The Sport predicate can be awarded to mares, gelding, and stallions that achieve good results in competitive sport. Sport can only be earned based on results achieved at shows registered with the " United States Equestrian Federation [USEF], United States Dressage Federation [USDF], American Driving Society [ADS] or Koninklijke Nederlands Hippische Sportfederatie/Royal Dutch Equestrian Federation (KNHS). The scores registered with USEF, USDF, ADS, or KNHS determine qualification for the Sport predicate.
Z1+5 Dressage (USDF) 5 scores of 60% or higher at third level or higher; or Z1 Level test 23, 24, 25. or test 26 with 5 scores of 60% or higher.
Obtain Ten points from the current FEI Single Horse Advanced Driven Dressage Test (Not the short test) from at least 3 different FEI or 'R' rated judges. The point system is as follows: Greater than 55 including 65 Penalty Points = 1 Point or 60%-65.9% = 1 Point, Greater than 48 including 55 Penalty Points = 2 Points or 66%-70.9% = 2 Points, Less than 48 Penalty Points or 71% or higher = 3 Points. You must submit your score sheets to the FHANA upon completion of each event. FHANA will keep track of your points. Once your horse has obtained the appropriate points (10 Points) you will be contacted that your horse has achieved the Sports Predicate.
FHANA and the KFPS have worked together to have the same requirements that are available to the members in the Netherlands. If you have any questions please contact the FHANA office.
Sport Elite Predicate
The minimum requirments for being awarded the Sport "Elite" is 5 scores of at least 60% in Prix St. George or higher level of dressage. Submit an application and qualifying score sheets to the FHANA office.