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FHANA Adopts New Membership Category

September 28, 2018

You asked for it, You got it!!!

New for 2019...A new membership category for those members who are sport/pleasure members.

Sport/Pleasure Membership

  • 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

Please note: This member has no access to the KFPS and will not be an indirect member of the KFPS.  If you are a member in this category and you wish to register a foal, or attend an inspection, you will be required to upgrade your membership to a Full Membership and pay the $50 difference.  

To renew at this membership level  will require you to either call the FHANA office or send in the membership form when it is available.  We are trying to work out the bugs to have this membership level available on the website for renewal.  Please be patient with us.

FHANA will start accepting this membership level on Nov. 1, 2018 for the 2019 membership year.  

 

Additional Changes: the Associate Membership will have a reduced price to $60 for 2019.  This membership category will have the following benefits:

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.
  • Has no access to the KFPS Database.  Associate Members who wish to conduct pedigree research before purchasing a Friesian are encouraged to contact the FHANA Breeding Committee for assistance at no charge. 

Lifetime Membership-the Lifetime membership which has a fee of $10,000 will no longer be offered.  All current lifetime memberships will still be honored.  

The FHANA Board and Membership Committee is also working on additional benefits to the Full and Business Membership Categories.  Stay tuend as these benefits are developed.