Awards

2017 Gold Medal Achievement Award in Dressage, Indigo Magiste de Mars. (Belissimo NRW x Darlington x Lacapo), Beth Gervasio owner and rider.

The BWP/NAD sponsors many events for its members and their horses each year. We sponsor individual breed classes at major breed shows in the country including “All- Breed Awards” in conjunction with USDF, All USDF year end awards, and Sallie B. Wheeler Championships on both coasts. These classes are open to all BWP registered horses owned by active members. Members interested in having BWP/NAD sponsor classes or shows, please contact the awards chairperson Kelly Gordon at www.membership@belgianwarmblood.com.

These classes are open to all BWP registered horses owned by active members. Members interested in having BWP/NAD sponsor classes or shows, please contact the awards chairperson.

BWP/NAD also sponsors achievement awards for in-hand, dressage, eventing and hunter/jumper competitions. The awards are open to BWP/NAD members with registered or approved BWP horses. The submission form and requirements are included in this publication. In addition to a certificate, prizes include:

  • Gold Award—Summer Dress Sheet embroidered with the brand and Gold Achievement Award
  • Silver Award—Halter with nameplate
  • Bronze Award—Embroidered Saddle Pad
  • Certificate of Merit—BWP Rosette

FEI Awards Program

BWP/NAD has also instituted an FEI awards program. The qualifications are as follows:

Each BWP registered horse competing and winning at:

  • Dressage—Intermediare I or higher at USDF CDI-W
  • Jumpers—AGA or NGL Grand Prix with greater than $30,000 prize money
  • Hunters—USHJA Hunter Derby
  • Eventing—FEI 2* CCI event or above.

The owner of any horse that meets these requirements will be eligible for an award of $200 per win. There will be a limit of $2000 per year for such awards. The first ones to properly claim the awards will win. There will be an award limit of $600, per year, per horse or $1200 per lifetime of the horse.

To claim awards the owner of the horse must submit show results published in a national database or a statement from the show secretary on a show results form submitted to the awards chairperson.

Awards will be made at the annual meeting and the winners must allow BWP/NAD, Inc. to use their name and photographs to promote BWP/NAD.

BWP/NAD Performance Awards Program

The BWP/NAD is proud to host several awards programs for its membership. To be eligible, a horse must be a registered or approved Belgian Warmblood, either studbook or foal book, and owned by a member in good standing. Achievement Awards are offered and Individual breed classes are sponsored at major breed shows. The BWP/NAD also sponsors USDF All Breeds Awards for BWP registered horses. You must be a member of the USDF. Contact the USDF for details on requirements for the All Breeds Awards. To be eligible for awards the $50 award nomination fee must be paid for each year when you are joining/renewing membership.