Arabian Horse Registration Rules And Conditions

QUALIFICATION FOR ARABIAN HORSE REGISTRATION

To be eligible for admission to EAHS Arabian horse stud book, a stallion, mare or foal must trace in all lines of its pedigree either to horses previously registered with EAHS, or in the case of imported horses to horses listed in an accepted WAHO stud book

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

The registration of the foals born in the UAE must initialy take place with the UAE studbook

EAHS BREEDER DEFINITION

The Breeder of an Arabian horse is the person who owned or leased the purebred mare at the time of foaling.

AGE OF BREEDING STOCK

  • Males must be over the age 24 months of age prior to their use for breeding
  • Females must be over the age of 36 months prior to their first use for breeding

EMBRYO TRANSFER

EAHS allows multiple foals for donor mare per year, there is no limited number or other restrictions.
Within a maximum of 60 days of an Embryo Transfer resulting in a successful pregnancy, EAHS must be provided with a written certificate certifying the date and location of the embryo recovery and transfer, together with a pregnancy certificate, completed and signed by the veterinary surgeon who carried out the procedures

COVERING CERTIFICATE

Regardless of the method of breeding used, after the mare has been bred, the stallion owner should sign and issue to the mare owner a Covering Certificate, on the form supplied by EAHS, stating the names and registration numbers of the stallion and the mare, the name and address of the owner of both stallion and mare at the time of breeding, the final breeding date and the breeding method used.

PROHIBITED METHODS OF BREEDING AT EAHS

Cloning
External fertilisation of oocytes for embryo transfer
Genetic modification including gene editing and gene doping

ACCEPTABLE METHODS OF BREEDING AT EAHS

In-hand breeding (natural service)
Artificial Insemination
Embryo Transfer

TRANSFERS OF OWNERSHIP

All domestic changes of ownership must be officially recorded
On the sale of an Arabian horse, the relevant registration document/s must be returned to EAHS together with the signatures
Names and addresses of the vendor and purchaser and the correct transfer fees if applicable
When received, the transfer of ownership will be officially recorded, endorsed on the relevant registration document/s which should be forwarded to the new owner. It is the responsibility of purchasers to see that they are provided with the relevant registration certificate, passport, and that the description on it agrees with the horse they are buying
EAHS should be notified within a week after the sale

NAMES

Purebred Arabian foals shall be named at the time of registration in the Arabian stud book of UAE
Names must be unique in UAE Arabian stud book
No name will be accepted if this is already the name of a domestically bred Arabian horse listed in the records, is liable to cause confusion or is unacceptable for social, cultural or religious reasons
Under no circumstances can a change of name take place in the original stud book or register after domestic registration is effected
Names must have no more than 27 characters, including spaces
Numbers and numeral suffixes are not allowed to form part of a name

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