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U.S.A.: North America Model Horse Shows Association|
Posted on Tuesday, September 27 @ 10:04:55 CDT by donna
301 West Abraham Street
Arlington, TX 76010
The North American Model Horse Shows Association's mission is to serve
as an inclusive organization to promote the model horse hobby. NAMHSA's
aim is to promote all facets of the model horse hobby and to provide
support for the future development of model horse showing, customizing,
and collecting, which includes but is not limited to:
a) Promoting the model horse hobby to the public to develop interest, support, and recognition.
b) Building national and international communication about the model horse hobby.
c) Distributing information to enthusiasts.
d) Enhancing the prestige of member shows.
Serving as a unifying organization for cooperation among live shows and
as a clearinghouse for information on shows and events.
Offering new goals to model horse exhibitors by sponsoring a North
American Nationals (NAN) model horse show. The philosophical direction
of NAMHSA is to be an inclusive, promotional organization rather than
to develop rules and regulations for model shows and exhibitors.
members of NAMHSA are the shows which have agreed to comply with the
qualifications for membership and have paid dues to the organization.
Individuals are invited and encouraged to volunteer their talents and services to the many NAMHSA projects and committees.
North American Nationals (NAN) is NAMHSA's annual National Championship
Model Horse Show. The NAN is directed by the NAN Show Committee under
the authority of the NAMHSA Board.
The NAN show will be held
Lexington, Kentucky in odd-numbered years and in conjunction with the
West Coast Model Horse Collectors Jamboree, Pomona, California, in
A model horse earns qualification to
compete at the NAN by winning a first or second place in a NAMHSA
approved open class at a NAMHSA member show. This qualification enables
a horse to enter one of the next two NAN shows. For each qualification
earned, a horse receives a ticket which is their proof of the
qualification and must be submitted when entering a NAN show.