Registry Services -
Procedure for Registering an Imported Horse
(Updated April 2011)
Owner must be a current Australian Quarter Horse Association financial member
Application for Imported Registration to be completed and signed
$230 Registration Fee to be paid upon application
Shipping Documents to be supplied showing date of arrival in Australia (Common Companies are IRT and Crispin Bennett)
$100 late fee to be paid if the horse has been in Australia for more than 120 days prior to lodgement of application of registration
Photocopy of International Registration Certificate (American Quarter Horse and New Zealand Quarter Horses are accepted)
Horse must have a DNA kit issued if it does not have DNA on file in America (we use the American DNA if it is available)
If the horse has lineage to IMPRESSIVE then a HYPP test will be required. Horses that test HYPP N/H or H/H positive, will not be accepted for registration with the AQHA.
If the horse has lineage to POCO BUENO then a HERDA test will be required. We will accept HERDA results from a laboratory recognized by the AQHA.
If the horse displays excessive white, it must be tested for OLWS.