Standardbred
Pleasure & Performance
Horse Association of S.A. Inc.

"Unharness The Beauty & Ride A Standardbred"


ABOUT US



SPPHASA Inc. was formed in 1999 and has grown ever since.

The aim of this association is to promote the Standardbred as Pleasure AND Performance Horses and to help give them a life after harness racing.


OBJECTIVES OF THE ASSOCIATION 

  • To promote the Standardbred as race horses and as pleasure and performance horses.
  • To raise the profile of the Standardbred in all equestrian events.
  • To provide fair and equal competition in all aspects of equestrian events.
  • To prove that the Standardbred is as good as any other breed in all aspects of the equestrian arena.
  • To inform the public of the versatility of the Standardbred.
  • To promote the good nature and temperament of the breed.
  • To provide a vehicle for owners of the Standardbred to meet and communicate.

 
ABOUT SPPHASA
  • Provide an opportunity for owners to present their Standardbreds
  • Assists owners to raise the level of their skills in all aspects of presentation, training and competition
  • Encourages owners to compete against other breeds at many fun days & competitions held annually
  • Race, Breed, Show or Performance, the SPPHASA offers a variety of activities and awards in a number of disciplines.

 

SO WHAT DOES SPPHASA OFFER?

  • State Championships For Standardbreds
  • High Point Awards for Endurance, Showing, Show Jumping, Harness (Racing & Show) & Dressage
  • Seperate High Point Awards For Juniors
  • Rider & Handler Training Days
  • Fun Days & Gymkhanas
  • Re-Training Days
  • Breed & Open Show Awards For Standardbreds
  • Regular Newsletter
  • Life Time Horse Registrations
  • Low Membership Fees
  • AGM Dinner & Awards Presentations
  • Social Nights