THE AWARD SYSTEM.....
When you excel in all-breed competition in any ACAAP event, you can earn merits that will be recorded on the performance record of your registered Appaloosa. Below is a list of awards
- Certificate of Achievement Awarded to a horse with 20 merits earned in any ACAAP category.
- Certificate of Superior Achievement Awarded when a horse with 60 merits earned in any ACAAP category.
- Certificate of Lifetime Achievement Awarded when a horse has earned an exceptional number of merits in one ACAAP category, see the Official Handbook of the Appaloosa Horse Club for the number of merits needed in your event.
- ACAAP Versatility Champion Award Awarded when a horse has earned 5 Certificates of Superior Achievement in 5 different ACAAP categories.
- High Point Dressage Awards The ApHC will recognize the highest placing horse each year within the Dressage category competing at 1) Introductory, Training, First and Second Levels; 2) Third and Fourth Levels; 3) FEI Levels.
- ACAAP Master Award Awarded Annually to the horse earning the most ACAAP merits in each category during the year.
See the Official Handbook of the Appaloosa Horse Club for specific award details. Monthly standings for each category are included in Appaloosa Journal and on the Appaloosa Horse Club Web site. You don’t have to be a member of the ApHC to enroll and compete in ACAAP. However, one owner of the horse must be a current member in order to be eligible to receive awards. Awards are mailed to the first listed owner.