"Horses May Step Up In Class Divisions, and Back Down Again"

The Board of Directors recently approved the ruling:  Horses may "Step Up" in shoe size description classes.  Example:  Lite Shod can step up to Open Shod,  Trail Plesure to Lite Shod, etc., and Can then step back down again to their original designated division, All at the Same Show.

This ruling is to encourage entries, and was also, by requests from exhibitors.  This ruling DOES NOT APPLY to stepping up in AGE, only by class description.  In order to "Step Up", your horse must stay in its AGE division, as per class description

All NSSHA Show Exhibitors; Juveniles, Amateurs, & Trainers, will be required to complete & sign an additional  form this year, when applying for your Exhibitor's or Trainer's card.  The additional form is the NSSHA Exhibitor's Code of Ethics/Release of Liability Form.  The form can be downloaded, along with your exhibitor card application, from our website.  The forms will also be available at all shows.  Exhibitor cards will not be issued until the form is completed & signed. 

The NSSHA Board of Directors recently made the difficult decision to place the NSSHA Breeder's Incentive Program on hold, for the time being.  The decision was made, due to the lack of participation in the program.  With sufficient participation and entries, the Program may be reinstated, at a later date.  If you have comments on this program, please feel free to contact the NSSHA office, or a Board Member.

The requirements to receive an Advertising Award of Excellence at the Annual Awards Banquet has been expanded to read as follows:

Any individual securing $1000 or more in Class sponsorships, Advertisements, Show sponsorships, or Corporate Sponsors will receive the Award.  The $1000 total can be secured from any of these areas, for a total of $1000 or more.  (previously the $1000 had to be secured in the form of Corporate Sponsorships, only)  We will keep a tally sheet for all monies secured, by individuals.  This Award division is open to all members, you do not have to serve on the Board of Directors to participate in this award process.  We encourage everyone to get involved,  we want and need your participation.  If you have questions, please contact the NSSHA office for additional details

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