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Versatility

The NWHA Versatility Program provides a venue for owners to showcase the versatility of the breed in classes that are not designated as traditional "Rail" or Halter Division events.  The program highlights the versatility of the Walking Horse and its inherent ability to perform and compete in a variety of disciplines.

Programs & Information

Lifetime Superior Achievement Program

The Lifetime Superior Achievement Program (LSAP) is a cumulative versatility award program.  Multiple levels of success can be achieved in progression to earn Championship award titles. 


LSAP is a points based program and points may be earned at any competition in which a licensed judge is adjudicating.


Points accumulate from year to year, with the exception of the Annual Register of Merit.  The pinnacle of the LSAP is the achievement of The Order of The Equinus.  


Versatility Events

Dressage
Driving

Equitation

Jumping
Showmanship
Speed Events

Trail Obstacle
Untimed Events

Reining 

Western Riding 

ROM's & Championships

Annual Register of Merit

Intermediate Pleasure Championship

Annual Register of Merit

Adult:  20 points | Youth: 15 points

  • Any one versatility, pleasure, or model event
  • Points must be earned in one calendar year.   

Versatility Championship

Intermediate Pleasure Championship

Annual Register of Merit

Adult: 100 points | Youth: 75 points

  •  A minimum of 5 events with at least 15 points for Adult (10 points for Youth) in each of the 5 events
  • Additional points can be earned in other versatility events 

Intermediate Pleasure Championship

Intermediate Pleasure Championship

Intermediate Pleasure Championship

(Adult: 100 points | Youth: 75 points)

  • English and/or Western
  • Canter not Required
  • Points earned in English or Western 2 gait classes, but not a combination of both. 

English Pleasure Championship

English Pleasure Championship

Intermediate Pleasure Championship

Adult: 100 points | Youth: 75 points

  • Canter Required
  • All points may be earned in English Pleasure (canter) OR
  • A minimum combination of the following: 
    • 75 points earned in English Pleasure (canter)                (50 points for Youth) AND
    • 25 points earned in English Pleasure (2-gait). 

Western Pleasure Championship

English Pleasure Championship

Western Pleasure Championship

 Adult: 100 points | Youth: 75 points 

  • Lope Required
  • All points may be earned in Western Pleasure (lope) OR
  • A minimum combination of the following: 
    • 75 points earned in Western Pleasure (lope)                    (50 points for Youth) AND
    • 25 points earned in Western Pleasure (2-gait). 

Model Championship

English Pleasure Championship

Western Pleasure Championship

  Adult: 50 points | Youth: 40 points 

  • All points earned in Model or In-Hand classes OR
  • A minimum combination of the following: 
    • 40 points earned in Model                    (30 points for Youth) AND
    • Additional points earned in Showmanship at Halter. 

POINTS

How LSAP points are counted

General point rules are tabulated as follows:

  • A maximum of (7) points, including the bonus point, may be earned in any one class.
  • An additional (0.5) point will be awarded to LSAP participants competing at NWHA events in qualifying classes. 
  • Single points will be awarded at any event that has a licensed judge
  • Additional points can be earned as follows:
    • Bonus Point:  The winner of a class which has (3) or more entries will receive an additional (1) bonus point.  *Included in LSAP Point Table
    • Double Points:  May be earned at all NWHA Regional events 
    • Triple Points:  May be earned at The National show


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LSAP Information & Program Logs

LSAP Program Information (pdf)

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Program Enrollment Form (pdf)

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LSAP Log Sheet Excel (xlsx)

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LSAP Log Sheet PDF (pdf)

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