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Register a Foal or Older Horse

If you are unsure if your foal is eligible or Hanoverian or Rhineland registration, contact Christy at .

  • If both the sire and dam are are approved for the AHS breeding program please complete the form below.
  • Once the form and fees are received by the AHS office you will be sent a foal kit that includes a microchip and instructions to submit the DNA via the mail.
    • The DNA kit for parent verification will contain instructions on how to pull the foal's hair and place it on the enclosed form as well as where to mail it. Results will be sent to the AHS office not to you. The office will contact you with the results.
    • The microchip is injected by your licensed veterinarian who will sign the Microchip Certificate. As the foal owner, you will need to return the microchip certificate to the office via the mail or email a picture of the signed certificate to .
    • The AHS does not issue refunds if you elect to use your personal microchips. Your licensed veterinarian completes the provided microchip certificate after scanning the horses neck, writing the microchip number on the form. It is your responsibility to return the completed certificate to the AHS office.
    • Three (3) name choices are required when applying for papers. Names must begin with the first letter of the sire's name and are not to exceed 20 characters including spaces and punctuation. Often, initials or numbers are used after a name for a second or third choice.
  • After the microchip certificate has been returned, the parent-verification results have been received and all fees have been paid, foal papers will be issued and mailed to the owner.
    • If all foal requirements are submitted to the AHS Office by Dec. 31 of the year of birth, the foal will receive a complimentary USEF number.