completed Pleasure Rides run in the Wessex Group. All rides to count. Wessex Associate members are also eligible for this trophy. Pairs to be registered with the results secretary and each combination must return a Ride Log to the Results Secretary by the 30th November 2019.

WESSEX SEASON ROSETTE- Presented by the Wessex Committee

Awarded to Wessex Group Horse or Pony and Rider combination successfully completing FIVE Wessex Group Rides.

EPISTLE TEAM TROPHY - Presented by Sally Grant

Awarded to the team, consisting of three named Wessex Group Horse and rider partnerships, gaining the most combined points in Wessex rides. Nominations for teams, including a team name, must be registered via the website by 1st May.

 

WESSEX ‘CLEAN SHEET’ ROSETTE

Awarded to the Wessex owned horse or pony that has successfully completed all rides during the season having completed a minimum of 240km

 

HELPER OF THE YEAR

Awarded to the Wessex helper of the year.

 

ALL NATIONAL RIDES 

The following trophies count points or km’s from all EGB rides, best TEN rides to count (EIGHT for Novice) unless otherwise stated. For several of these trophies, one ride must be a Wessex ride.

PITTVALE TROPHY - Presented by Terry Graham

Awarded to the Wessex owned Horse or Pony, ridden by any Wessex Group member, gaining the most points in any Endurance GB Rides.

TOTTLE TROPHY - Presented by Kirsty Wiscombe

Awarded to the regular crew of the winner of the Pittvale Trophy.

HAGGIS TROPHY - Presented by Jane Devote

Awarded to the Wessex Highpoint Veteran horse. Horse or Ponies to be aged 18 years and over., ONE ride must be a Wessex ride

 

WESSEX ENDURANCE TROPHY - Presented by Fran Kallaway and Wendy Dunham

Awarded to the Wessex Horse or Pony gaining the most points in up to THREE Competitive Endurance Rides (CERs). The combination must have completed a Wessex graded ride to qualify.

WESSEX WANDERERS TROPHY

Awarded to the Wessex female rider and Wessex horse/pony combination gaining the most points in any Endurance GB graded Endurance rides (GERs),  ONE  ride must be a Wessex ride

 

WESSEX NOVICE TROPHY - Presented by Margaret Swords

Awarded to the Wessex Horse or Pony and Rider combination gaining the most points in Novice division rides in the Horse or Pony’s first season of competition and remaining as a Novice for the whole season. Best  EIGHT rides to count at least ONE ride must be a Wessex ride.

RANDALL McGregor MEMORIAL TROPHY - Presented by the family of the late Mr. McGregor

Awarded to the Wessex owned Horse or Pony gaining the most EGB points for FEI rides in the UK, ridden by any EGB member.

VELVET TROPHY - Presented by Prue Mackintosh

Awarded to the Wessex Highpoint Thoroughbred or non-Thoroughbred horse registered at Weatherbys. ONE ride must be a Wessex ride.

 

GOLD EMBLEM TROPHY - Presented by Lavinia Mitchell

Awarded to the Wessex Highpoint registered purebred Arab horse. ONE ride must be a Wessex ride.

 

FIESTA TROPHY - Presented by Wendy Dunham

Awarded to the Wessex Highpoint registered part-bred or Anglo-Arab horse. ONE ride must be a Wessex ride

 

LEIGH TROPHY - Presented by Fran Kallaway

Awarded to the Wessex Highpoint unregistered Horse or Pony. ONE ride must be a Wessex ride.

 

GWENBEE TROPHY - Presented by the Newman family

Awarded to the Wessex Male Rider gaining the most points Graded Endurance Rides (GERs). ONE ride must be a Wessex ride

 

BURSARY FOR A JUNIOR RIDER - Presented by Wessex Endurance Group 

Nominations should be sent to the Chairman of Wessex Committee by 30th November together with the member’s own written ideas of why he/she should be considered and what he/she would do with the bursary. The bursary will not be awarded consecutively to the same person. If no applications are received, then the bursary will not be awarded.

BURSARY FOR A YOUNG RIDER - Presented by Wessex Endurance Group 

Nominations should be sent to the Chairman of Wessex Committee by 30th November together with the member’s own written ideas of why he/she should be considered and what he/she would do with the bursary. The bursary will not be awarded consecutively to the same person. If no applications are received, then the bursary will not be awarded.

 

ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS – Presented by the Wessex Committee

  • First 80km

  • First 120km

  • First 160km