Special Year End Awards for Group 2 and Group 3 Classes

  1. CHJA Hunter of the Year Award. The Top Honor Trophy. The CHJA Hunter of the Year will be determined from among the Year End Champions of the CHJA Green Hunters, CHJA 3' Open Hunters and CHJA 3'-3'5 Open Hunters. The determination will be made by dividing the number of points won in the qualifying classes by the number of points that could have been earned by winning every class in that one division throughout the year. Divisions that were combined will contribute to this calculation as the class could have been held in the combined division. The trophy was donated by Claudia Wilson.
  2. CHJA High Point Junior Equitation Rider The Fox Pointe Trophy. To be eligible the rider must be a junior member of CHJA (points earned while not a member will not count). Champion and Reserve Champion of the High Point USEF Junior Equitation Rider will be ineligible for this award. A member becomes eligible by winning a CHJA Junior Medal, CHJA Pony Medal or Col. R. L. Robertson Medal sometime during the show year. Points will count from the Following Group 2 classes: CHJA Children's Equitation (all ages), CHJA Pony Equitation flat and over fences, and the Deborah L. Donoghue Equitation classes. Points will be retroactive after winning the qualifying medal class. Points will be counted as per current rules. The trophy was donated by Kathy Hobstetter.
  3. CHJA High Point Adult Equitation Rider The London Fog Trophy. Champion and Reserve Champion of the High Point Group Adult Equitation Rider will be ineligible for this award. A member becomes eligible by winning a CHJA Adult Medal, Dorothy Roberts Memorial Medal or a Ruth C. Ayres Medal some time during the current show year (points earned while not a member will not count). Points will count from the following classes: Group 2 CHJA Adult Equitation and Deborah L. Donoghue Equitation classes. Points will be retroactive after winning the qualifying medal class. Points will be counted as per current rules. The trophy was donated by Julie Harrington.
  4. CHJA Junior Hunter of the Year The Just Enough Trophy. The CHJA Junior Hunter of the Year shall be determined in the same manner as the CHJA Hunter of the Year, but will be selected from among the Year End Champions of the CHJA Children's Hunter or CHJA Children's Pony Hunter. The trophy was donated by Yvonnie Wilson.
  5. CHJA Amateur Adult Hunter of the Year The Saturday’s Warrior Trophy. The CHJA Amateur Adult Horse of the Year shall be the Year End Champion of the CHJA Adult  Hunters. The trophy was donated by Hobby Horse Farms.
  6. Best Beginner Child Rider The Superfudge Trophy. The Best Beginner Child Rider shall be awarded to the 17 and under horse-pony/rider combination earning the highest number of points in the qualifying Group 3 divisions throughout the year. The award will be calculated by adding the highest number of hunter points in one qualifying hunter division and the highest number of equitation points in one qualifying equitation division. Qualifying divisions shall be: CHJA Low Children's Hunter, CHJA Low Children's/Adult Equitation, CHJA Short and Medium Stirrup Hunters, CHJA Short and Medium Stirrup Equitation. The trophy was donated by Nancy and Amy Burgess.
  7. Best CHJA Child Rider The Rebel Affair Trophy. The Best CHJA Child Rider shall be awarded to the 17 and under horse-pony/rider combination earning the highest number of points in the qualifying Group 2 divisions throughout the year. The award will be calculated by adding the highest number of hunter points in one qualifying hunter division, and the highest number of equitation points in one qualifying equitation division. Qualifying divisions shall be CHJA Children's Hunter, CHJA Children's Pony Hunter, CHJA Children's Equitation and CHJA Pony Equitation. The trophy was donated by the Brevard Family.
  8. Best CHJA Adult Rider. The Nightline Trophy. The Best CHJA Adult Rider shall be awarded to the adult amateur rider/horse combination earning the highest number of points in the qualifying Group 2 divisions throughout the year. The award will be calculated by adding the highest number of hunter points in one qualifying hunter division, and the highest number of equitation points in one qualifying equitation division. Qualifying divisions shall be: CHJA Adult Hunter and CHJA Adult Equitation. The Trophy was donated by the Brevard Family.
  9. Best Beginner Adult Rider The Centerfold Perpetual Trophy. The Best Beginner Adult Rider shall be awarded to the adult horse/rider combination earning the highest number of points in the qualifying Group 3 divisions throughout the year. The award will be calculated by adding the highest number of hunter points in one qualifying hunter division and the highest number of equitation points in one qualifying equitation division. Qualifying divisions are CHJA Low Adult Hunters, CHJA Long Stirrup Hunter, CHJA Low Children's/Adult Equitation, and CHJA Long Stirrup Equitation.
  10. The Quartermaster Grand Pony Hunter Award. This Perpetual trophy is awarded to the pony earning the highest number of points in the CHJA Children's Pony Hunter Division throughout the year. The trophy was donated by the Quartermaster Farm and the Zakroff Family.
  11. CHJA Short Stirrup Champion The Silent Running Perpetual Trophy awarded to the year-end Champion in The CHJA Short Stirrup Hunter division. The trophy was donated by the Brevard Family.
  12. CHJA Jumper of the Year The Miss Bessie Trophy. The CHJA Jumper of the Year will be determined from among the Year End Champions of the CHJA Group 2 and Group 3 Jumper Divisions. The determination will be made by dividing the number of points won in the qualifying division by the total number of points that could have been earned by winning every class in that one division throughout the year. Divisions that were combined will contribute to this calculation as the class could have been held in the combined division. The Trophy was donated by Jennifer Vann and Cascade Farms.
  13. CHJA Spirit of Excellence Award A perpetual trophy will be awarded to the Colorado resident who accumulates the most points in a CHJA Children's Hunter Division (one horse/rider combination) and in a CHJA Children's Equitation Division (no medal classes to count). In addition, a named scholarship in honor of the winner will be donated to the Colorado Hunter Jumper Foundation Scholarship Fund. Points will be counted per the current year-end award system. The winner of the CHJA Spirit of Excellence Award in memory of Jamie Lynn Collins is not eligible to win the CHJA Spirit of Excellence Award in the same year. The trophy was donated by Meg O’Meara.
  14. High CHJA Junior/Amateur Jumper Award Awarded to the junior or amateur horse/rider combination accumulating the most points in Group 2 Jumper Classes 1.0 M (3’3”) and higher
  15. Low CHJA Junior/Amateur Jumper Award Awarded to the junior or amateur horse/rider combination accumulating the most points in Group 2 and Group 3 Jumper Classes 0.91 (3’) and under. 
  16. Stirrup Medal Awards The Just A Little Farm trophies are awarded to the riders accumulating the highest number of points in the CHJA Short, Medium, and Long Stirrup Medals. The trophies were donated by Laurie Grayson. 
  17. Best Group I Show of the Year The Award shall be determined by a vote of the CHJA General membership. The winner will receive the perpetual trophy at the Annual Awards Banquet.
  18. Best Group II Show of the Year The award shall be determined by a vote of the CHJA General membership. The winner will receive the perpetual trophy at the Annual Awards Banquet.
  19. Marvin W. Luttges CHJA Adult Amateur Sportsmanship Award This award is presented annually to the CHJA Adult Amateur who best exemplifies Marv’s attitude toward this sport he so loved. Recipients to be nominated by the membership and trainers with final selection to be made by the Board. The trophy was donated by Nancy Luttges.
  20. Lifetime Contribution Award Nominations are accepted form the membership with the final selection being made by the Board of Directors.
  21. Betty Weber Award Established by the Board of Directors to recognize an individual who has made sustained contributions to CHJA as an officer, board member, committee chair, committee member or event volunteer.
  22. Keiri Kaneps Professional Hunter Rider of the Year This award recognizes a professional hunter rider who exemplifies the integrity, horsemanship, and beautiful skills that made Keiri so special. Selection is made by the Board of Directors. The trophy was donated by Colorado Hunter Jumper Foundation and Friends of Keiri Kaneps.