Since its inception in 1995, the Ariat National Adult Medal has given adult riders the opportunity to compete in a competitive equitation class over fences 3' in height. The classes are held at shows across the country and riders collect points to qualify for the Finals. Approximately the top 30 riders on the qualifying list are invited to compete at the Finals.
History of the ARIAT NAM Winners
The National Children's Medal is a series of equitation classes held throughout the year in which junior riders collect points in order to qualify for the year-end finals. The National Children's Medal was created in 1994 in order to give young riders the opportunity to gain equitation experience at the 3' height.
History of the THIS NCM Winners