A Hanoverian Mare receives her “Competition Mare” title when she achieves the following record in sport in either dressage, jumping, eventing, or show hunters as set forth below:
- In dressage, a mare must place in the top five, five times, with scores of at least 63% at Fourth Level, or above, by three different judges at USEF or Equine Canada recognized shows, or
- In jumping, a mare must place in the top five, five times, at 1.3m, or above, in either: i) classes with at least fifteen horses, or ii) with clear rounds, at USEF “A” rated or Equine Canada class “1” shows, or
- In eventing, a mare must: i) finish in the top five, at least once at FEI licensed competitions at CCI*3 Long or Short, or higher; and ii) complete, without cross country jumping penalties, two or more other competitions at the same level or higher, or otherwise at USEF licensed intermediate horse trials, or
- In show hunters, a mare must either: 1) place in the top five, five times in Hunter Derby classes jumping 3’6”, or above, and having prize money of $10,000 or more; or 2) finish as champion five times in a rated hunter division having six or more entries, including at least three over fences classes, and jumping 3’6” or above, in either case at USEF “A” rated shows or Equine Canada class “1” shows.