Tuesday, July 7, 2020

North American Stallion Sport Test 2020 Canceled

The North American Stallion Sport Test for 2020 has been canceled. Below is the official announcement as posted on their Facebook page.

"The organizing committee for the 2020 North American Stallion Sport Test (NASST) regrettably shares their decision to cancel the 2020 tests that were scheduled for October 26-28 in Colora, Maryland and October 30-Nov 1 in Solvang, California. These events draw in participants, spectators, and officials from three countries and many states. With the covid-19 pandemic still affecting us so heavily, we must keep the health and safety of everyone as our top priority and do not feel it would be prudent to run the tests this year.

"Each registry will be communicating with its 4 to 6-year old licensed stallions to discuss how they will handle breeding license extensions given this unique situation. For 2021, NASST will also add a testing division for 7-year old stallions to accommodate those stallions that were scheduled to attend this year as 6-year olds. Each registry also offers alternate approval routes through traditional sport.

"Updates regarding 2021 dates and locations will be published later this fall on the NASST website. We are all committed to the long-term development of North American-based stallions and will look ahead to seeing you all in 2021."

Warmblood Stallions of North America has been proud to be a media partner of the testing, and will miss attending on one or the other coast. We look forward to the NASST resuming in 2021!

Anna Goebel representing Warmblood Stallions of North America at the West Coast NASST 2019. Looking forward to 2021!
Patty Wilding photo

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