2017 Inspection Application and Site Calendar
The owners of all horses entered in the 2017 inspections will need a 2017-2018 FHANA membership.
The form Includes applicable inspection fees and payment information, application and waiver. If you have more than seven (7) horses to be inspected, use multiple copies of page two of this form. Please make sure to include the signed waiver with your inspection application.
KFPS/FHANA does require a minimum of 25 horse entries per site. If a site has less than 25 entires it may be in jeopardy of being cancelled. If a site is cancelled for this reason a decision will be made by Aug. 15th, 2017 at which point all entries will have the option of attending another site, or they will receive a full refund.
Please remember to check with your site host for any additional facility forms or fees.
2017 Dates will be released soon.
This handbook will assist you with all of your planning for the upcoming inspections. This will answer questions about grooming, what to bring, when to be there, who to contact, and everything else we could think of to assist you.
All Horses will be judged in the triangle. Here are the proper dimensions of the triangle.
Linear Score Explanation
Have you received a linear score sheet for your horse? Here is a line by line explanation. Please remember that Linear Score Sheets are only done once in the lifetime of a Friesian - usually at three years of age.
When horses (other than foals) are inspected, the FPS requires that the height of the horse be measured. If there is no height measurement, the registration document will not be issued. Occasionally, members will leave the inspection site without having the height of their horse measured. This form provides a means for documenting the height of a horse as measured by a veterinarian. The FPS has agreed to accept this certification of height.
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ABFP Test and Explanation
The objective of the ABFP test is to provide an objective way to establish aptitude as a dressage and/or driving and/or show driving horse. Click for more information and requirements.
IBOP tests and explanation of scores
IBOP tests, along with requirements for the arena, and horse. Explanations of requirements and scoring are included. Click for moring information and requirements.
Ridden IBOP Attire and Tack Information
Here is a document that should answer any question you have regarding the attire and equipement allowed for a ridden IBOP test. Please remember that any time, while mounted at the inspection site, the rider must be wearing an ASTM certified helmet with the harness secured and properly fitted. Click for more information and requirements.
Inspection Special Awards
IBOP Cup Explanations
Iron Spring Farm and Dream Gait Friesians are the sponsors of the IBOP Cups. The IBOP Cup is an award that was established in 2011 and is available to all participants who enter the IBOP in either driving or under saddle. Click for more information and requirements.
Vanderploeg North American Breeders Award
The Vanderploeg Breeders award is to be awarded to the best 3 or 4 year old mare judged in each year’s North American keuring cycle. Primary criteria is the mare must be be born in North America to be eligible. This award will be awarded to the Breeder of record on the registration papers. This award was established for the 2015 Keurings.