North American Shagya-Arabian Society
Shagya breeding in America officially began in 1986 with the founding of the North American Shagya-Arabian Society. NASS is the only U.S.A. recognized member of the International Shagya-Araber Gesellschaft (ISG) which is the international body supporting the breeding and preservation of the Shagya-Arabian breed.
The Purpose of NASS:
Promotion, preservation, and improvement of the Purebred Shagya-Arabian horse. Establishment of a Shagya-Arabian Registry for Purebred and Partbred Shagya Arabians. Regulation and approval of breeding stock. Dissemination of information about the breed to the public. Establishment of an Performance Awards system for performance achievement. Promotion of cooperation with Shagya-Arabian breeders around the world, and in particular with the Purebred Shagya Society International (ISG).