News Highlights

2019 Education Weeks

May
16

2019 Education Weeks

May 16 2019

Are you interested in learning more about what the judges are looking for in your horses?  FHANA will offer two Level 1 Education weeks and one Level 2 Education week (Must have attended a Level 1 course in 2017) in 2019.  …    Read More »

FHANA Talent Cup

May 07 2019

What is The New “Talent Cup?” Gail Aumiller, Sport Committee Chair           The Talent Cup, a program championed by President Dr. Rosanne Palermo, is FHANA’s newest award …    Read More »

MAKING BREEDER´S LUCK HAPPEN WITH RELIABLE BREEDING VALUES.

May
06

MAKING BREEDER´S LUCK HAPPEN WITH RELIABLE BREEDING VALUES.

May 06 2019

Using breeding values speeds up progress, yet, it also increases inbreeding. At a themed evening of YoungKFPS and the ‘Bond van Merriehouder’ (Mare Keeper´s Union, ed.) KFPS Director Ids Hellinga explained the system of breeding …    Read More »

USING SELECTION TO BEAT OCD

May 06 2019

Osteochondrosis is a disorder in the development of cartilage. It starts at a very young age, somewhere between one to eight months old. It is a dynamic process and many foals heal naturally because the loose pieces of cartilage are absorbed and …    Read More »

Let’s Get Serious About Winning FHANA Performance Awards

Apr
30

Let’s Get Serious About Winning FHANA Performance Awards

Gail Aumiller
Apr 30 2019

Every FHANA member who competes at an event or show should be eager to be recognized for his or her achievement, after all our Friesians do make us look good. I had not shown for 33 years, but when I got my first Friesian, it wasn’t long …    Read More »

FHANA’s first Horse of the Year award

Apr
29

FHANA’s first Horse of the Year award

Janice DeBoer VerMerris
Apr 29 2019

Tjaarda 483 Sport-Elite is the first horse to receive the honor of becoming FHANA Horse of the Year.  What does being awarded Horse of the Year by FHANA mean?  Well basically it’s a notable horse by our members; one that has made …    Read More »

Inspection Jury

Apr 19 2019

The schedule is set, plans are being made, and the jury has been selected for the 2019 Inspection Schedule. Circuit 1-Peiter Bergsma & Jolanda Slootjes Circuit 2-Will Thijssen & Ester Reen Circuit 3-Louise Hompe & Corrie …    Read More »

35th Anniversary Tickets

Apr
19

35th Anniversary Tickets

Apr 19 2019

FHANA is celebrating its 35th Anniversary.  This is going to be the EVENT of the year and you won't want to miss it.  You can order tickets here via paypal for the entire event or for the Tuesday Show and Extravaganza.   …    Read More »

SPORT ELITE PREDICATE FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS IN SPORTS

Apr 16 2019

Since the November 2016 Member Council Meeting, Friesian horses that do exceptionally well in sports are entitled to apply for the Elite predicate in addition to the Sport predicate. Up to January the 1st the KFPS received applications for 63 …    Read More »

FRIESIAN HORSES ON THE PRAIRIE

Apr 16 2019

Warrior’s Prayer, Whistling Water and Assiniboine Nation, not exactly names we usually associate with Friesian horses. But they are, and in ownership of Leon and Cherie Stewart,  native American Indians by origin. In the heart of …    Read More »