Hall of Fame Awards Criteria

Each year at the annual year-end banquet, several awards are presented.  Below are the criteria for the Hall of Fame awards.

Please click here to download the Hall of Fame Nomination Form

Hall of Fame Horse
Since this award is considered a lifetime achievement award,  a nominated horse did not have to compete within the year of the nomination.

  • Must have at least 1000 miles of successful completions on record with SEDRA.
  • Must have demonstrated exceptional performance throughout its career to include, but not necessarily limited to: a high percentage of completions, as well as some placements and/or wins in its division(s).   A division is defined as CTR, END/LD, or Ride and Tie.
  • Must have demonstrated exemplary performance as an excellent competition horse to include, but not necessarily limited to: willing attitude, responsiveness, longevity in the sport, physical condition, calmness and control under pressure, and respect for other equines and humans.
  • If the horse has ever received the Kings OCS Lad Memorial Trail Horse Award, this may be taken into consideration for awarding the SEDRA Hall of Fame Horse Award. (First, this horse must meet the other criteria.)
  • Special consideration may also be given to a horse that is close to, or at the end of its distance career.

Hall of Fame Rider

Since this award is considered a lifetime achievement award, a nominated rider did not have to compete within the year of the nomination.

  • Must have at least 1000 miles of successful completions on record with SEDRA.
  • Must have demonstrated exceptional performance as a distance competitor over time as evidenced by, but not necessarily limited to: a high percentage of completions as well as some placements and/or wins, campaigning horses that are consistently well-conditioned, well-mannered, and healthy, on-going improvement in their own and their horses(s)’ performance.
  • Must have demonstrated excellent horsemanship and stewardship of their horse(s).
  • Must have demonstrated a positive attitude, a sense of fair play, a respect for fellow riders, and a respect for ride management, volunteers, judges, and others’ horses.
  • Must have been a willing mentor to new riders and a support to experienced riders competing on green horses.
  • If the rider has ever received the Cathy Booth Memorial Horsemanship Award or the Mickey Blanford Excellence in Competition Award, this may be taken into consideration for awarding the SEDRA Hall of Fame Rider Award. (First, this rider must meet the other criteria.)
  • Participation as a volunteer on Sedra sanctioned events may also be taken into consideration for this award.
  • Special consideration may be given to a rider that is close to or at the end of his or her distance career.

Hall of Fame Horse and Rider Team

Since this award is considered a lifetime achievement award, a nominated team did not have to compete within the year of the nomination.

  • The team must have at least 1000 miles of successful completions together on record with SEDRA.
  • The team must have a high percentage rate of completions as well as some placements, and/or wins.
  • The team must have demonstrated a true bond as evidenced by an obvious caring and compassion for the horse on the rider’s part and by a calm willingness, even eagerness, to participate as a full partner with the rider on the horse’s part.
  • The team must have demonstrated respect for each other and for all other horse and rider teams in competition.
  • Special consideration may be given to a team that is at or near the end of their distance career.

Exemplary Person

Since this award is considered a lifetime achievement award, a nominated person does not have to be directly involved with SEDRA (other than as a paying member) within the year of the nomination.

  • Must have actively promoted the distance sports to other riders and horse owners.
  • Must have made significant contributions to SEDRA and the distance sports by volunteering at SEDRA sanctioned rides in at least two or more of the following roles: ride manager, ride judge, steward, trail advocate, educator at clinics on distance riding, SEDRA BOD position, active participation on SEDRA committees.
  • Must have been an excellent role model for whatever volunteer position(s) they choose, to include, but not necessarily limited to: consistent participation in volunteer activities and contributions over time, mentoring of others who wish to volunteer and participate in SEDRA function and events, assisting in any and all activities as needed.
  • Must have been a person who works well with everyone, and who maintains a positive attitude at all times.

Upcoming Events

Oct
2
Sun
all-day Scenic Spruce Creek Fall Fling E... @ Doris Leeper Spruce Creek Preserve
Scenic Spruce Creek Fall Fling E... @ Doris Leeper Spruce Creek Preserve
Oct 2 all-day
Scenic Spruce Creek Fall Fling Elevator End IDR/25/25/50 Cancelled @ Doris Leeper Spruce Creek Preserve
Ride Information & Entry Form Event cancelled due to hurricane Ian, it may be moved to Oct 9 (sun).  
Oct
14
Fri
6:00 am Fort Valley Endurance
Fort Valley Endurance
Oct 14 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 pm
Fort Valley Endurance
Ride Entry and Information Due to late sanctioning this will be a mileage only for SEDRA members unless you are a AERC member (if you are, no worries!)
Oct
15
Sat
6:00 am Fort Valley Endurance
Fort Valley Endurance
Oct 15 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 pm
Fort Valley Endurance
Ride Entry and Information Due to late sanctioning this will be a mileage only for SEDRA members unless you are a AERC member (if you are, no worries!)
Oct
22
Sat
all-day Endurance/CTR 101 Mounted Clinic... @ Seabrooke Farms
Endurance/CTR 101 Mounted Clinic... @ Seabrooke Farms
Oct 22 all-day
Endurance/CTR 101 Mounted Clinic, Ocala, FL @ Seabrooke Farms
Endurance/CTR 101 Information and Entry! Limited Entries Location: Sea Brook Farm 2301 SE 85th Street Ocala, FL 31180 ~ Clinic Agenda to Include ~ What is Endurance and CTR? Basic Conditioning Camping With Your Horse[...]
Oct
29
Sat
all-day Sand Hills Stampede 25/50 Endur... @ Sugarloaf Mountain, GasLine Rd., Patrick SC
Sand Hills Stampede 25/50 Endur... @ Sugarloaf Mountain, GasLine Rd., Patrick SC
Oct 29 all-day
Sand Hills  Stampede 25/50 Endurance, Patrick SC @ Sugarloaf Mountain, GasLine Rd., Patrick SC
Ride Information & Entry Form !
Nov
5
Sat
all-day Autumn Gallop to Benefit Camp Bo...
Autumn Gallop to Benefit Camp Bo...
Nov 5 all-day
Autumn Gallop to Benefit Camp Boggy Creek 30/50 Eustis, FL
Ride Information & Entry Form- online 9/1/22 Ride Camp  Camp  Boggy Creek is a children’s camp with a large barn, and we are  responsible for leaving the grounds in excellent condition for the next  group[...]
Nov
11
Fri
all-day Broxton Bridge USA SE Fall Eleva... @ Broxton Bridge, Ehrhardt SC
Broxton Bridge USA SE Fall Eleva... @ Broxton Bridge, Ehrhardt SC
Nov 11 – Nov 12 all-day
Broxton Bridge USA SE Fall Elevator IDR/25/50/75/100 End @ Broxton Bridge, Ehrhardt SC
Ride Entry and Information coming soon!
Nov
26
Sat
all-day Carolina Endurance IDR/30/55/65/...
Carolina Endurance IDR/30/55/65/...
Nov 26 all-day
Carolina Endurance IDR/30/55/65/75/100 Ride&Tie/Endurance, Patrick, SC
Endurance Ride Information & Entry Form  coming soon!        Ride and Tie Information & Entry Form coming soon!
all-day Greenway Gallivant Turkey Trot 2... @ Florida Greenway Trails, Pruit Trailhead
Greenway Gallivant Turkey Trot 2... @ Florida Greenway Trails, Pruit Trailhead
Nov 26 – Nov 27 all-day
Greenway Gallivant Turkey Trot 25/50/100 25/50/75 END and CTR, Ocala, FL @ Florida Greenway Trails, Pruit Trailhead
Ride Information & Entry Form coming soon!
Dec
17
Sat
all-day Goethe Benefit Endurance 25/50, ... @ Goethe State Forest, Black Prong Trails
Goethe Benefit Endurance 25/50, ... @ Goethe State Forest, Black Prong Trails
Dec 17 all-day
Goethe Benefit Endurance 25/50, Bronson, FL @ Goethe State Forest, Black Prong Trails
Ride Information & Entry Form coming soon!
Jan
13
Fri
all-day River Rise Ramble Endurance IDR/... @ River Rise Oleno State Park, High Springs, FL
River Rise Ramble Endurance IDR/... @ River Rise Oleno State Park, High Springs, FL
Jan 13 – Jan 14 all-day
River Rise Ramble Endurance IDR/25/50 @ River Rise Oleno State Park, High Springs, FL
Ride Information & Entry Form
Jan
27
Fri
all-day Broxton Bridge: Ride in the Low ... @ Broxton Bridge, Ehrhardt SC
Broxton Bridge: Ride in the Low ... @ Broxton Bridge, Ehrhardt SC
Jan 27 – Jan 28 all-day
Broxton Bridge: Ride in the Low Country IDR/25/30/50/65/75/100 End Ehrhardt, SC @ Broxton Bridge, Ehrhardt SC
Has Intro Ride and Clinic! Ride Entry and Information coming soon!
Jan
28
Sat
all-day Hokey Pokey Endurance 25/50/75/1... @ Goethe State Forest, Tidewater Trails
Hokey Pokey Endurance 25/50/75/1... @ Goethe State Forest, Tidewater Trails
Jan 28 all-day
Hokey Pokey Endurance 25/50/75/100, Goethe State Forest, Dunnellon, FL @ Goethe State Forest, Tidewater Trails
Ride Information & Entry Form coming soon! www.RidesandRuns.net
Feb
3
Fri
all-day Florida 3 Day 100 CTR 40/35/25/I... @ Florida Greenway Trails
Florida 3 Day 100 CTR 40/35/25/I... @ Florida Greenway Trails
Feb 3 – Feb 5 all-day
Florida 3 Day 100 CTR 40/35/25/Intro, Mileage Only, Ride and Tie Ocala, FL @ Florida Greenway Trails
Updated Information coming soon! On-Line Forms 3 DAY FHA 35/25/10/Equathon  Ride and Tie 3 DAY 100 MILE COMPETITIVE TRAIL RIDE 40/35/25/IDR The above on-line entry form will let use Pay Pal to cover your entry[...]
Feb
18
Sat
all-day Gator Run 10-15 IDR/25/50, Tidew... @ Goethe State Forest, Tidewater Trailhead, Dunnellon, FL
Gator Run 10-15 IDR/25/50, Tidew... @ Goethe State Forest, Tidewater Trailhead, Dunnellon, FL
Feb 18 all-day
Gator Run 10-15 IDR/25/50, Tidewater, Geothe St Forest, Dunnellon, FL @ Goethe State Forest, Tidewater Trailhead, Dunnellon, FL
  Ride Info and Entry coming soon!
Mar
2
Thu
all-day Fun In The Sun (FITS) 25/50/75/1...
Fun In The Sun (FITS) 25/50/75/1...
Mar 2 – Mar 4 all-day
Fun In The Sun (FITS) 25/50/75/100 Endurance, Williston, FL
Ride Information & Entry Form FITS website update coming soon!
Mar
25
Sat
all-day McCulley Farms IDR/25/50 2 Day 5... @ McCulley Farms
McCulley Farms IDR/25/50 2 Day 5... @ McCulley Farms
Mar 25 – Mar 26 all-day
McCulley Farms IDR/25/50 2 Day 50/100 Endurance, Jasper, FL @ McCulley Farms
  Ride Information & Entry Form coming soon!