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Inspections 2015

2016 Inspection Application

The owners of all horses entered in the 2016 inspections will need a 2016-2017 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, 2016 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.

Inspection 101 Handbook

 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.

[ Inspection 101 Handbook ]

Triangle Requirements

All Horses will be judged in the triangle.  Here are the proper dimensions of the triangle. 

[ Triangle Dimensions ]

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.

[ PDF ] | [ English Translation of Linear Score Sheet ]

Height Certification

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.

[ PDF ]

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.

[ ABFP Test ] | [ ABFP Testing in North America ]

IBOP tests and explanation of scores

IBOP tests, along with requirements for the arena, and horse. Explanations of requirements and scoring are included.

[ IBOP Overview/Regulations ] | [ IBOP Ridden Test ] | [ IBOP Driving ]| [ IBOP Show Driving ]

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.

[ Ridden IBOP Attire and Tack Rules ]

Inspection Special Awards

IBOP Cup Explanations

Iron Spring Farm and Dream Gait Friesians 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. Please see the requirements below

[ Under Saddle IBOP Requirements ] | [ Driving IBOP 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.  The Vanderploeg Breeders award was established for Keurings in 2015.

[ Vanderploeg Breeders Award Criteria ]

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