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."

  2016 NSSHA Open Shod World Grand Champion 

  Gen's Jam Session
Tony Brewer, 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



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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