Awards/ Standings/Results

Best of the West

Sponsored By
Dave Nicholson

Criteria: The pair with the most BC’s, chosen from the overall top 10 highest WDRA mileage horse & rider pairs.

Sandy Bar

Sponsored By
Tom Noll

Criteria: 10 consecutive completions. Multiple people can win this.

Compadres

Sponsored By
Tennessee Lane/SoCo Endurance

Criteria: Two or more riders who have completed the most WDRA miles together. (Any combo of horses/distances, combined miles of 2 or more riders who rode at the same rides.) Groups must submit mileage by December 1st. 

Churchill

Sponsored By
Tennessee Lane/SoCo Endurance

Criteria: Horse+Rider pair with most 100 mile completions. “Never, never, never give up.”

The Doubloon

Sponsored By
Neecee & Nelson Lane of La Veta, CO

Criteria: Exemplary sportsmanship, or horsemanship award. Must be nominated, by December 1st.

Western Traveler

Sponsored By
Tom Noll & Lynn R
(with a nod to Sally White and
Traveler of the GAHR)

Criteria: Horse and rider pair that completes a WDRA recognized ride in all “eleven” lower-48 westrern states in a single ride season.

First Decade

Sponsored By
Tom Noll & Lynn R

Criteria: Horse and rider pair that completes at least two WDRA recognized rides in each of the first ten years of the WDRA (2020 through 2029.)

Ride Manager of the Year

Sponsored By
The Eckles Family

Criteria: By vote of membership. Candidates must be RMs who hosted open WDRA rides that season.

Married Couple Award

Sponsored By
WDRA Annual Award

Criteria: Married couple with the most miles accumulated together. (Marriage being defined as 2 people who file a joint tax return, regardless of sex.) Couples must submit mileage by December 1st.

Family Club

Sponsored By
WDRA Annual Award

Criteria: Open to any family with two or more multigenerational family members riding together, Bronze Level – two generations, Silver Level – three generations ride together, Gold Level – four generations ride together. Families must submit mileage by by December 1st.

Trifecta Team

Sponsored By
Tom Noll

Criteria: Horse and rider team that complete three or more different recognized events in a year (by different we mean: Endurance, Ride and Tie, Endurance Driving, Mounted Orienteering, etc)

High Mileage Points

Horse-Only
Sponsored By
WDRA Annual Award

Criteria: May be a horse with multiple riders

High Mileage Points

SR Rider
Sponsored By
WDRA Annual Award

Criteria: SR may have multiple horses, SR=Senior division, 26+yo

High Mileage Points

SR Pair
Sponsored By
WDRA Annual Award

Criteria: One horse + One Senior Rider

High Mileage Points

YR Rider
Sponsored By
WDRA Annual Award

Criteria: YR may have multiple horses, YR=Young Rider, 16-25yo

High Mileage Points

YR Pair
Sponsored By
WDRA Annual Award

Criteria: One horse + One Young Rider

High Mileage Points

JR Rider
Sponsored By
Christoph Schork

Criteria: JR may have multiple horses, JR=Junior Rider, 0-15yo

High Mileage Points

JR Pair
Sponsored By
WDRA Annual Award

Criteria: One horse + One Junior Rider

High Competition Points

Horse-Only
Sponsored By
Global Endurance Training Center

Criteria: May be a horse with multiple riders

High Competition Points

SR Rider
Sponsored By
WDRA Annual Award

Criteria: SR may have multiple horses, SR=Senior division, 26+yo

High Competition Points

SR Pair
Sponsored By
WDRA Annual Award

Criteria: One horse + One Senior Rider

High Competition Points

YR Rider
Sponsored By
WDRA Annual Award

Criteria: YR may have multiple horses, YR=Young Rider, 16-25yo

High Competition Points

YR Pair
Sponsored By
WDRA Annual Award

Criteria: One horse + One Young Rider

High Competition Points

JR Rider
Sponsored By
WDRA Annual Award, Tonya Oaks-Stroud

Criteria: JR may have multiple horses, JR=Junior Rider, 0-15yo

High Competition Points

JR Pair
Sponsored By
WDRA Annual Award, Tonya Oaks-Stroud

Criteria: One horse + One Junior Rider

Most Rides Finished

Horse-Only
Sponsored By
WDRA Annual Award

Criteria: May be a horse with multiple riders

Most Rides Finished

SR Rider
Sponsored By
WDRA Annual Award

Criteria: JR may have multiple horses, JR=Junior Rider, 0-15yoSR may have multiple horses, SR=Senior division, 26+yo

Most Rides Finsihed

SR Pair
Sponsored By
WDRA Annual Award

Criteria: One horse + One Senior Rider

Most Rides Finished

YR Rider
Sponsored By
WDRA Annual Award

Criteria: YR may have multiple horses, YR=Young Rider, 16-25yo

Most Rides Finished

YR Pair
Sponsored By
WDRA Annual Award

Criteria: One horse + One Young Rider

Most Rides Finsihed

JR Rider
Sponsored By
WDRA Annual Award

Criteria: JR may have multiple horses, JR=Junior Rider, 0-15yo

Most Rides Finished

JR Pair
Sponsored By
WDRA Annual Award

Criteria: One horse + One Junior Rider

XP Ride Manager

Sponsored By
WDRA Annual Award

Criteria: Ride manager with the most starts that year, in honor of the historical ride managers with the most starts ever – The XP Ride managers, Dave and Annie Nicholson.

Virtual Distance Award

WDRA

Criteria: Horse + Rider Team with the highest virtual mileage. Mileage submitted by riders. (Miles verified by virtual event managers.)