NSBA Hunter Jumper
The National Snaffle Bit Association is proud to welcome the Hunter Jumper community to the family of horse shows sanctioned by NSBA. The mission of NSBA is to grow the show horse community through programs that benefit the horses, owners, breeders and exhibitors alike. As the hunter jumper division develops within NSBA, stakeholders can look forward to programs that enhance and celebrate success at every level.Join - Membership Horse Registration Medication Form 2021 HJ Rule ExcerptsYear End High Point Awards
Watch the website for continued updates affecting the 2022 show season. We welcome the hunter jumper community to NSBA.
WHAT YOU CAN DO
The National Snaffle Bit Association is a community of equine owners, exhibitors, breeders and future leaders of our industry. We are an international association representing multiple breeds. The welfare of the horse is the primary consideration. Our mission is to serve as a steward for the horse, and ensure responsible care and treatment through kindness, respect and compassion. Following this mission, NSBA continues to define standard rules for judging and competitive events.
An NSBA membership is required for each owner and exhibitor entering in NSBA classes. It is the sole responsibility of the owner/exhibitor to be a current member. If a registered owner consists of two or more people, or a company or partnership name, then it is required that a membership be recorded in the exact name of the registration papers.Purchase Membership
NSBA horse registration is required in order to compete. Horse registration is a one time fee of $35. The owner must have a current NSBA membership. Registration is per owner, annual renewal is not needed.
Horses may register with NSBA with breed registration papers or microchip registration. If ownership changes, a transfer is required.
Registration is per owner, annual renewal is not needed.
Now available - The official 2022 NSBA Handbook!
Includes the rules that apply specifically to the hunter jumper events of NSBA. The 2022 NSBA Handbook is available on the website here. For rules specific to hunter jumper special events click here. All NSBA rules prevail in NSBA stand alone special events.
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Members of the National Snaffle Bit Association are recognized for their achievements in the show ring. Participating in NSBA sanctioned events provides Hunter Jumper exhibitors a new avenue for recognition. Points earned throughout the year will accrue and count towards year end standing and lifetime show records.
The purpose of the National Snaffle Bit Association is to define, promote and improve the quality of the show horse, to promote exhibits, events and contests in expositions and shows; to promote the training of show horses, to promote interest in show horses among younger horsemen, and to use and encourage the use of the standard rules for holding and judging contests of the show horse.
World Equestrian Center – Ocala is excited to announce that entries are NOW OPEN for the Winter Spectacular 2022 Show Series featuring National Snaffle Bit Association (NSBA) sanctioned hunter/jumper competition. The 12-week show series will begin January 5, 2022 and offer all levels of competition.
Highlights include feature classes such as the popular weekly Saturday night Grand Prix in the Grand Arena, Friday Hunter Derby day in the WEC Stadium and the prestigious Premier Equitation Cup Championship.
2022 Winter Spectacular Shows
- Winter Spectacular I: 01/05/22 – 01/09/22
- Winter Spectacular II: 01/12/22 – 01/16/22
- Winter Spectacular III: 01/19/22 – 01/23/22
- Winter Spectacular IV: 01/26/22 – 01/30/22
- Winter Spectacular V: 02/02/22 – 02/06/22
- Winter Spectacular VI: 02/09/22 – 02/13/22
- Winter Spectacular VII: 02/16/22 – 02/20/22
- Winter Spectacular VIII: 02/23/22 – 02/27/22
- Winter Spectacular IX: 03/02/22 – 03/06/22
- Winter Spectacular X: 03/09/22 – 03/13/22
- Winter Spectacular XI: 03/16/22 – 03/20/22
- Winter Spectacular XII: 03/23/22 – 03/27/22
Weekly Jumper highlights include:
- $75,000 Grand Prix
- $20,000 Welcome Prix
- $10,000 Futures Prix
- $12,500 1.40m Jumper Classic
- $15,000 1.45m Jumper Classic
Weekly Hunter/ highlights include:
- $20,000 WEC 3’6” – 3’9” Hunter Derby
- $15,000 WEC Open 3’ Hunter Derby
- $15,000 WEC Jr/Am 3’ Hunter Derby
- $2,500 WEC Pony Hunter Derby
- $15,000 1.45m Jumper Classic
Equitation highlights include:
Week VI of the World Equestrian Center – Ocala 2022 Winter Spectacular show series will feature the WEC Premier Equitation Championship, where junior riders will be competing for the WEC Premier Cup title!