Welcome to the National Spotted Saddle Horse Association!

The NSSHA is dedicated to establishing a uniform breed saddle horse that is naturally gaited and performs without the use of punishing training aids or substances. While presenting a natural gaited saddle horse, the National Spotted Saddle Horse exhibits "coats of many colors."



 2015 NSSHA World Grand Champion


  I'm Mr. Blues
Kimberly Coult, owner       Patrick Thomas, Trainer



A more beautiful or versatile breed cannot be found!


Membership Fee Increase: The NSSHA Family Membership will increase to $60, effective Jan. 1, 2016. We regret the increase in price, but this is the first price change in any area in several years.

Any Renewing or New Membership for 2016, that is postmarked by Dec 31, 2015, will pay the $50 fee, all Membership applications received Jan. 1, 2016 or later incurs the $60 fee

Paid Memberships by Jan. 31, 2016 will receive, Free of Charge, the 2016 NSSHA Calendar. LIMITED SUPPLY, FIRST COME FIRST SERVE, renew soon, supply will deplete quickly

2016 Board of Director Positions: We have a few positions available for the 2016 NSSHA Board of Directors, we are in need of individuals who are interested in assisting us in the further promotion of our horse, and association. Anyone that is interested should contact a current Board of Director Member, or the NSSHA office by Jan. 15, to appear on the ballot, nominations will not be accepted from the floor. Qualifications include: Must have been a dues paid Member of NSSHA for one or more years, and a current member for 2016

Dec. 31, 2015 Deadlines

Renew Family Memberships or New Memberships for 2016 by this date, and pay old price of $50 for a Family Membership

Postmark your completed application for your 2015 Free registration by this date, applications for free registrations for 2015 postmarked after this date, will not be accepted as a Free one

Final date to submit any Supreme Champion Award forms Final date to submit Trail Riding Program Tally forms for 2015 Holiday Closings:
Our office will be closed the week of Christmas, Dec. 21­25 and Dec. 31 & Jan. 1 for the New Year Holiday

We will be accepting calls while the office is closed, if we do not immediately answer, please leave a Voice mail, and your call will be returned as soon as possible

We Wish A Very Merry Christmas, and A Happy New Year to Everyone! 

Rule Change Effective June 1, 2015
Pleasure horses may cross enter in Pleasure classes ONLY, with appropriate shoe size at any given show.
Open shod & Lite shod horses may cross enter in Open shod;  Lite shod horses may show in either Lite or Open shod classes at any show, and may step back down from Open shod to Lite 
Shod at the same show.
Open Shod designated classes apply to Lite Shod & Open Shod horses, ONLY
Open Specialty and 15 Hands & Under Classses are NOW Open Shod classes, and open only to Lite and Open Shod entries**
**(if entries should warrant, at future shows, these classes may be offered in the Pleasure division, for Pleasure entries, only, and will be indicated as such on the class sheet)

All NSSHA Show Exhibitors; Juveniles, Amateurs, & Trainers, will be required to complete & sign an additional  form this year, when applying for your Exhibitor's or Trainer's card.  The additional form is the NSSHA Exhibitor's Code of Ethics/Release of Liability Form.  The form can be downloaded, along with your exhibitor card application, from our website.  The forms will also be available at all shows.  Exhibitor cards will not be issued until the form is completed & signed. 

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