Equestrian Varsity Letter Awards

All Equestrian Team members, both riders and grooms, are eligible to earn their Varsity letter as part of the team. Being equal partners in the success of the team, riders and grooms work together to promote a positive team image, a healthy environment for horses and riders, and support for each other.  Varsity letters will be awarded as follows:

Category Grooms Riders
Participation Attends all meetings, meets and practices- unless excused by the coach. Attends all meetings, meets and practices- unless excused by the coach.
Academic Remain academically eligible per the athletic department guidelines for the year. Remain academically eligible per the athletic department guidelines for the year.
Citizenship Represents the team by being involved in at least one fundraising initiative, demonstrating exemplary behavior, supporting all riders at events by exhibiting positive sportsmanship. Represents the team by being involved in at least one fundraising initiative, demonstrating exemplary behavior, supporting all riders at events by exhibiting positive sportsmanship.
Competitive Assists team members and parents with set-ups, rider preparation, horse equipment and stall maintenance, and class timing Gains at least 10 points throughout the entire season.( I think this was 20 points and could be gained over all years of participation.)