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Scoring System

Transparency in scoring for national-level horse shows is crucial for several reasons:

  1. Fairness: Riders, trainers, and spectators need to trust that the scoring system is fair and unbiased. 

  2. Accountability: When scoring is transparent, it holds judges accountable for their decisions. 

  3. Improvement: Transparent scoring allows riders and trainers to understand how they were evaluated and where they can improve.

  4. Public Confidence: Spectators and participants gain confidence in the integrity of the competition when scoring is transparent. This can lead to increased participation and support for the sport.

  5. Reduced Controversy: Transparent scoring helps prevent controversies and disputes over judging decisions. When everyone can see how scores are determined, it reduces misunderstandings and disagreements.

 

Overall, transparency in scoring promotes integrity, fairness, and confidence in national-level horse shows, benefiting everyone involved in the sport. The scoring system for the GHRA North American Championship Show is as follows:

- 3 Judges, each with a placing that are combined and weighted to determine the overall placing

- Each judge is assigned a numeric value which will be multiplied by the judges percentage

- 100% of the score will be divided 30%/30%40% with the judge who is weighted at 40% being assigned the daily call judge

Judge Betty (30%)

1st Place - #250

2nd Place - #286

3rd Place - #271

4th Place - #100

5th Place - #145

Judge Jerry (30%)

1st Place - #286

2nd Place - #100

3rd Place - #271

4th Place - #145

5th Place - #250

Judge Allen (40%)

1st Place - #100

2nd Place - #286

3rd Place - #250

4th Place - #145

5th Place - #271

Based on the tabulated scores for each horse, the OVERALL PLACINGS for this combined judge show will be:

1st place –  Horse #286  (Total overall score = 9.3)

2nd place – Horse #100 (Total overall score = 8.8)

3rd place – Horse #250 (Total overall score = 8)  

4th place – Horse #271 (Total overall score = 7.2)

5th place – Horse #145 (Total overall score = 6.7) 

Using the placings above, we will calculate the overall combined placings for each horse using the multiple-judge average method.

 

Horse #250 – 1st place (10 points x 30%), 5th place (6 points x 30%), 3rd place (8 points x 40%) Total overall score = 8

 

Horse #286 – 2nd place (9 points x 30%), 1st place (10 points x 30%), 2nd place (9 points x 40%) Total overall score = 9.3

 

Horse #271 – 3rd place (8 points x 30%), 3rd place (8 points x 30%), 5th place (6 points x 40%) Total overall score = 7.2

 

Horse #100 – 4th place (7 points x 30%), 2nd place (9 points x 30%), 1st place (10 points x 40%) Total overall score = 8.8

 

Horse #145 – 5th place (6 points x 30%), 4th place (7 points x 30%), 4th place (7 points x 40%) Total overall score = 6.7 

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