Fee Info

Payment must be in the form of cashier’s check, money order or debit credit card with an additional three (3) per cent Convenience Charge added to the costs for a debit credit card. No personal checks are accepted. American Express credit cards are not accepted. This is the only form used to accept fees due for services from USAHR or for a Donation to USAHR. No Credit Card information, banking information (routing number, account number) are kept by USAHR for security reasons.

ALL FEES ARE LISTED AS MEMBER SERVICES. IF NOT A MEMBER, PLEASE TRIPLE THE FEE FOR ALL SERVICES.

General Provisions
Payment is required at the time of processing and payable in U.S. funds only through the use of the electronic forms. Do not Mail. USAHR is basically an electronic processing registry.

Through the payment of a membership fee to USAHR, an individual whether a corporation or a person acknowledges that membership in USAHR is voluntary and agrees to be bound by all terms and conditions provided in this Rulebook. For complex transactions USAHR may charge for excess time expended at a minimum fee of $100.00 per hour.

Breeders and/or Farm Membership – Join Online Today

Membership is for the calendar year. If you join in March your membership will be due on January 1 of the following year.
Individual $55 12 month includes use of Free Records, 1 simple stallion listing
Individual $135 36 month includes use of Free Records, 1 simple stallion listing
Individual $750 From Age 18 onward for Lifetime with Free Records included, unlimited simple stallion listing
Individual $450 From Age 40 onward for Lifetime with Free Records included, unlimited simple stallion listing
Individual $200 From Age 60 onward for Lifetime with Free Records included, unlimited simple stallion listing
Youth Membership (one time only until 18th birthday) $20
Farm registration (one time only) $100
Foreign Membership $100 calendar year only, 1 simple stallion listing

Records
Provided as a free educational and research tool – the charges for updates to the database software and technical support to provide this service are included in the Breeders/Farm Membership.

REGISTRATION ONLY, INCLUDING DNA KIT NON REFUNDABLE EVEN IF APPLICATION CANNOT BE PROCESSED

Calendar year of birth with DNA kit $100
Calendar Year as yearling with DNA kit $225
Two year old and later, Calendar Year, with DNA kit $750 – Please remember Calendar Year begins January 1 and ends December 31
Hardship registrations may be available periodically with cost to be determined
REGISTRATION RE-START FEE $100
Rule 2 (D) which must be paid before restarting the process

Foals Imported In Utero
Calendar year of birth with DNA kit $100
Calendar Year as yearling with DNA kit $225
Two year old and later, Calendar Year, with DNA kit $750 – Please remember Calendar Year begins January 1 and ends December 31

Cost is $40 plus $60 DNA kit for USAHR. There may be a fee from AHA for the DNA results. The DNA kit is $60, be sure to use the order form listed on the menu. There may also be a fee from the testing lab for reading and comparing the AHA DNA results with what is sent by the USAHR member to DNA Parentage Verify the foal being registered.

FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

BREEDING COSTS/FEES

DNA kit by itself $60 – this may change
All stallions who are to be used for breeding for the first time, beginning 2023, will be required to have a DNA test from a USAHR approved laboratory completed. If there are reasons to justify, a second DNA test which must match the original DNA test results may be required. Mares will be grandfathered in for requirement of DNA testing and Genetic Panel DNA testing if these Variant laboratory tests have not already been performed.

Stallion Breeding Report (SBR) NO CHARGE If ON TIME, by November 30th each year required beginning with 2023 foals
Stallion Late Breeding Report fee $50 (plus $10 per mare on SBR) Must be Paid before any further action will be taken on registration of foal.
Electronic copy of stallion breeding report $10
Mare Live Foal Report has no fee/no charge either first section or second section
Stallion/Service Certificate is a part of the Registration application, there is a fee of $50 if the mare was not released on the SBR. If mare has been released on the SBR there is no USAHR fee as this is part of the SBR.

Variant (Genetic) Health Panel Testing for Cerebellara Abiotrophy [CA], Lavender Foal Syndrome [LFS], and Severe Combined Immunodeficiency [SCIDS] is required for all breeding stallions and will be grandfathering in for all mares used for breeding. OAAM, PSSM1 and PSSM2 are not considered as a requirement.
Release and recording of previous Variant (genetic) Laboratory Results has no fee for recording.

Microchip and Freeze Branding has no fee. There may be costs incurred at a clinic for freeze branding and the veterinarian will charge on microchipping.

Mares will be grandfathered in on the requirement to have the required Variant Health Panel Testing for SCID, LFS and CA and all mares are to be grandfathered in over a ten year period.

Breeding Lease Report, yearly per individual mare or stallion $15 for each lease. MUST BE SUBMITTED before breeding occurs, inquire at USAHR before breeding if using a lease.

Embryo/Oocyte, including frozen, Enrollment $25 (mare donating the embryo/oocyte) plus all DNA costs
Late Permit fee (in addition to regular fee) $1,000
Enrollment lifetime of donor mare $1500

Naming of horse by USAHR has a fee of $25, IF PERMITTED
Name reserved for one year $100, no refund, no pro-rata by month for the year
Affidavit $15
Affidavit Release re Registration has no USAHR fee though there could be other costs involved
Bill of Sale has no USAHR fee but a Notary signature is required
Freeze Branding and/or Microchip has no USAHR fee; however costs could be from Freeze Clinic or vet costs with microchipping
Stableman’s Lien $100 Complex Transaction Fee and $25 preparation fee plus all other costs involved
Postmortem Testing $455 if possible, there are no guarantees 

Progeny Report $10 as this is a part of the Records Search which is free to Members
Pedigree of four generations $10 as this is a part of the Records Search which is free to Members
There are a very few requests which are small in scope of work which will be done for the actual cost involved plus $5.00
If not listed, the fee is usually $15 for all but major transactions

Convenience fee On Line credit cards ($3 per $100) required

TRANSFER AND CORRECTION FEES

For Transfer of Ownership, Membership is required for a Transfer 
Contract Sale the Date of Sale to six months $20
After six months from date of sale $50
*If a contract sale is involved, final date of contract sale must be indicated. The beginning date of the contract may be used as the recorded transfer (sale) date, but the ending date of the contract will be used to determine the applicable transfer fee

Corrections all minor, color, all markings, if made within 6 months of registration $15 per change
Replacement Certificate, acts of God, fire, flood, etc $15 with certification (contact office for assistance)
Duplicate Certificate $250 + any and all costs which may be incurred.
Hardship Certificate costs to be determined at time of announcement of Hardship Registration

New Digital Certificate to be issued for any reason and if possible, other than the Transfer to USAHR: $50 fee for the certificate and other fees may apply depending on why a new digital certificate is requested. Certificate of Registration certified copy must be submitted before any action is taken

Change of Address (No Charge) – this is done in Member Services Section, Member Account
Castration or spaying, (gelding, mare) Correction Certificate (No Charge) 
Report of deceased horse (No Charge), if requested at the time of the report and not required to return the certificate at the time of the report
By-Law and/or Rule Change Proposal Form (No Charge)
Digital Certification Manager Form, when available (No Charge)
Donations and Contributions Form for Foundation (No Charge)
Submission of Variant/Genetic previous test results (No Charge)

HEARING COSTS

Investigation Allegations or Infringement of Rules Protest Filing Fee $25
Hearing Fee $1,000
Appeal from Hearing Fee $1,000
Fines and Penalties may range from $100 to $1,000

SPECIAL HANDLING COSTS

ORDER IS TO BE USED
A PERSONAL CHECK IS NOT ACCEPTED BY THE USAHR
Rush/special handling per certificate $25 (base membership is required) in addition to fees as listed here.  To receive the special handling service, this fee must be submitted in addition to the applicable fee and the envelope should be clearly marked Special Handling Service Requested. The rush fee does NOT include overnight return service.
Express Processing Next Business Day $50
Two or three business days on any special handling $50
Omitting of Order required $25
Reinstatement Fees as stated in each section
When US Arabian Registry receives a request to reinstate work that was previously requested but was discontinued and deleted, a reinstatement fee of $100 must be paid before the work will be reinstated. 
There is a minimum fee of $100 for complex services. USAHR will contact the member before any work begins regarding this additional fee.
When a transaction service request is discontinued, there is a charge of $25 on all work not processed to completion.  

EXPORT/IMPORT

Certificate of Export
If all requirements are met within 60 days from departure from the United States $175
If all requirements are met after 60 days from departure from the United States $475
THESE EXPORT FEES MUST BE PAID BEFORE EXPORT
If all requirements are anticipated to be met after 60 days from departure from the United States $425 and at time of export USAHR must be notified in writing there will be a delay and the reason stated. LATE FEE with no notification of delay and reason for delay, there will be an additional fee of $1000.

Certificate of Foreign Registration
If all requirements are completed within sixty (60) days of the horse’s arrival into the United States $175
If all requirements are completed after sixty (60) days and up until one year of the horse’s arrival into the United States $475
If not all requirements are not completed within one year of the horse’s arrival into the United States, and the horse is eligible for late registration $775
Horses Registered in the United States returning from a Foreign Country within 60 days of re-registration if registered in another country $175
Horses Registered in the United States returning from a Foreign Country after 60 days of re-registration if registered in another country $775

Does this answer your questions? If not, please contact the Registry office for assistance.

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