North American Sportpony News

The NASPR supports and sponsors the following sanctioned shows in 2016

Event:          JD Leap Into Spring Trillium Shows Date:            April 8/10, 2016, Pony Day April 9 Location:     Iron Horse Equestrian Complex, Burlington, ON Awards:       Coolers for small, medium, and large sized ponies Contact:       judginghunters@yahoo.com   Event:         Shelly Siegel Dressage and Breed Show Date:           June 3-5, 2016 Location:     Santa Rosa, Equestrian Center, CA Awards:      High Point Ribbons Contact:      California Dressage Society  ...

The North American Sportpony Registry (NASPR) Gains Ground

Written by Betsy LaBelle – In Dressage Directory – Sunday, February 8, 2015 Established in the United States in 1997, the North American Sportpony Registry (NASPR) recognized the temperament, rideability, and conformation excellence of the newly-bred sportpony, a pony genetically-pooled of different breeds from the Arabian, Welsh, New Forest, Thoroughbred and some top European Warmblood bloodlines. Acknowledging Europe’s Sportpony competition successes, the North American Sportpony Registry was created to help these ponies be seen and acknowledged in the North American equestrian community and to provide a greater opportunity for the Sportpony to be a superstar. Since 1997, the quality and number of this breed being produced in North America has skyrocketed. (www.northamericansportponies.com) Accepting strong educational direction from top European judges experienced with the Warmblood and the sportpony, the NASPR provides many incentive programs and sponsored classes to existing and potential breeders. With the mission of bridging the gap between breeders and riders, Sonja Lowenfish, NASPR’s President shared, “Our emphasis is to train young breeders to becoming the big time breeders of the future and we are training them and helping them make good breeding choices and if need be acquiring the appropriate breeding stock to reach this objective. We are teaching our breeders to consider all aspects of Sportpony breeding and sportpony ownership, promotion and appropriate training for the Olympic disciplines and driving.” With the Hunters, 3-Day Eventing, Dressage and Jumpers programs for American-bred horses, the NASPR offers many benefits and worthwhile awards packages included in the Sportpony USDF All-Breed Awards, foal futurities, as well as other awards and recognitions. It has also created and developed new divisions for...

Renew your NASPR Membership NOW and Enroll in Our Awards Program

Not yet renewed your Membership for 2016? As of April 1st , 2016, your membership will cost $70.00. Go to “Forms & Documents” and download your membership application form today! Want to compete under our National NASPR Awards Program and win one of our attractive prizes?! Here you will find the Awards Enrollment...

2015 Inspection Tour

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Membership Benefits

  • Sponsorship programs designed to place members’ sportponies in the public eye.
  • Awards Program to encourage its members to actively show their sportponies.
  • Promoting a demand in the marketplace for the products of our members’ breeding programs.
  • Careful selection and grading of breeding stock through professional NASPR inspections.
  • Educational programs, materials, and curriculum that will position the North American Sportpony Registry as a leading resource organization.
  • North American Young Breeder’s education program to give young people who want to become professional sporthorse breeders an advantage and opportunities to test their skills.

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