Congratulations – RS Hermes Olena and Avril Wilson AQHA Amateur Performance Register of Merit

Congratulations to Avril Wilson as her horse RS Hermes Olena earns his   AQHA Amateur Performance Register of Merit.

RS Hermes Olena

Sire: Spat Olena

Dam: NMSU Bonitas Jo

DOB: 28th February 2006

Bred By: Claudio Risso, Italy

Owned Lester Wilson and shown by Avril Wilson
Note:(From AQHA Rule book)

Registers of Merit. Open, Amateur, Youth

(a) A Register of Merit is designed to establish a record of outstanding performance. There are three Registers of Merit – one for racing, one for halter/performance halter and one for performance.

(b) A Register of Merit or “ROM” is awarded when:

(1) Racing ROM: A horse has received at least one official Speed Index Rating of 80 or higher in racing (See rule 310). A Racing ROM is based on Speed Index Rating only and not racing points.

(2) Performance ROM: A horse in the open division or an amateur or youth with any one horse in their respective division who has won at least 10 points in one or more events (other than halter, performance halter and racing) as outlined in rule 422. No horse can be advertised as Register of Merit in any specific performance class without having won at least five points in that specific class.

(3) Halter/Performance Halter ROM:

(A) At least 10 points in AQHA–approved halter/performance halter classes have been won;

(B) At least one point must have been earned on or after January 1, 1992, to qualify for this award.

(c) Youth and/or Amateur Register of Merits do not qualify a horse for advancement.