Rule 12.7 CHJA Medal Finals Class Format

In order to hold a CHJA Medal Final Class, there must be a minimum of 3 properly attired competitors. The CHJA medal finals will be run in a three phase format. Phase I is a jumping round counting 40% of each exhibitors total score. Failure to complete Phase I does not preclude the exhibitor from competing in Phase II or Phase III. Phase II is a flat portion which counts 20% of each exhibitors total score. Failure to complete Phase II does not preclude the exhibitor from competing in Phase III. Phase III a jumping round counting 40% of each exhibitors score. After the completion of Phase I, II, and III, the judge will ask a minimum of the top 4 riders, if available, to perform additional testing.

  1. CHJA Junior Medal Finals - 3'3" A minimum of four (4) riders, if available, will be required to do additional testing, USEF tests 1 - 19. A trophy will be awarded to the champion and ribbons will be presented through eighth (8th) place May be combined with CHJA Adult Medal Finals
  2. CHJA Adult Medal Finals - 3'3" A minimum of four (4) riders, if available, will be required to do additional testing, USEF tests 1 - 19. A trophy will be awarded to the champion and ribbons will be presented through eighth (8th) place. May be combined with CHJA Junior Medal Finals.
  3. Columbine Junior Medal Finals - 2'9" A minimum of four (4) riders, if available, will be required to do additional testing, USEF tests 1 - 9. A trophy will be awarded to the champion and ribbons will be pre- sented through eighth (8th) place. A rider must have CHJA Beginner status at the time of the medal final to be eligible to compete. May be combined with Columbine Adult Medal Finals
  4. Columbine Adult Medal Final - 2'9" A minimum of four (4) riders, if available, will be required to do additional testing, USEF tests 1 - 9. A trophy will be awarded to the champion and ribbons will be pre sented through eighth (8th) place. A rider must have CHJA Beginner status at the time of the medal final to be eligible to compete May be combined with Columbine Junior Medal Finals.
  5. Col. R. L. Robertson Medal Finals - 3' A minimum of four (4) riders, if available, will be required to do additional testing, USEF tests 1 - 19. A trophy will be awarded to the champion and ribbons will be presented through eighth (8th) place. May be combined with the Ruth Ayers Medal Final.
  6. Ruth C. Ayres Medal Finals - 3' A minimum of four (4) riders, if available, will be required to do additional testing, USEF Tests 1-19. A trophy will be awarded to the champion and ribbons will be presented through eighth (8th) place. May be combined with the Col. Robertson Medal
  7. Dorothy Roberts Memorial Medal Finals - 3’ A minimum of four (4) riders, if available, will be required to do additional testing, USEF tests 1 –19. A trophy will be awarded to the champion and ribbons will be presented through eighth (8th) place.
  8. CHJA Pony Medal Finals - Sm - 2’ Md - 2’3” Lrg - 2’6” A minimum of four (4) riders, if available, will be required to do additional testing, USEF tests 1 - 9. USEF rules governing age of pony riders apply. A trophy will be awarded to the champion and ribbons will be presented through eighth (8th) place.
  9. Stirrup Medal Class at Medal Finals Short, Medium, and Long Stirrup Medal classes will be held at Medal Finals. The classes will consist of one round over fences which has two or more USEF tests 1-9 included in the course and a flat phase. Additional testing may be required at the discretion of the judge. Ribbons will be presented through eighth (8th) place and double points toward the Stirrup Medal Year End Award will be awarded through sixth (6th) place.