Mid-South Eventing & Dressage Association

Year-End Awards Volunteer Hours

The Midsouth Eventing and Dressage Association has a unique requirement for membership in addition to paying dues: members must volunteer at events to be eligible for year-end honors.

While this may seem onerous to some, the number of hours to volunteer is not a burden: Members must donate 8 hours of their time total, over the course of the competition year (December 1 through the end of the Hagyard Midsouth Three-Day Event in October as it is the last horse show in the area). Four of these volunteer hours can be at any MSEDA-sanctioned show, but the other four hours must be at either MSEDA Dressage in the Park or Hagyard Midsouth Team Challenge. Members can obtain hours by fence judging, stewarding, bit checking, scoring and jump crewing, to name just a few possibilities. Riders, too, are eligible for these awards in the division in which they compete. For example; a rider who competes in Preliminary Eventing is eligible for awards at that level. If the same rider competes at Preliminary Combined Tests and First Level Dressage, they will be eligible in those categories as well. If they garner the most points of all of the competitors in a given discipline (Eventing, Dressage or Combined Tests), they are eligible for overall High Point Rider, Overall High Point Horse or Mare of the Year, Master Rider (for adults over the age of 50), Junior/Young Rider (for anyone under the age of 21), or special awards such as the Grasshopper Award, for the High Point Thoroughbred, or the Pony Club Award for active Pony Club members who are also MSEDA members, to name a few.

Volunteer coordinators at each show must sign off on volunteer hours. Forms can be found and printed from the MSEDA website.  Completed forms must be sent to Mandy Alexander Weissmann. All forms MUST be SIGNED by the Volunteer Coordinator at the show for the hours to be counted. If a member is interested in a special award such as the Pony Club Award, the Grasshopper Award, the Adult Amateur Award, or the Hall of Distinction they must notify Mandy Weissmann in writing that they would like to be considered. Points for those awards will not start accruing until Mandy is notified.

In addition to being eligible for year-end ridden awards, there are also year-end awards that recognize the people who accrue the most volunteer hours during the competition year called the Volunteer Awards. Twelve people who accumulate the most hours are recognized at the MSEDA banquet. Incredibly, the top winner of the 2016 MSEDA Volunteer Awards, logged over 165 hours helping at events!

Download the form here.

Current Year-End Volunteer Hours

Updated  10/19/2018

*** Highlighted names mean hours are finished and eligible for year end awards!***

Last Name First Name Competition Hours Donated By
Andres Mary Ann LRK3DE 10  
Andres Mary Ann Spring Run Mini 10  
Andres Mary Ann Maydaze HT 20  
Andres Mary Ann Midsouth PC HT 9  
Andres Mary Ann Spring Run Big Mini 6.5  
Andres Mary Ann MSEDA DATP 12  
Andres Mary Ann Flying Cross 11.5  
Andres Sarah MSEDA DATP 11.5  
Bernsten Erika Snowbird November 6  
Brennan Kristen Snowbird December 4  
Brennan Kristen Snowbird February 4  
Brown Nora Covered Bridge CT 4  
Brown Nora Covered Bridge CT 12 Megan Brown
Brown Nora Spring Run Mini 4  
Brown Nora Spring Run Mini 4 Megan Brown
Brown Nora Midsouth PC HT 6 Megan Brown
Brown Nora Spring Run Big Mini 2 Megan Brown
Buhrmann Lauren Midsouth PC HT 8.5  
Buhrmann Lauren MSEDA DATP 8  
Calnan Courtney MSEDA DATP 6  
Craychee Deanna Snowbird November 4  
Czerwonka Anne LRK3DE 10  
Davis Corinna Sayre CT 7  
Davis Corinna Midsouth PC HT 7  
Davis Lynn Snowbird December 4  
Deaton Madison CBPC CT 3  
Deaton Madison CBPC CT 7 Allison Deaton
Deaton Madison Spring Run Mini 5  
deBarbadillo Marianne Midsouth PC HT 8  
Duncan Susie Paul Frazer CT 6  
Duncan Susie Ky Classique 17  
Elliott Gracie MSEDA DATP 7.5  
Elliott Gracie Jumpstart HT 7 Catherine Fruth
Fike Mary Paul Frazer CT 3  
Fike Mary LRK3DE 134  
Gilbert Lindsay Spring Bay HT 4  
Greathouse Caroline Snowbird November 4  
Greathouse Caroline Snowbird February 1  
Greathouse Caroline Midsouth PC HT 7  
Greathouse Caroline MSEDA DATP 4  
Greathouse Cyndi Champagne Run HT 8  
Henson Rachel Snowbird November 4  
Holmes Janice LRK3DE 10  
Holmes Janice Spring Bay HT 5.5  
Jackson Gail Snowbird December 4  
Kaufman Christina Midsouth PC HT 8  
Kaufman Christina MSEDA DATP 5  
Keckley Christi LRK3DE 10  
Kephart Gracelyn MSEDA DATP 8.5  
Kerr Alston Jumpstart HT  
Kimmel Pam Snowbird December 4  
Kimmel Pam Midsouth PC HT 5.5  
Kimmel Pam MSEDA DATP 4  
Kimmel Pam Ky Classique 4.5  
KjellstromAnna Midsouth PC HT  
Kline Samantha Snowbird December 4  
LaVera Jyl Spring Run Big Mini 6  
LaVera Jyl MSEDA Team Challenge  
Lee Carol LRK3DE 10  
Lee Carol Spring Bay HT 5.5  
Lee Carol Maydaze HT 12  
Lee Carol Midsouth PC HT 10  
Lee Carol Champagne Run HT 11  
Lee Carol Ky Classique 11.5  
Lee Carol MSEDA DATP 11  
Lynn Megan LRK3DE 4 Mary Fike
Magsam Julia MSEDA DATP 4.5 Kathleen Magsam
Magsam Julia MSEDA DATP 4.5  
McDaniel Grace LRK3DE 8  
McDaniel Micki LRK3DE 21  
McMahon Natanya Midsouth PC HT 7  
Milovich Susan Midsouth PC HT 8  
Milovich Susan Champagne Run HT 10  
Milovich Susan MSEDA DATP 8  
Moore Karen Spring Run Mini 6  
Moore Karen Spring Run Big Mini 6  
Moore Karen MSEDA DATP 4.5  
Moore Megan MSEDA DATP 8 Howard Moore
Munson Robyn Champagne Run HT  
Munson Robyn Maydaze HT  
Northrop Tate Snowbird February 4  
O'Neill Jenn Midsouth PC HT 4  
Posner Kristen MSEDA DATP 8  
Posner Susan MSEDA DATP 30  
Renfro Hollyn Midsouth PC HT 4  
Renfro Hollyn Ky Classique 4  
Riney Marty Jumpstart HT  
Riney Marty Ky Classique HT 3.5  
Robertson William Snowbird November 8  
Robertson William Snowbird December 4  
Robertson William MSEDA DATP 1  
Robertson William MSEDA DATP 9 Kathie Robertson
Ryan Shelley LRK3DE 60  
Ryan Shelley Spring Bay HT 12  
Ryan Shelley Sayre CT 10  
Ryan Shelley IEA HT 48  
Ryan Shelley Midsouth PC HT 5  
Ryan Shelley Flying Cross 10.5  
Ryan Shelley Ky Classique 27  
Rover Kelly MSEDA DATP 9  
Schafer Brooke Spring Bay HT 8  
Schafer Brooke Sayre CT 9.5  
Schafer Brooke KDA Spring 3  
Schafer Brooke Midsouth PC HT 8  
Scherbak Carol LRK3DE 12  
Scherbak Carol Midsouth PC HT 5.5  
Scherbak Carol  Champagne Run HT 5  
Scherbak Carol Ky Classique 8.5  
Schumaker Vicki Snowbird November 4  
Scott Tracy Spring Bay HT 7  
Scott Tracy Blackhorse CT June 7  
Scott Tracy Ky Classique 4  
Scott Tracy MSEDA DATP 4  
Smith Tiffany LRK3DE 10  
Koffler-Stanfield Reese MSEDA DATP 4  
Steele Cheryl LRK3DE 10  
Steele Cheryl Spring Bay HT 5.5  
Steele Cheryl Maydaze HT 12  
Steele Cheryl Midsouth PC HT 10  
Steele Cheryl Champagne Run HT 11  
Steele Cheryl Ky Classique 11.5  
Sweet Kerri Midsouth PC HT 4  
Sweet Kerri MSEDA DATP 10.5  
Sweet Kerri Jumpstart HT 7  
Thompson Paige Spring Bay HT 8  
Utterback Tess LRK3DE 6  
Utterback Tess Jumpstart HT 6  
Utterback Tess MSEDA DATP  
Thompson Paige Flying Cross 4  
Weiss Susan Blackhorse CT June 6  
Weiss Susan MSEDA DATP 5  
White Shawna Snowbird November 4  
Wilhelm Laura Flying Cross 4  
Wilhelm Laura Flying Cross 11 Ann Hampton
Winn Karen Snowbird February 4  
Zeitlin Marian LRK3DE 8  
Zeitlin Marian Spring Bay HT 6.5  
Zeitlin Marian Sayre CT 4  
Zeitlin Marian Maydaze HT 8.5  
Zeitlin Marian Midsouth PC HT 10.5  
Zeitlin Marian Horse Aid Live 4.5  
Zeitlin Marian MSEDA DATP 10  

Midsouth Eventing & Dressage Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

MSEDA’s mission is to promote and preserve the sports of Eventing and Dressage in the Mid-South area, by providing leadership and education to its members and the community at large. To further these goals, MSEDA will provide educational opportunities, fair and safe competitions, promote the welfare of the horse and rider and reward the pursuit of excellence from the grass roots to the FEI level.

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