“100 Hours in 100 Days”
June 1 – September 11, 2022
Awards – Finisher Recognition and Medals
All finishers of the CHHAPS Challenge will qualify for the following, assuming that their total hours have been logged into Race Roster by 11:59PM PDT on September 11, 2022:
COMMEMORATIVE PIN – Mailed to each participant who completes 100 Hours in 100 Days!
MEDALS – Recognizing special achievements of the Horse & Handler! (Rider must complete the challenge with the same horse listed in their registration).
- High Achievers – Honoring participants with the highest number of hours*. Three medals per division to be awarded based on Handler’s age: Juniors (age 18 and under), Adults (age 19-54), and Masters (age 55+).
- Canadian Horse Division – Registered Canadian Horses.
- Endangered Breed Division – (Non-Canadian horses) Endangered-breed Equines. Includes endangered equines per Heritage Livestock Canada (under Useful Links), Livestock Conservancy or Equus Survival Trust conservation lists.
- Open Breed Division – Non-endangered breed horses, mules or donkeys. Equine does not need to be registered. Includes part-bred and un-registered Canadian horses.
- Sensational Seniors – Eldest Horse & Handler (combined verified age).
- Rising Stars – Youngest Horse & Handler (combined verified age).
- Journalism Award – Best submission under 500 words. Tell us about your experience! Did you overcome a challenge? Have a unique experience with your horse? Accomplish a goal? (Top picks to be featured in future CHHAPS newsletters and participant emails).
TEAM AWARD – Certificates awarded to each member of the team with the most participants who complete the CHHAPS Challenge.
Get your organization, riding club or barn involved by creating a Team! Team Captains may choose to award additional prizes to their team members. Get creative and add some fun.
For example: A trainer who has created a team for her stable, could donate a lesson to the team member with the most hours. Or find a local farm store willing to donate a gift certificate. (Additional team awards are at the discretion and expense of the individual teams).
CENTENNIAL AWARD – Certificate awarded to each Horse & Handler team with a combined age of 100 or more.
PERSONAL ACCOMPLISHMENT – spending dedicated, quality time with your horse – Priceless!
*Eligible High Achievers are required to submit a completed Hours Tracker as proof of completion to the Challenge Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org) by September 15. Winners to be announced after verification. In the event of a tie, the winner would be the handler who demonstrates best stewardship, balancing training and care for their equine.