FHANA Performance Driven Dressage Award

FHANA Performance Driven Dressage Award-Sponsored by Dreams Come True Farm

The Reporting Form can be found here:  Performance Driven Dressage

Eligibility: Acceptance of competition is contingent upon:

  • The rider must be a current member of FHANA at the time the scores are earned and the horse driven must be a FHANA/KFPS registered Friesian
  • Submitted show results must include at least one ADS, USEF, or CE recognized event
  • Drivers must complete and submit the Performance Driven Dressage form with a copy of each test reported.  Results may be randomly validated;
  • Driver/Horse combination may include results from a maximum of ten (10) classes only-scores may only be from Driven Dressage Classes.
  • Each Driver/Horse combination requires a separate entry.
  • Recognized competitions may be from the United States or Canada

Scoring: The score for each event that you participate is made of three parts

  1. Points are granted for each type of show.  See the table below:
Type of Event or Show Show Points
Combined Driving Event “CDE” dressage class (USEF, ADS, CE) 5
Arena Driving Trial “ADT”; Super Derby “SD” dressage class (USEF, ADS, CE) 4
Combined Test “CT” dressage class (USEF, ADS, CE) 3
Driven Dressage Test (USEF, ADS, CE) 2
Non-Recognized or Schooling Show Dressage Test 1
  1. 2. Points for your level within the event, shown below:
Dressage Level Level Points
Advanced 5
Intermediate 4
Preliminary 3
Training 2
  1. 3. Points for your placing within the event, shown below:
Percentage Score Score Points
70.0 and above 5
65.0-69.9 4
60.0-64.9 3
55.0-59.9 2
50.0-54.9 1

The total score for a class is determined by multiplying the Show Points times the Level Points times the Score Points.


Suppose you participate in an ADS recognized CDE at Preliminary Level, and score 66%.  This event would be scored as follows:

For the type of event 5pts, For the level shown 3pts, For the score 5pts.  The total score would be 5 times 3 times 4 or 60 points (5x3x4=60)

For the type of show 5pts
For the level shown 3pts
For the score 4pts
The total score 5 x 3 x 4=60