AWHA Horse


      

Registration
  The Registration System

The AWHA records horses in five categories: the Studbook, the Warmblood Foundation Mare Register, the Foundation Mare Register, the Small Warmblood Studbook and the Warmblood Performance Registration Book (ex Warmblood Identification Register). A full schedule of fees and charges is provided.

All horse related forms and fees must be sent to the Administration Registrar – AWHA, PO Box 2425, Bowral, NSW, 2576

bullet Schedule of Fees and Charges   download   89 kb
  Registering your horse with the AWHA
To register a horse with the AWHA please download and complete the appropriate form and send this with the applicable fee to the Registrations Administrator. If you are not already a member then you will need to complete an membership application and send this together with your registration application to the Membership Coordinator. Refer to the Membership page for more details. If you have any queries please contact the secretary in your State. If you are registering a foal use the Registration application form for foals, if you are registering a Thoroughbred mare then use the application form for Foundation mares otherwise use the normal registration application form. If applicable the Artificial Insemination Mare ID form and the Embryo Transfer Mare ID forms must also be completed.
Registration
bullet Embryo Transfer Mare ID Form   download   87 kb
bullet Mare AI Form   download   88 kb
bullet Registration Application form   download   106 kb
bullet Registration Application form for foals   download   250 kb
Registration (10% discount for 10 or more)   $70.00
  Registering a Thoroughbred or Anglo/Arabian mare
A Thoroughbred or Anglo/Arabian can be registered as a Foundation mare through the AWHA classification process. Mares must have a minimum height of 153cm and must be assessed by two AWHA classifiers and if they pass they will be registered into the Foundation Mare Register. The Breeding guidelines in the Memorandum & Articles provide more information. Note: Mares that have not been branded must have been microchipped before they can be classified.
Registration
bullet Reg & Classification Foundation Mare Anglo Arabian   download   102 kb
bullet Reg & Classification Foundation Mare Thoroughbred   download   100 kb
Registration (10% discount for 10 or more)   $70.00
  Classification
Classification is the process by which mares are assessed for their genetic potential for inclusion either in the Studbook, the Warmblood Foundation Mare Register or the Foundation Mare Register. Mares are assessed by two AWHA classifiers and if they pass classification then their pedigree will determine which category of the four studbook categories they will be listed under. The Breeding guidelines provide more information about the process. If you would like to have a mare classified by the AWHA please  complete the attached classification form and return this with the applicable fee to the Registrar in your State. If you are not already a member then you will need to complete an membership application and send this with you application to the Membership Coordinator. Refer to the Membership page for more information
Mare Classification
bullet Classification Application Warmblood Mares   download   142 kb
Mare Classification   $70.00
  Transfer
If you have recently bought an AWHA horse and would like to transfer them into your name then you will need to send in an application for transfer. If you have been given the horse's AWHA registration form with the transfer section completed then you can send this together with the applicable fee to the Registrations Administrator. Alternatively you can complete an application for transfer and send this along with proof of purchase and the applicable fee. Note: You still need to send in the Original Registration Papers in order that we can process the transfer. If you are not a member then you will need to complete a membership application and send this together with your application to the Membership Coordinator. More information can be found on the Membership page
Transfer
bullet Application for transfer   download   358 kb
Transfer   $40.00
  Colt Classification

Colt Classification or Selection is the process by which the AWHA grades the best colts for breeding by assessing their conformation, movement, jumping ability followed by Performance Testing. The grading process also applies to imported horses, which have not passed similar testing under the auspices of a recognised overseas organisation. The Colt Selection Guidelines below provides more information regarding the process of Colt Selection. To apply to have a colt included in the colt selection process please complete the Application for colt selection and return it to the Registrations Administrator. If you are not already a member then you will need to complete a membership application and send this together with your application to the Membership Coordinator. Refer to the Membership page for more information. 

Colt Selection
bullet Application for colt selection   download   87 kb
bullet Colt Selection Guidelines   download   230 kb
bullet Vet Check Form   download   202 kb
Colt Selection   $400.00
  IFS Stallion Listing

Stallions who are licensed (performance tested) with recognised overseas Warmblood Associations and whose Semen is imported into Australia can be registered with the AWHA as Listed IFS (Imported Frozen Semen). Progeny resulting from matings by artificial insemination with imported (frozen.chilled) semen shall be eligible for registration with the AWHA subject to the same rules and conditions relating to classification of mares and breeding permit stallions that apply to natural insemination. To apply to list a stallion please download the application form and return this with the applicable fee to the Registrations Administrator. If you are not already a member then you will need to complete an membership application and send this together with your application for classification to the Membership Coordinator. Refer to the Membership page for more information. 

IFS Stallion Listing
bullet IFS Stallion Application   download   127 kb
IFS Stallion Listing   $70.00
  Application for DNA
If you are registering a foal that is the result of insemination by frozen semen you will need to apply for DNA testing of the foal so that its parentage can be validated. Download and complete the attached DNA Testing application form and return this with the applicable fee to the DNA co-ordinator whose address is on the form.
DNA
bullet DNA Testing Application   download   25 kb
DNA   $90.00
  Name Change
In order to change the Name of one of your AWHA horses please complete the attached Application for Name Change and send this along with the applicable fee to the Registrations Administrator. You can also use this form to add a Stud prefix or suffix to a horse's name. If you are not already a member then you will need to complete an membership application and send this together with your application to the Membership Coordinator. Refer to the Membership page for more information.
Name Change
bullet Application for Name Change   download   92 kb
Name Change   $100.00
  Stud Prefix/Suffix Reservation
In order to ensure the continued use of a stud prefix or suffix you can reserve a stud prefix or suffix for your use only. This also records the description of your brands but brands cannot be reserved due to different legislation between states. To reserve a stud prefix/suffix download the application form below and return to the Registrations Administrator. If you are not already a member then you will need to complete an membership application and send this together with your application for classification to the Membership Coordinator. Refer to the Membership page for more information.
Stud Prefix/Suffix Registration
bullet Stud Prefix Suffix Reservation Application form   download   23 kb
Stud Prefix/Suffix Reservation   $35.00
  Duplicate Papers
If you have lost the AWHA papers for your horse you may apply for duplicate papers. Please complete the attached application form and return with the applicable fee to the Registrations Administrator. If you are not already a member then you will need to complete an membership application and send this together with your application for classification to the Membership Coordinator. Refer to the Membership page for more information.
Duplicate Papers
bullet Duplicate Papers Application   download   358 kb
Duplicate Papers   $60.00
  Studbook Service Book
The AWHA provides Studbook Service Certifcate Books (SBSCB) for recording the mares served by AWHA Approved and Licensed stallions and for subsequently registering their foals. The attached information sheet provides more information on these SBSCB. To obtain a Studbook Service Certificate Book for your AWHA Approved or Licensed stallion please complete the attached application and send it to the Registrations Administrator with the applicable fee.
Studbook Service Book
bullet SBSCB Application form   download   25 kb
bullet SBSCB Info Sheet   download   37 kb
Studbook Service Book   $100.00
  Non Studbook Service Book
The AWHA provides Non-Studbook Service Certifcate Books (NSBSCB) for recording the mares served by AWHA Recorded stallions subject to certain conditions. The attached information sheet provides more information on these NSBSCB and the associated conditions. To obtain a Non-Studbook Service Certificate Book for your AWHA Recorded stallion please read the attached information sheet and follow the procedure detailed in the info sheet. The Application form is also provided below.
Non Studbook Service Book
bullet NSBSCB Application form   download   25 kb
bullet NSBSCB Info Sheet   download   37 kb
Non Studbook Service Book   $110.00
  Document of Mating

Colts who score less than 65% at AWHA colt selection and / or are registered with the AWHA but have never been presented at colt selection can apply for a Service Certificate Book known as a “Document of Mating”. The attached information sheet provides more information on the criteria and procedures for "Documents of Mating". The Application form for a Document of Mating book and the application form for a single service certificate are provided below.

Document of Mating Service Book
bullet Document of Mating Application form   download   293 kb
bullet Document of Mating Information Sheet   download   302 kb
bullet Single Service Certificate   download   25 kb
Document of Mating Service Book   $150.00
  Change of Paper Fee
Change of Paper
Fee charged when changes are requested to registration papers such as brands being removed, microship number being added etc
Change of Paper Fee   $20.00
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