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SERA Ride and Tie Awards - Ride and Tie Freshman Human Competitor 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 Freshman Human Competitor with the most miles completed
o In case of a tie, Ride and Tie points break the tie
• If the rider competes on multiple horses, combined results of the rider are used
• Only miles from a single ride year count
• Only miles from the rider's first full year of competition count
• -Rider’s first full year of competition- is defined as:
o Previous rider starts recorded in no more than one prior ride year, and
o Rider starts in prior ride year are no more than 3
o All previous rider history applies, regardless of region or SERA sanctioning
• Member must self-nominate to the Ride and Tie Secretary by December 15