Five-Year-Old Pony Stallions and Six-Year-Old Pony Stallions will now have their own dressage tests for the 2018 North American Stallion Sport Test (NASST). Dates of the testing are: East Coast Test at Hilltop Farm in Colora, MD will be run November 1-3, 2018. The West Coast Test at Pollyrich Farm in Solvang, CA will run from November 5th through the 7th, 2018.
For dressage, Four-Year-Old Pony Stallions will ride the same dressage test as non-Pony Stallions. Beginging in 2018, 5YO Pony Stallions have their own dressage test, and 6YO Pony Stallions have their own dressage test. See links in chart below.
Testing requirements are specific to age and discipline. Each horse attends with their own rider and there is a Guest Rider component to the scoring as well. Stallions must attend two consecutive years of sport testing to fulfill their performance requirements with the AHS and GOV as well as achieve a minimum overall score of 7.5 at each testing.
Dressage Sport Test Jumping Sport Test
4-Year Old Stallions and
4-Year-Old Pony Stallions USEF Four-Year Old Test Course of 1.0 meters
5-Year Old Stallions FEI Five-Year Old Test Course of 1.1 meters
5-Year Old Pony Stallions Five-Year-Old Pony Test Course of 1.1 meters
6-Year Old Stallions FEI Six-Year Old Test Course of 1.2 meters
6-Year Old Pony Stallions Six-Year-Old Pony Test Course of 1.2 meters