The Friesian Sporthorse Association is proud to
offer a variety of awards to recognize the
outstanding achievments of Friesian Sporthorses
The FSA currently offers the following national
- USDF All-Breeds national dressage awards
- FSA High Performance national dressage award
- FSA Inspection & In-hand national awards
To learn more about these programs you may scroll
down the page or use these quick links:
Please scroll down to see the current year's winners,
or you may use these quick links to jump directly to
the award results:
USDF National All-Breeds Awards
The Friesian Sporthorse Association is proudly affiliated with the USDF and offers year-end awards
thru the USDF All-Breeds award program.
IMPORTANT: HORSES MUST BE DECLARED WITH THE "FRIESIAN SPORTHORSE ASSOCIATION"
(102771) WITH THE USDF TO BE ELIGIBLE!
Friesian Sporthorse Association High Performance Dressage Award
The FSA High Performance Dressage Award is sponsored in honor of Ducati CH, the first
Friesian Sporthorse to compete at Grand Prix level dressage. The guidelines for this award
are as follows:
The FSA High Performance Award will honor the horse with the highest average score at
FEI* level dressage. Champion and Reserve Champion will be awarded.
*If there are no horses eligible at the FEI level in a particular year the award will go to the horse with the
highest average score at the next highest level (ie, Fourth Level, Third Level, etc.)
3 scores at FEI level* from USDF/USEF recognized dressage competitions, from 3 different
judges, from at least 2 different competitions. Scores may be earned with different riders.
Horses must be registered with the FSA. (*Or 3 scores at the same level, if earned at a level lower
- Scores will be recorded from the USDF official results.
- You must notify us of your desire to be considered for
this award, prior to September 30th of the award year.
(email notification to: FSAFriesianSport@aol.com)
- Freestyle scores are not eligible.
October 1 thru September 30 (the same as the USDF
The average of the three highest scores will be used.
Friesian Sporthorse Association National Inspection and In-hand Award
The National Inspection and In-hand award will be awarded annually to the horses with the highest
inspection or in-hand score.
- Only one score is needed. If more than one score is
reported, the highest score will be used.
- Scores may be from inspections or in-hand classes
- In-hand scores must be earned at USDF/DSHB classes
or USEA FEH classes.
- Inspection scores must be from FSA inspections or
other breed registry inspections from recognized
Eligibility and Score Reporting:
- Horses must be FSA registered to be eligible.
- A photocopy of the test sheet, inspection sheet, etc.,
showing the score, date, name of the horse, and
the name/location of the inspection or show must
be sent to the FSA.
- For in-hand scores: a printout of the official results
from the USDF website is also acceptable as long as
it shows the score, date, and name of the horse.
- All paperwork must be received by the FSA by
December 1 thru November 30
Please visit the USDF website for complete information on the
USDF All-Breeds Awards program. All horses must be "declared"
as FRIESIAN SPORTHORSES with the FRIESIAN SPORTHORSE
ASSOCIATION (102771) in order to be eligible for the All-Breeds
Award program. To "declare" your horse you mustsubmit an All-
Breeds declaration form directly to USDF. Declaration forms may
be found on the USDF website.