Please ensure to check horse show venue programs and schedules for final details around OHJA programs as dates as subject to change.
- OHJA Jumper Equitation Medal
- CET Mini Medal Presented by the OHJA
- OHJA Equitation Weekend
- OHJA High Point Equitation Award
- A, B and C Equitation Flat Final
The OHJA is pleased to offer the OHJA Jumper Medal Series over the course of the 2023 competition season.
This class is open to all Junior/Amateur riders with a current OHJA membership.
Height 1.10m to 1.15m with a time allowed.
Regular Jumper Course with a posted Jump Off second round ride off for the top 4 riders.
- Jumper type course including a Liverpool, a double and a triple combination or 3 double combinations. Two of the following jumps will be included; wall, triple bar, skinny.
- Riders to be judged upon entering the ring.
- Exceeding the time allowed will incur 1 point deduction for each commenced second over the time allowed in both rounds. A knockdown will incur a four-point penalty.
- Order of Go will be posted.
- All rounds will receive an open score.
- Each of the Top 4 scores to return for second round “jump off” ride and will jump in original posted order (not based on scores).
- Second round, scores should reflect both equitation and jump off skills.
- The second phase of the class (jump off) may include inside/outside options, fences to be jumped on an angle, areas where competitors can gallop and lines that allow competitors to leave out a stride and or introduce a new line.
- Both rounds will be based on jumper equitation evaluation. Second round scores to be added to first round. Total score determines winner.
- All Jumper Tack permitted, no tack changes for second round.
- Ribbons to 8th.
OHJA Jumper Medal classes may be run at all Ontario Gold EC sanctioned competitions at their discretion. Please check individual horse show program for availability.
OHJA Jumper Equitation Medal Finals
The 2023 OHJA Medal Finals will be held at the Caledon Equestrian Park as part of the Eastern Canadian Jumper Championships.
Open to the top 20 riders in the current OHJA standings.
The OHJA will cover the entry fee for all competitors, however, riders must submit an entry form to the horse show office.
Class conditions at the Final will be consistent with the overall series with the exception that riders returning for the jump off round will return in reverse order of scores.
A cooler will also be presented to the winner.
Ribbons and prizes to 10th, medals to the top 3.
In addition, the winning Coach/Trainer and winning entry at the Final will each receive $500 from the OHJA.
The overall OHJA Jumper Medal Series winner will be presented the Matthew Mulligan Year End Award and a $500 bursary.
Results from the finals will not count towards the overall award. (EC Rule G610.)
The OHJA is proud to present the CET Mini Medal for 2023.
The CET MINI MEDAL CLASS is to be held under the same rules and regulations as the CET Medal (see Article G1110) with the exception of the following:
1. Open to riders of all ages who are current EC Sport Licence holders for the level in which they are competing. A CET Medal membership is not required for the CET Mini Medal classes. In addition, in order for points to count toward a provincial final, athletes must be members of the provincial Hunter Jumper association and/or PTSO tabulating points for that region which is the OHJA in Ontario. Athletes may compete in more than one provincial final provided all memberships are in place and they have points as per the CET Medal Regional Final Rules.
2. Senior riders must be amateurs as per Article G108 and possess a current EC amateur card.
3. Phase Requirements: a) Jumping phase - maximum 1.00m b) Gymnastic jumping phase - maximum 0.90m c) Flat Phase - the counter canter is strongly recommended.
4. There will be no water jump in any of the competitions, but a liverpool is mandatory.
5. Eligibility Requirements:
a. Riders competing in 1.20m or higher jumper divisions are not eligible.
b. Riders may not cross enter between the Mini Medal and the CET Medal class at the same competition.
c. Riders may qualify for both the CET Mini Medal and the CET Medal Final but may compete in only one Regional Final.
6. Trainers may walk both the gymnastic course and the jumping course with riders. Exception: Provincial Finals. Trainers may only walk the gymnastic course.
7. Course designers must have at least EC Recorded status.
8. PROVINCIAL FINALS will be held to determine a winner for each province. The CET Mini Medal Provincial Final will be held under the same rules as the CET Medal Regional Final G1112.
9. CET Mini Medal classes may be run at all EC sanctioned competitions.
Ribbons to 8th. Medals 1st through 3rd
CET Mini Medal Finals Presented by the OHJA
Competitors competing in the OHJA/CET Mini Medal series are eligible to qualify for the OHJA/CET Mini Medal Finals.
The Final is open to those riders in the Top 20.
The OHJA/CET Mini Medal Finals will be run under the same rules as the CET Medal EC Rules article G1112. The top six riders will return for the additional mandatory testing in reverse order of their combined scores from Phase I and Phase II
Ribbons will be presented to 10th. Medals to the top 3 and a cooler to the winner.
OHJA CET Mini Medal classes may be run at all Ontario Gold EC sanctioned competitions at their discretion. Please check each horse show program for availability. The finals will be held at the BFL Caledon Cup Final, September 20-24, 2023.
A $500 bursary will be awarded to the Year End overall winner, as well as $500 to the winner of the Final and $500 to the trainer of the winner at the Final.
Returning once again in 2023, the OHJA is proud to present the OHJA Equitation Weekend during the Eastern Canadian Hunter Championships.
This special weekend will showcase the following very prestigious equitation finals:
- The Grand Prix Hunter Medal Finals, including the Grand Prix Pony Medal Final, the Grand Prix Junior Medal Final, as well as the Grand Prix Amateur Hunter Medal final.
- Emerging Rider Hunter Medal Finals
- A, B, C Equitation Flat Finals
For further information on the class specs for each of these finals, please reference:
- The Grand Prix Medal Finals
- Emerging Rider Hunter Medal Finals
- A, B, C Equitation Flat Finals
We will all of the competitors the best luck and are looking forward to what will be a very exciting weekend!
The OHJA High Point Equitation Award will be awarded to the OHJA member with the highest combined ranking in the OHJA Jumper Medal, Grand Prix Junior Medal and CET Medal.
The OHJA is proud to support our A, B and C equitation riders in a Flat Final at the Eastern Canadian Hunter Championships.
Riders who have qualified for this final throughout the season will be invited to participate.
Medals will be awarded to the top 3 riders with ribbons to 10th. Current OHJA Membership will be required. A, B and C equitation eligibility as defined by EC rule G1006.
These classes may be run at all Ontario Gold EC sanctioned competitions at their discretion. Please check each horse show program for availability.