The West Coast Ranch Horse "Best in the West" Awards program is designed to allow competitors to submit points in four different divisions from ANY ranch horse show held within the West Coast region to compete for recognition and prizes . The West Coast region is defined as California, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona, Idaho and Utah. The 2021 program year runs from February 1st to October 31st, with points updated on an ongoing basis.
Classes that may be submitted for WCRH awards program points include:
The "Best in the West" Ranch Horse Standings page displays the point totals for each division by nominated horse and rider combination.
For questions about points, please contact WCRHpoints@gmail.com
NEW!: WCRH has added a Ranch Cow Horse program which is eligible for Best in the West awards through a separate nomination. Ranch Cow Horse Year End divisions include Open, Amateur & Youth (18& Under). Program will run 5/1 - 10/31. Nominate today. Approved classes offered currently by SCPHA & WCRH (Temecula shows only). Link: https://westcoastranchhorse.square.site/product/new-2021-best-in-the-west-cow-horse-year-end-awards-nomination/92?cs=true&cst=custom
Nominated horse and rider combination with the most cumulative points across the four WCRH recognized classes in each division is awarded a custom WCRH belt buckle, certificate and prize pack.
The nominated youth (18&under) and adult (19&over) rider with the most points, regardless of horse, will be awarded a belt buckle. *Must nominate for each horse/rider combination and each division. Must nominate for 2 or more divisions or nominate 2 or more horses.
THANK YOU TO RAQUEL BRUSHER FOR SPONSORING THE YOUTH TOP HAND FOR 2020 - 2022!
The nominated horse, regardless of rider, with the most points will be awarded a custom WCRH halter and neck rosette. *Must nominate for each horse/rider combination and each division.
The nominated horse/rider combination with the most points in each class in each division will be awarded a champion ribbon, certificate and WCRH prize pack. Class champions will have the option to purchase a buckle.
For each month of the program, the standings are tabulated within 30 days of the end of the month. The horse/rider combination with the most points in each division will be recognized. Prizes will vary from month to month (examples include travel mugs, hats, garment bags, etc).
Top 5 medals, certificates and WCRH prize packs are given for 2nd through 5th place for highest overall cumulative scores in each division. Reserve Champions (second overall cumulative high score in each division) have the option to purchase a buckle. *WCRH prize packs consist of branded items and/or small gift items and may vary.
Don't forget...WCRH membership is also required prior for awards program nomination.
The WCRH Awards Program point schedule is designed to allow competitors showing at large and small shows alike to be competitive in the program.