ABCR Horse Transfers

Please follow this procedure to transfer your ABCR horse:

Ownership of a registered animal may be transferred as follows:
a. SELLER, at time of sale, shall forward registration certificate of animal along with Transfer of Ownership/Bill of Sale form to the ABC Registry for transfer by the Registrar.
b. SELLER must sign the Transfer of Ownership/Bill of Sale form. Seller’s name must be listed as the legal owner of said animal being sold, as recorded at the ABC Registry or a power of attorney showing authorization to sell the horse for the owner must be filed with the ABC Registry.
c. Transfer of an ABC registered horse will be duly recorded by the ABC Registrar, who will then forward the certificate directly to the new owner.
d. Either the buyer or seller may pay transfer fees. Fees must accompany the Transfer of Ownership/Bill of Sale form, and registration certificate before the transfer can be processed and completed.
e. Each time an ABC registered horse is sold, a Transfer of Ownership/Bill of Sale along with the associated fee must be sent to the ABC Registry.
f. In the event an ABC registered horse is sold multiple times without the appropriate transfers, the Registrar will proceed with the following procedures:
1) New owner requesting transfer of ownership must be a current member
2) New owner must submit original ABCR certificate, if any
3) New owner must submit Bill of Sale or transfer of ownership from current owner to new owner.
4) New owner must submit four current pictures; front, back and both sides of the ABC registered horse being transferred.
5) New owner must submit notarized letter stating they have the ABC registered horse in their possession, that they have the original certificate, if any, four pictures to be sent in, and would like the ABC registered horse transferred into their name.
6) Two current transfer fees shall be paid:
a) One for registered owner as recorded with ABCR to current owner and
b) One for current owner to new owner

If there is not an original certificate the new owner must provide the complete name and/or registration number of the ABC registered horse along with the four (4) pictures and current fees for a duplicate certificate to the Registry before a new certificate will be issued. Ownership of a registered animal may be transferred as follows:
a. SELLER, at time of sale, shall forward registration certificate of animal along with Transfer of Ownership/Bill of Sale form to the ABC Registry for transfer by the Registrar.
b. SELLER must sign the Transfer of Ownership/Bill of Sale form. Seller’s name must be listed as the legal owner of said animal being sold, as recorded at the ABC Registry or a power of attorney showing authorization to sell the horse for the owner must be filed with the ABC Registry.
c. Transfer of an ABC registered horse will be duly recorded by the ABC Registrar, who will then forward the certificate directly to the new owner.
d. Either the buyer or seller may pay transfer fees. Fees must accompany the Transfer of Ownership/Bill of Sale form, and registration certificate before the transfer can be processed and completed.
e. Each time an ABC registered horse is sold, a Transfer of Ownership/Bill of Sale along with the associated fee must be sent to the ABC Registry.
f. In the event an ABC registered horse is sold multiple times without the appropriate transfers, the Registrar will proceed with the following procedures:
1) New owner requesting transfer of ownership must be a current member
2) New owner must submit original ABCR certificate, if any
3) New owner must submit Bill of Sale or transfer of ownership from current owner to new owner.
4) New owner must submit four current pictures; front, back and both sides of the ABC registered horse being transferred.
5) New owner must submit notarized letter stating they have the ABC registered horse in their possession, that they have the original certificate, if any, four pictures to be sent in, and would like the ABC registered horse transferred into their name.
6) Two current transfer fees shall be paid:
a) One for registered owner as recorded with ABCR to current owner and
b) One for current owner to new owner

If there is not an original certificate the new owner must provide the complete name and/or registration number of the ABC registered horse along with the four (4) pictures and current fees for a duplicate certificate to the Registry before a new certificate will be issued.