Recertification options for NSBA Judges
Expiring in 2022

Judges whose credentials expire February 2022 may attend the Color Breed Counsel Judges Session in Tulsa, Oklahoma February 1-4, 2022 or attend the 2022 AQHA/APHA recertification to be held in the DFW area hosted by AQHA December 12-14, 2022.

All judges will be required to take an online rulebook test based on the official 2022 NSBA Handbook. The test will be available online beginning January 15, 2022 and will close on March 1, 2022 for all around judges. Hunter Jumper judges rulebook exam will be open February 1 - April 1, 2022.

Additional information will be forthcoming regarding the procedure for those attending the December AQHA judge recertification. 

Required for All Judges
2022 Online Written Rulebook Test

The 2022 rulebook will be mailed to all NSBA judges early in January. All NSBA judges will be required to take an online written rulebook test that will consist of multiple choice questions based on the 2022rulebook. Every judge will be required to take the online exam to maintain their current judge status with NSBA. The test will be available online for 30 days beginning in January. Judges will receive an email link to access the test platform. You may enter and leave the test as many times as you like during the 30 days, but the test must be completed by February 15, 2022.

Specific instructions will be sent via email to all judges. If you have any questions, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.