FHANA Membership Details

  • FHANA membership year is February 1 through January 31 of the following year.
  • Memberships may take 48 hours to process.
  • Refer a Member Program: For every member you refer to FHANA you will receive $10 off your next year's membership dues.  Maximum 10 referrals.  
  • FHANA dues are allocated in the following way: $50 of Full & Business members dues go directly to the KFPS in the Netherlands.  $40 goes towards the quartly publication of the Friesian Magazine.  The remaining balance is used as general income to operate FHANA in North America.
  • A ontime administrative fee of $20 will be added for new members.

Associate Membership 

Any person who is not a citizen or resident of North America, or who is a citizen or resident of North America but does not own a registered Friesian horse can become an Associate Member of the Association.

  • Receives “The Friesian” magazine.
  • May take advantage of the various FHANA member benefits.

 Fee $60

Sport/Pleasure Membership 

Available for 2019 Membership Year

Any owner of at least one registered Friesian horse and who is a citizen or resident of North America can become a Sport/Pleasure Member of the Association.

  • A Sport/Pleasure Member in good standing is entitled to one vote in Association proceedings.
  • Is eligible for election to the Board of Directors.
  • Receives “The Friesian” magazine.
  • May take advantage of the various FHANA benefits.
  • Has no ability to register horses. Sport/Please Members wishing to register a new horse must upgrade to a Full membership.
  • Has no ability to register horses for Inspection, IBOP or ABFP testing.
  • Has no access to the KFPS Database. Sport/Pleasure Members who wish to conduct pedigree research before purchasing a new Friesian are encouraged upgrade to a Full Membership ($50 fee to upgrade) or contact the FHANA Breeding Committee for assistance at no charge.
  • Fee $90

    Full Membership

    Any owner of at least one registered Friesian horse and who is a citizen or resident of North America can become a Full Member of the Association.

    • Has the ability to register horses.
    • An Individual Member in good standing is entitled to one vote in Association proceedings.
    • Is eligible for election to the Board of Directors.
    • Receives “The Friesian” magazine.
    • May take advantage of the various FHANA benefits.
    • Ability to have horses listed in either Individual, Family, or Business name

    Fee $140

    Business, Breeders & Sellers Membership

    A legally recognized business entity organized in a North American country can become a Business Member of the Association provided at least one registered Friesian horse is owned by the entity.

    • Has the ability to register horses.
    • Can have those horses listed in the Business name.
    • Business members are limited to the principals of the business.
    • A Business Membership in good standing is entitled to one vote in Association proceedings.
    • One member of the group who is at least eighteen (18) years old is eligible for election to the Board of Directors.
    • Receives “The Friesian” magazine.
    • May take advantage of the various FHANA benefits.
    • Business members will be listed automatically on the Breeders and Sellers list of the website.
    • Business members are able to advertise in various FHANA publications with a 10% discount.

    With a business membership two or more people's names can appear on the registration document.

    Fee $180

    Administrative Fee

    Fee Charged to all new or reinstated members

    • A onetime fee is charged to all new members

    Fee $20

    Dues for New Members In the calendar year of initial membership in the Association, i.e. has never previously been a member, membership dues will be prorated according to the following schedule:

    Joining February 1- July 31 Full amount is due

    Joining August 1- October 31 75% of full amount

    Joining November 1- January 31 35% of full amount

    All Membership payments charged by credit card are processed in the FHANA office.  The Pro Rating of dues will be taken care of in-house and applied accordingly to the schedule listed above.

    Any overpayments of dues will be considered a donation to FHANA.