News Highlights

FHANA's New Bylaws

Jan 19 2009

AS FHANA prepares to change from a 501 (c)5 to a 501 (c)3 the association had to develop new Bylaws to reflect the change. Please take a moment and review these changes.    Read More »

An open letter to all Friesian Lovers,

Jan 14 2009

As many of you are aware, a thirteen year old Friesian Stallion has tested positive for CEM. To our great disappointment, that horse is our beloved Nanning. We are now working with State and Federal authorities to A) cure Nanning, B) minimize …    Read More »

Friesian Stallion Positive for CEM

Jan 13 2009

The National Veterinary Services Laboratories in Ames, Iowa, reported the positive test result Monday afternoon, Jan. 12. The stallion, a 13-year-old Friesian, has been quarantined since Jan. 5, when state animal health authorities learned he had …    Read More »

American Bred Doaitsen 420 makes 2009 Reserve Champion Stallion in Leeuwarden, Netherlands!


American Bred Doaitsen 420 makes 2009 Reserve Champion Stallion in Leeuwarden, Netherlands!

Jan 09 2009

Congratulations are in order for Klaas and Mares Vanderploeg of Ithaca Michigan! Doaitsen 420, bred by Vanderploeg Friesians in Ithaca, Michigan, took the Reserve Champion Stallion award at the Annual Stallion Show in Leeuwarden, Netherlands, …    Read More »

Stallion Show

Jan 07 2009

Don't miss a thing. Watch the 2009 Stallion Show from the comfort of home.    Read More »

Indication for Preferent Title Mares Changed

Jan 05 2009

One of the reasons this change was made relates to the various requests received to make the double preferent title an official title. The KFPS believes that the recently made change takes these requests into consideration. In addition, …    Read More »

25th Anniversary Convention


25th Anniversary Convention

Jan 01 2009

The FHANA 25th Anniversary ConventionAn Historic Event Twenty-Five Years in the MakingAn Event Celebrating Twenty-Five Years of Stewardship of the Noble KFPS Friesian Horse in North AmericaThe Friesian Horse Association of North America (FHANA) …    Read More »

FHANA Members: Important Website Info

Dec 31 2008

Same Information, New NavigationOur updated website has a whole new navigation to make it easier to find the information that you care about. We've taken the content from the old website and divided it into four sections: Breeders, Owners, New …    Read More »

Proposed ByLaws for 5013C Status for Review

Dec 29 2008

Please review this document.    Read More »

Preferent Mare Update

Dec 23 2008

Star offspring of Preferent mares will now be recorded and included in breeding values. A Double Preferent status is currently being considered. The requirements for the new Double Preferent would be four additonal star offspring, this would also …    Read More »