NSBA Stallion Incentive Fund Pays $47.84 Per 2013 Point
NSBA has announced the Stallion Incentive Fund payout of $47.84 per point earned in 2013. All licensed horses are eligible to earn incentive fund points in NSBA classes earning a cash value. NSBA points earned in Dual Approved and Special Event Open and Amateur classes will be paid out, excluding Green and Novice classes.
The stallion nominator benefits by receiving 10 percent of the earnings of the offspring, the horse nominator earns 10 percent and the owner of the horse earns 80 percent of the License payout.
Check the eligibility of your horse’s sire on the NSBA website, nsba.com, and become part of this exciting program. Horses may be licensed as a weanling for $100, and $200 as a yearling and older horses. Contact the NSBA office for more information about the SIF program.
The purpose of the National Snaffle Bit Association is to define, promote and improve the quality of the Pleasure horse; to promote exhibits, events and contests in expositions and shows; to promote the training of Pleasure horses; to promote interest in Pleasure horses among the younger horsemen and to use and encourage the use of the standard rules for holding and judging contests of the Pleasure horse.
For additional information, call 847-623-6722!
Smart Points Pays $48.40 Per 2013 NSBA Point
The NSBA Smart Points Program has announced a payout of $48.40 per point based on points earned in 2013. NSBA is taking a leadership role in rewarding youth for their participation in NSBA programs and encouraging youth to become lifelong learners. Smart Points is a program developed for youth members to earn money towards their future educational expenses.
Youth riders can apply to the Smart Points program by completing the enrollment form and submitting a one-time fee of $25. They must also be an NSBA member and ride a Licensed horse. Each NSBA point that the youth rider earns in a dual approved or other designated youth class will earn a money value, including novice youth and walk-trot classes. Each youth enrolled in the program will receive an annual print out of earnings.
Please contact the office at 847-623-6722 for more information regarding the Smart Points Program.
2014 NSBA Judges Announced
The National Snaffle Bit Association recently announced their newly approved judges for 2014.
Melissa Dukes – Weatherford, TX
Learn more about these new judges in the April edition of The Way To Go Magazine.
March issue of The Way To Go Now Online
APHA Non-Pro Competitors Debi East and Good Dividends are featured on the cover of the March 2014 issue of The Way To Go. Read their story, as well as meet the newest member of the Quarter Million Dollar Club, Dawn Baker, and meet the newest members of the NSBA's Open Rider List. Also featured in this issue are The Dos and Don'ts of Foal Handling, how Small Fry are making Big Competition in the horse world, and how Stephanie Lynn's tips on Goal Setting can help any rider reach success. You can also read about the 2014 Arizona Sun Circuit and the NSBA Foundation's Sponsor An Equestrian program. To view the issue, click here or on the cover photo.
NSBA March Board of Directors Meeting Set
The National Snaffle Bit Association's board of directors will hold a meeting on Thursday, March 6, at the Hyatt Regency at New Orleans, Louisiana. For additional information, please contact NSBA Executive Director Dianne Eppers.
Patty Campbell Takes the Reins as 2013-14 President
Patty Campbell has taken over the reins of the National Snaffle Bit Association as its 2013-14 president. She accepted the president's gavel from Outgoing President Steve Thompson during the association's annual meeting, held on Thursday, October 24, during the All American Quarter Horse Congress.