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Application for Performance Merit

Use this form to apply for performance merit for your stallion, mare or gelding. Merit is available for their own performance, or their progeny's performance. Refer to the respective Performance Merit System Rules for requirements.

Performance Merit System Rules for Purebreds

RID, Class 1 and Class 2 stallions, mares and geldings may obtain merits through their own performance, or in the case of stallions and mares, that of their progeny. This document explains the performance merit rating for bronze, silver, and gold merit for multiple disciplines. Applies to purebred Irish Draughts only. Merit awards can be applied for after the horse’s competition career is over, or even after its death, so long as the results can be verified.

Performance Merit System Rules for RIDSH

Irish Draught Sport Horses who are registered with IDHSNA and have been approved for breeding and awarded RIDSH status are eligible for additional recognition for performance in USEF licensed competitions in Jumping, Eventing, and Dressage.

YEA (Awards) Rules

Year End Award Program Rules revised 12/2023

YEA Activity/Results Reporting

You may download this Excel spreadsheet if you have Excel and wish to fill in the form on your computer. (You must save it on your computer to use it...) Updated 3/2016.

YEA Activity/Results Reporting

Year-End Awards Activity Reporting Form (PDF). Record your placings. Updated 3/2016.

YEA Alias Reporting

Updated 3/2016.

YEA Fox Hunting Reporting

Use this form to report the Registered Name and Competition Alias for participants in Year End Awards program.

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