NSBA Incentive Fund and Stallion Service Auction

All enrolled Incentive Fund horses are eligible to earn money at the Dual Approved Shows and Special Events, where NSBA points are earned. All NSBA points earned in Open and Amateur classes will be paid out annually, excluding Novice and Green. The NSBA point was valued at $24.73 in 2023. In addition, horses enrolled in the IF are eligible to earn Smart Points. To learn how to enroll in Smart Points, click here: Smart Points Information


Each year, stallion owners donate a breeding to the Stallion Service Auction. Proceeds from the auction are paid out annually to Incentive Fund enrolled point earning horses.

  • Stallion nominators receive 10%
  • Foal nominators receives 10%
  • Foal owner receives 80%

(Must remain a current member of NSBA to receive payout)


Eligibility is determined by the sale of the sire’s breeding services through the NSBA Stallion Service Auction in the foaling year. Eligible horses can enroll anytime as a weanling through two years old.

Foal Enrollments:

  • By December 15th of foaling year - $125

(Sliding scale for multiple foal enrollments)

  • December 16th – May 15th of yearling year - $200
  • After May 15th of yearling year - $1,000
  • Two year olds - $2,000

Stallion Service Auction

Beginning October 1st all stallion breeding services will be offered at 75% of the advertised breeding fee. Horses not sold during October will then be available to "Buy It Now" at half their advertised fee, plus $100. The minimum fee for a stallion to sell, is $400 ($300 minimum breed fee plus $100 administrative fee).

The minimum fee for stallions standing private treaty, or not at all to the public, is $700 ($600 private treaty breeding fee plus $100 administrative fee). The mare owner must be a current NSBA member to purchase a stallion’s breeding.

Grandfather Clause

Any stallion not enrolled or sold in the Stallion Service Auction, may grandfather into the program any year following the foaling year for a fee of $800. All offspring from that foaling year would then be eligible to enroll.

If the grandfather fee is paid by a person other than the stallion owner, a waiver signed by the stallion owner must be submitted to the National Snaffle Bit Association.

*A transaction fee of $45 is required for transfer of ownership, change in the name of horse and duplicate certificates. A copy of the horse’s registration papers showing current ownership must accompany the transfer.

For more information about the NSBA Incentive Fund please contact the Registration Department at 847-625-6594 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Online Registration

Enrollment into the NSBA Incentive Fund Program meets the Certificate of Registration requirement. 

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