Recertification options for NSBA Judges
Expiring in 2022

Judges whose credentials expire February 2023 may attend the Color Breed Counsel Judges Session in Tulsa, Oklahoma January 30 - February 2, 2023  or  use the online  recertification webinar scheduled for January 2023. 

All judges will be required to take an online rulebook test based on the official 2023 NSBA Handbook. The test will be available online beginning January 15, 2023 and will close on March 31, 2023 for all around judges. Hunter Jumper judges rulebook exam will be open January 15 - March 31, 2023.

Additional information will be forthcoming regarding the procedure for those attending the December AQHA judge recertification. 

Required for All Judges
2023 Online Written Rulebook Test

The 2023 rulebook will be mailed to all NSBA judges early in January. All NSBA judges will be required to take an online written rulebook test that will consist of multiple choice questions based on the 2023 rulebook. Every judge will be required to take the online exam to maintain their current judge status with NSBA. The test will be available online for 30 days beginning in January. Judges will receive an email link to access the test platform. You may enter and leave the test as many times as you like during the 45 days, but the test must be completed by March 31, 2023.

Specific instructions will be sent via email to all judges. If you have any questions, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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