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SERA Ride and Tie Awards - Ride and Tie Freshman Horse of the Year

All recipients of SERA Awards and Recognitions must be a member of SERA and only the ride results achieved as an active SERA member apply. Only results from SERA sanctioned and SERA co-sanctioned rides apply. Ride results from years prior to the 2009 ride year do not apply. For SERA Awards purposes, a ride year is December 1 - November 30. For any award which requires nomination, nominations are due to the Secretary of SERA or Secretary of the East Coast Ride and Tie no later than December 15 and may be made by email or by snail mail.

• Based on the horse with the most consecutive miles
o In case of a tie, Ride and Tie points break the tie
o If at any time the horse fails to complete a ride, a new count begins at zero.
o Consecutive miles prior to pull may still be submitted
• If the horse has multiple riders, combined results of SERA/Ride and Tie member riders are used
• Based on the horse's total completions regardless of mileage in the race.
• Miles from a single ride year count
• Only miles from the horse's first full year of competition apply.
• -First full year of competition- is defined as:
o Previous ride starts recorded in no more than one prior ride year, and
o Ride starts in prior ride year are no more than 3
o All previous ride history applies, regardless of region or SERA sanctioning
• Member must self-nominate to the Ride and Tie Secretary by December 15