As part of its regular slate of class offerings, the NSBA offers a variety of approved classes that rider with disabilities may participate in. The classes offered include showmanship, horsemanship, equitation, trail, western pleasure and hunter under saddle. Additionally, sho managers may decide to offer NSBA classes for Equestrians With Disabilities who can ride independently as well as those who need support. As with all other NSBA classes, participants must be NSBA members to complete and they are also eligible to earn year end awards on a national level.
In addition local NSBA approved events, rider may attend and compete with riders from across the country at the NSBA World Championship Show held each August in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and also at the All American Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus, Ohio.
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 younger horsemen and to use and encourage the use of the standard rules for holding and judging contests of the pleasure horse.
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