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.


  • Must be a NAPHA Member and maintain Membership for each year in which hours are counted.

  • Must indicate your interest in the program by filling out and uploading a filled-out Excel file to register as a JOR 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 Excel file and upload it using the form below when a “goal” (50, 100, 250, 500, and 1000 hours) is reached.

JOR Program Committee

Marissa Humphreys

Program Coordinator & Chair

[email protected]
8200 N 44th Street, Brown Deer, WI 53223
Phone: 541-771-0709

Committee Members

Chelsey Van Hulle-Schnaal
Awards Coordinator
[email protected]

Tina Mewhinney
[email protected]

Lisa Bialy



1. Download the Hour Log Form (Excel File)

Hour Log

2. Fill out your hour log.

3. Fill out the application form on the right and upload your filled out Excel file.


  • Accepted file types: xlsx, xlsm, xlsb, xltx, pdf.