Joy Of Riding Program


The Joy of Riding is only one of the recreational programs that is FREE to all NAPHA members. JOR gives recognition and awards to NAPHA members for time spent in the saddle of any registered Peruvian horses or registered Part Bred Peruvian horses outside of NAPHA sanctioned breed shows. The rider does not have to own the horse. Awards are given to the rider for hour milestones achieved and each year to the rider with the highest number of hours in their region and in the NAPHA organization.

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  • Must be a NAPHA Member and maintain Membership for each year in which hours are counted.
  • Must indicate your interest in the program by printing and sending a filled out pdf form to office to register as a member.
  • The Joy of Riding Program is maintained on the “honor” system.
  • Hours may be logged for all and any time spent riding except at NAPHA Approved Shows.
    (Pleasure, trail, arena, demonstrations, drills, open horse shows, parades, etc.)
  • Do not need to own the horse(s) ridden but horse used for the program must be NAPHA registered or a Part-Blood registered with the PPP-BR.
  • No time limit.
  • Rider records hours in the pdf form and sends it to office when a “goal” (50, 100, 250, 500, and 1000 hours) is reached.


Program Coordinator & Chair
Marissa Humphreys
[email protected]

Committee Members
Tina Mewhinney – Member & Board Liaison
Lisa Bialy
Marissa Humphreys
Donna Smith
Chelsey VanHulle


HOUR LOG FORM – Excel Sheet with Hour Calculator

Joy of Riding Annual Awards - Click to Expand

2017 NAPHA Joy of Riding High Hour Winners
Region 1: Lisa Bialy
Region 2: Linda Anne West
Region 5: Coral Stafford
Region 6: Marsha Anderson (also High Hour Horse and Rider for the year)
Region 8: Alice Wolf
Region 9: Tina Mewhinney
Region 11: Brenda Sessler
Region 14: Bonnie Nicholson

2016 NAPHA Joy of Riding High Hour Winners

Region 1: Dyan Paquette 89.5
Region 2: Linda West 77.5
Region 3: No Qualified Entry -0-
Region 4: No Qualified Entry -0-
Region 5: Coral Stafford 100
Region 6: Marsha Anderson 580
Region 7: No Qualified Entry -0-
Region 8: No Qualified Entry -0-
Region 9: No Qualified Entry -0-
Region 10: No Qualified Entry -0-
Region 11: Jennifer Heinitz 216
Region 12: Melody Tapprich 47.2
Region 13: Glen Mackey 28.75
Region 14: Joann Westfall 250
Region 15: No Qualified Entry -0-

High Hour Horse
SH Marciano Marsha Anderson (owner) 372


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