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.
  • Has limited access to FHANA member features online.

 Fee $60

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 $130

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 5% discount.

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

Fee $160

Life Membership

Any Individual Membership in good standing may, upon payment of specified fees to the Association, convert their membership to an Individual Life Membership.

  • A Life Member has all the privileges of an Individual member and is exempt from the payment of membership fees or assessments during his or her lifetime. 

FEE $10,000

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.