Please note, High Point Awards are calculated based on the host organization's competition scoring.
Refer to each horse show's prize list, omnibus or website for specifics on what awards, prizes and prize money are being offered.

  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. Green OTTB High Point Award will be given to the highest placing Thoroughbred at the competition (regardless of discipline/division) that raced within the past two years. It is the responsibility of the owner/rider to provide the show with the horse’s last race date. The last race date is also printed on the T.I.P. Number card. A neck sash will be provided for the highest placing Thoroughbred at each show meeting the criteria.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. Junior Rider High Point Award will be given to the Thoroughbred/rider combination accumulating the most points where the rider is 18 years old or younger. A high point ribbon and medal will be provided to the winning horse and rider.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. High Point Thoroughbred Award will be given to the highest placing Thoroughbred at the competition (regardless of discipline/division). A high point ribbon will be provided for each award.
A Jockey Club T.I.P. High Point Thoroughbred Award will be given to the highest placing Thoroughbred in its division under the host organization's competition scoring. A high point ribbon and reserve high point ribbon will be provided. The following divisions are included and other divisions may be included upon request:
  • Green
  • Starter
  • Beginner Novice
  • Novice
  • Intermediate
  • Preliminary
  • Training
  • Advanced
  • CCI/CIC*
  • CCI/CIC**
  • CCI/CIC***
  • CCI****
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. Young High Point Thoroughbred Award will be given to the highest placing Thoroughbred at the competition (regardless of division) that is in its first or second year of showing. It is the responsibility of the owner/rider to provide the show with the horse’s first show date; if they do not know, then the horse is not eligible. 'First Show Date' is the horse’s first show EVER, not the first show with this rider or the first T.I.P. show. First show dates should be written on the T.I.P. Number Card. A sash will be provided for the winning horse.
The Jockey Club T.I.P. High Point Thoroughbred Award will be given to the highest placing Thoroughbred in its division under the host organization's competition scoring. A high point ribbon will be provided for each award. The following divisions are included and other divisions may be included upon request:
  • Introductory
  • Training
  • First Level
  • Second/Third/Fourth Level
  • FEI Levels
  • Freestyle
  • Western Dressage
  • Overall (all divisions)
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. High Score Thoroughbred Award will be given to the highest scoring Thoroughbred at the competition (regardless of division). A sash will be provided for the winning horse. Available for Dressage and Freestyle.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. Young High Point Thoroughbred Award will be given to the highest placing Thoroughbred at the competition (regardless of division) that is in its first or second year of showing. It is the responsibility of the owner/rider to provide the show with the horse’s first show date; if they do not know, then the horse is not eligible. 'First Show Date' is the horse’s first show EVER, not the first show with this rider or the first T.I.P. show. First show dates should be written on the T.I.P. Number Card. A sash will be provided for the winning horse.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. High Point English Pleasure Thoroughbred Award will be given to the Thoroughbred at the horse show accumulating the most points toward the award in English Pleasure classes (e.g., w/t, w/t/c). A high point ribbon will be provided for each award.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. Thoroughbred English Pleasure Walk/Trot. Ribbons for 1st through 6th place will be provided. T.I.P. Championships division.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. Thoroughbred English Pleasure Walk/Trot/Canter (class or division). Ribbons for 1st through 6th place or a Champion/Reserve (as applicable) will be provided. T.I.P. Championships division.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. High Point Thoroughbred Hunter Award will be given to the Hunter Thoroughbred at the horse show accumulating the most points toward the award in Hunter classes. A high point ribbon will be provided for each award.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. High Point Thoroughbred – High Hunter Award is offered with an option of two heights –2’6” and above or 3’0” and above. The award will be given to the Hunter Thoroughbred at the horse show accumulating the most points toward the award in Hunter classes at or above the stated height. A high point ribbon will be provided for each award.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. High Point Thoroughbred – Low Hunter Award is offered with an option of two heights – below 2’6” and below 3’0”. The award will be given to the Hunter Thoroughbred at the horse show accumulating the most points toward the award in Hunter classes below the stated height. A high point ribbon will be provided for each award.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. High Point Thoroughbred – Intermediate Hunter Award will be given to the Hunter Thoroughbred at the horse show accumulating the most points toward the award in Hunter classes at 2’6” or 2’9”. A high point ribbon will be provided for each award.

Classes – Shows wishing to offer Thoroughbred divisions or classes not listed here are encouraged to apply using the “other” class options. In order to be eligible for prize money (if applicable), any class or division must have a minimum of three entries. Ribbons for 1st through 6th place or a Champion/Reserve (as applicable) will be provided.

  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. Thoroughbred Cross Rails— 12" and/or 18" at the Trot (class or division). Ribbons for 1st through 6th place or a Champion/Reserve (as applicable) will be provided. T.I.P. Championships division.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. Very Green Thoroughbred Hunter Division — Fences not to exceed 2'0" in height. Shall consist of three classes—two (2) over fences and one (1) under saddle. Jump courses should consist of at least seven (7) jumps, to be judged on manners, pace and way of going unless otherwise noted. Under saddle class to be judged at the walk, trot and canter in both directions, and to be judged on manners, movement and way of going. Ribbons for 1st through 6th place for each class and Champion/Reserve ribbons will be provided. T.I.P. Championships division.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. Beginning Thoroughbred Hunter Division — Fences not to exceed 2'3" in height. Shall consist of three classes—two (2) over fences and one (1) under saddle. Jump courses should consist of at least seven (7) jumps, to be judged on manners, pace and way of going unless otherwise noted. Under saddle class to be judged at the walk, trot and canter in both directions, and to be judged on manners, movement and way of going. Ribbons for 1st through 6th place for each class and Champion/Reserve ribbons will be provided. T.I.P. Championships division.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. Special Thoroughbred Hunter Division — Fences not to exceed 2'6" in height. Shall consist of three classes—two (2) over fences and one (1) under saddle. Jump courses should consist of at least seven (7) jumps, to be judged on manners, pace and way of going unless otherwise noted. Under saddle class to be judged at the walk, trot and canter in both directions, and to be judged on manners, movement and way of going. Ribbons for 1st through 6th place for each class and Champion/Reserve ribbons will be provided. T.I.P. Championships division.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. Suitable Thoroughbred Hunter Division — Fences not to exceed 2'9" in height. Shall consist of three classes—two (2) over fences and one (1) under saddle. Jump courses should consist of at least seven (7) jumps, to be judged on manners, pace and way of going unless otherwise noted. Under saddle class to be judged at the walk, trot and canter in both directions, and to be judged on manners, movement and way of going. Ribbons for 1st through 6th place for each class and Champion/Reserve ribbons will be provided. T.I.P. Championships division.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. Low Thoroughbred Hunter Division — Fences not to exceed 3'0" in height (beginning in 2017). Shall consist of three classes—two (2) over fences and one (1) under saddle. Jump courses should consist of at least seven (7) jumps, to be judged on manners, pace and way of going unless otherwise noted. Under saddle class to be judged at the walk, trot and canter in both directions, and to be judged on manners, movement and way of going. Ribbons for 1st through 6th place for each class and Champion/Reserve ribbons will be provided. T.I.P. Championships division.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. Hunter Classic—Horses that competed in at least one Hunter class are eligible to compete in The Jockey Club T.I.P. Hunter Classic. At the discretion of the show, fences not to exceed 3’0” or to be shown at respective heights of qualifying classes. Ribbons for 1st through 6th place and a medal will be provided.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. Handy Hunter Class (or Division) – offered at 2‘6” & 3‘0”. Height must be declared at time of entry. May include a halt, trot jump, hand gallop and/or other tests throughout the course. Judged on manners, way of going and pace. Simple changes of lead not penalized. Ribbons for 1st through 6th place or a Champion/Reserve (as applicable) will be provided.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. Hunter Derby - Will consist of two rounds. First round - classic hunter round with a minimum of 10 obstacles set at heights determined by the horse show, with up to four option fences set at a higher height. Obstacles must simulate those reminiscent of the hunt field and the course should offer a variety of jumps with different appearances. The second round (for the top ten horses in the first round) will be a handy hunter round with a minimum of 8 obstacles set at height determined by the horse show, with up to four option fences set at a higher height. The course should simulate riding over hunt country. Ribbons for 1st through 6th place and a medal will be provided.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. High Point Thoroughbred Jumper Award will be given to the Jumper Thoroughbred at the horse show accumulating the most points toward the award in Jumper classes. A high point ribbon will be provided for each award.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. Young High Point Thoroughbred Award will be given to the Jumper Thoroughbred in its first or second year of showing that accumulates the most points toward the award in Jumper classes. It is the responsibility of the owner/rider to provide the show with the horse’s first show date; if they do not know, then the horse is not eligible. 'First Show Date' is the horse’s first show EVER, not the first show with this rider or the first T.I.P. show. First show dates should be written on the T.I.P. Number Card. A sash will be provided for the winning horse.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. High Point Thoroughbred – High Jumper Awards is offered at an option of two heights - either 1.20m and above or 2'6" and above. The award will be given to the Jumper Thoroughbred at the horse show accumulating the most points toward the award in Jumper classes at or above the stated height. A high point ribbon will be provided for each award.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. High Point Thoroughbred – Low Jumper Awards is offered at an option of two heights – either below 1.20m or below 2’6”. The award will be given to the Jumper Thoroughbred at the horse show accumulating the most points toward the award in Jumper classes below the stated height. A high point ribbon will be provided for each award.

Classes – Shows wishing to offer Thoroughbred divisions or classes not listed here are encouraged to apply using the “other” class options. In order to be eligible for prize money (if applicable), any class or division must have a minimum of three entries. Ribbons for 1st through 6th place or a Champion/Reserve (as applicable) will be provided.

  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. Thoroughbred Jumper Classic—Horses that competed in at least one Jumper class are eligible to compete in The Jockey Club T.I.P. Jumper Classic. At the discretion of the show, jump heights not to exceed 1.20m or 2’6” or to be shown at respective heights of qualifying classes. Ribbons for 1st through 6th place and a medal will be provided.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. Thoroughbred Hopeful Jumper I (2'6"). Ribbons for 1st through 6th place for 2 classes and a Champion/Reserve will be provided. T.I.P. Championships division.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. Thoroughbred Suitable Jumper II (2'9"). Ribbons for 1st through 6th place for 2 classes and a Champion/Reserve will be provided. T.I.P. Championships division.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. Thoroughbred Schooling Jumper III (3'0" to 3'3"). Ribbons for 1st through 6th place for 2 classes and a Champion/Reserve will be provided. T.I.P. Championships division.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. Thoroughbred Open Jumper IV (3'3" to 3'6") Ribbons for 1st through 6th place for 2 classes and a Champion/Reserve will be provided. T.I.P. Championships division.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. Best Playing Thoroughbred (Polo or Polocrosse) will be given to a Thoroughbred at an organized match as determined by the polo club. A high point ribbon will be provided for each award.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. High Point Western Pleasure Thoroughbred Award will be given to the Thoroughbred at the horse show accumulating the most points toward the award in western pleasure, western riding and/or western horsemanship classes. A high point ribbon will be provided for each award.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. High Point Barrel Thoroughbred Award will be given to the Thoroughbred at the horse show accumulating the most points toward the award in barrel classes. A high point ribbon will be provided for each award.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. High Point Western Performance Thoroughbred Award will be given to the Thoroughbred at the horse show accumulating the most points toward the award in western classes other than Western Pleasure and barrel classes (i.e. reining, cutting, roping, team penning, pole bending, working cow horse). A high point ribbon will be provided for each award.

Classes – Shows wishing to offer Thoroughbred divisions or classes not listed here are encouraged to apply using the “other” class options. In order to be eligible for prize money (if applicable), any class or division must have a minimum of three entries. Ribbons for 1st through 6th place or a Champion/Reserve (as applicable) will be provided.

  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. Thoroughbred Western Pleasure Walk/Jog. Ribbons for 1st through 6th place will be provided.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. Thoroughbred Western Pleasure Walk/Jog/Lope (class or division). Ribbons for 1st through 6th place or a Champion/Reserve (as applicable) will be provided.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. Off The Track Thoroughbred In Hand—open to Thoroughbreds that started in at least one race. To be judged on conformation in line and way of going at a jog. Ribbons for 1st through 6th place will be provided.
  • The Jockey Club T.I.P. Open Thoroughbred In Hand—open to all Thoroughbreds. To be judged on conformation in line and way of going at a jog. Ribbons for 1st through 6th place will be provided.
  • Shows may apply for T.I.P. Thoroughbred classes or high point awards not listed here.
  • T.I.P. Recognized Horse Shows are horse shows that offer Thoroughbred classes or awards outside of the T.I.P. classes and awards. We include the horse shows on the T.I.P. calendar for competitors' information.