The May The Way To Go Is Now Online!
Kari Jewell and KM Zip Me Suddenly grace this month's cover of The Way To Go. In our Cover Story, learn how the Jewell family carries on their father's legacy of "work hard, play hard." In this issue we also learn more about 2016 NSBA Horse of the Year, Lexus Made Lady, her owner Abi Tuiososopo and trainer Cody Parrish. Families share their tips on fitting in horse shows and real life, and Stephanie Lynn asks judges to share their advice on making the most of this show season. The Way To Go also looks at upcoming deadlines, changes and new programs within the Breeders Championship Futurity. In addition, we look back at the Sun Country Circuit and Martinganza, plus all of our regular features, all in the May issue of The Way To Go!
NSBA Announces Color Breeders Championship Futurity
NSBA is pleased to announce that a new Color Breeders Championship will begin at the NSBA World Championship Show and Breeders Championship Futurity in 2018.
Stallions and foals can be enrolled immediately into the Color Breeders Championship Futurity.
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NSBA Announces Hall of Fame Recipients
NSBA Names 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees
The National Snaffle Bit Association has named three inductees into its Hall of Fame. They include professional trainer Leslie Lange, show horse Zippos Ace Of Spades and breeding horse Sweet Talkin Chip.
AQHA Convention Recognizes Members & Horses
Last week, the American Quarter Horse Association hosted its annual Convention. Many NSBA members and horses were recognized as Hall of Fame recipients, Professional Horseman and Executive Committee members.
AQHA Executive Committee
Norm Luba was elected as AQHA’s newest Executive Committee member
NSBA Horse Of The Year: Lexus Made Lady
NSBA Announces 2016 Horse Of The Year: Lexus Made Lady
The National Snaffle Bit Association has announced Lexus Made Lady, owned by Anchored Soul LLC, of as NSBA’s 2016 Horse Of The Year. The 2013 mare known as Iggy was shown successfully by Cody Parrish, of Pavo, Georgia, in Open events and Abi Tuiososopo in Non-Pro events throughout 2016.
NSBA Hall of Fame Horse Hes Just To Sharp passes
NSBA Hall of Fame Horse Hes Just To Sharp has passed away.
‘Travis’ was born on March 3, 1988 at BSB-R11 Quarter Horse Farm in Sturgis, Michigan.
Vital Signs Are Good Laid To Rest
NSBA is sad to report that Vital Signs Are Good, NSBA’s 2007 Horse of the Year has been laid to rest at age 17.
‘Lucy’ was known for her excellence beginning in the Western Pleasure pen but also had some of her greatest accomplishments seen in Western Riding and all around events.
Cole Baker added to NSBA's Quarter Million Dollar Club
NSBA congratulates Cole Baker of Dunnellon, Florida as the most recent addition to NSBA’s Quarter Million Dollar Club. Cole crossed over the mark in 2016 taking his total lifetime NSBA earnings to $262,208.09 at the end of the year.
Riders Cup Pays Out More Than $46,087
The 2016 Riders Cup classes concluded on Friday, paying out more than $16,000 in purse money to participating NSBA members. Over the past three days, the program paid more than $46,087. Friday’s classes included Showmanship, Hunt Seat Equitation, Hunter Under Saddle and Western Pleasure events.
Rusty Green Reaches NSBA Million Dollar Milestone
When Rusty Green, of Pilot Point, Texas, was named reserve champion in the Congress Masters Two Year Old Snaffle Bit Western Pleasure Saturday night aboard Whatilikeaboutyou, his $5,880 earnings for Capital Quarter Horses LLC pushed him to a career milestone that only one other rider has achieved - winning one million dollars in lifetime earnings in National Snaffle Bit Association-sanctioned events. He joins Gil Galyean as the only other rider to achieve this career mark.
New Certificate of Eligibility Requirements
Beginning January 1, 2016 horses entered in any NSBA class except for Dual Approved classes require a Certificate of Eligibility for competition.
What is a Certificate of Eligibility?
A Certificate of Eligibility is a new requirement for horses being shown in any NSBA class except for Dual Approved classes. If your horse is already enrolled in NSBA’s Breeders Championship Futurity or Stallion Incentive Fund License Program, you already have a Certificate of Eligibility. If your horse is not already enrolled, you can receive the required certificate by registering with NSBA.