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Honoring Outstanding Achievement in AERC Rides
Natalia PFF & Barbara Ott - Photo by David Honan
If your Shagya-Arabian bred horse did AERC rides in 2019 and isn't listed above,
please contact Patti Betts the Radautzer Award Chairperson.
Salome - Multi Year Winner of the Radautzer Award
The 2019 Radautzer Award Results
2019 Honorable Mention:
SA Alamo (Bayram x PA Artistry ox), a 2015 gelding, ridden and owned by Marlene Moss, is the 2019 Runner-up, completing a total of thirteen 25 – 50-mile rides, including numerous multi-day rides, and had 7 Top Ten finishes. This is the 2nd year they’ve placed second. Congratulations!
The Recipient of the 2019 Radautzer Award:
The 2004 mare Natalia PFF (Almos x Nadeja ox), aka “Tyya”, owned and ridden by Barbara Ott, has won the 2019 Radautzer Award!
Over the 2019 season, Tyya and Barb completed a total of six 50 to 100-mile rides, including the Western States Trail Ride (Tevis Cup), received 4 Top Ten finishes and 2 Best Conditions:
Prineville Pioneer 05/03/2019 50 miles 19th place
Klickitat Trek 05/25/2019 50 miles 7th place
Creek to Capitol Peak Elevator 06/22/2019 75 miles 4th place - Best Condition
Bandit Springs 07/13/2019 50 miles 8th place
Western States Trail Ride (Tevis Cup) 08/17/2019 100 miles 58th place
Oregon 100/PNER Fundraiser 09/14/2019 50 miles 2nd place - Best Condition
SA Alamo & Marlene Moss - Photo Credit Merri Melde
NASS' Radautzer Award
In order to celebrate the outstanding achievements of horses with Shagya-Arabian blood, the North American Shagya-Arabian Society (NASS) has created the "Radautzer Award" for NASS-registered horses competing in AERC rides.
The first inaugural award was given in 2011, coinciding with NASS’ 25th Anniversary.
Named after the horses from the famous Austrian military stud farm of Radautz (located in present-day Romania) a horse with exceptional courage and stamina in Europe received the highest praise if described as “tough as a Radautzer”.
Recognition will be given annually to the horse who:
Achieves the highest number of points within that competition year according to the scoring system
Eligible horses must be registered with NASS
The owner of record must be a NASS member in good standing at the time the nomination form is submitted
You may send in all of the horse’s endurance information at one time (following their last ride) or in parts as the horse completes rides.
NASS will confirm your horse’s endurance results with AERC’s official ride results. If your submitted information is not consistent with AERC information we will contact you to resolve the inconsistency.
NASS will also check with AERC to identify competing horses with Shagya-Arabian blood who could be eligible for this award, and use AERC results information.
Since AERC records may not accurately identify all horses with Shagya-Arabian blood as "Shagyas", submitting this nomination to NASS will ensure your horse will be considered for the Radautzer Award.
Note: Make sure your NASS Membership is current and your horse(s) is/are registered with NASS.
Finish to Win in the 2020 Radautzer Award Program:
Do you own a Shagya-Arabian bred horse that competes in AERC Rides?
Join the Radautzer Award Program today!
NASS welcomes all enthusiasts to participate.
Please use the form to the right to Contact the Radautzer Award Chair with any questions or via email at:Radautzer@Shagya.net