ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP  WITH THE AMERICAN HANOVERIAN SOCIETY

(all memberships are calendar year)

 

The American Hanoverian Society (AHS) administers the American Rhineland Studbook (ARS). In order to participate in ARS programs, Rhineland breeders and owners must become members of the AHS.

 

Life Membershi

$800
Members have full AHS benefits as listed under the Active membership category. They elect to pay a fee ten times the Active member rate. A Lifetime membership may not be an entity and may not be shared between individuals. Life members receive the AHS/ARS Breeders Guide and Stallion Directory. 

Active/Regular Membership
Members are eligible for Hanoverian and Rhineland awards, may hold office, serve on committees and vote. They receive the AHS/AR
S Breeders Guide and Stallion Directory.

$80    New Active/Regular Members (Have never been a member of the AHS) OR Renewal PRIOR to Jan. 1 
$95    Renewal Fee paying AFTER Jan. 1

$200  Three year membership

$350  Five year membership

Junior Membership
Members under the age of 21 (as of the date of payment) Junior memberships expires at the end of the calendar year in which the member reaches the age of 21.Junior members are eligible for Hanoverian and Rhineland awards, but may not hold office, serve on committees or vote. 

$25    New JR Members
$25    Discounted Renewal fee paying PRIOR to Jan. 1
$40    Renewal Fee paying AFTER Jan. 1 

ANNUAL STALLION DUES

ARS Stallion Dues paid in the year PRIOR to the dues year
$150    Dues paid PRIOR to Oct. 31 (includes page in annual Breeder's Guide)

CERTIFICATES OF PEDIGREE (includes microchip)

$215    Application in year of birth
$265    Application in calendar year after birth 
$315    Application for two year olds and older

FOAL REGISTRATION
(includes mandatory DNA typing & microchip) 

$320    Registration in year of birth 
$370    Registration in calendar year after birth 
$150    Inactive approved sire fee

$150    1b stallion fee

INSPECTION FEES 

MARE INSPECTION FEES
$155    First Mare Inspection (all ages) 
$75      Re-inspection of Mares 
$150    Mare Performance Test 
$50      Inspection Late Enrollment
$50      Inspection Withdrawal (per horse)

STALLION INSPECTION FEES
$500    First Stallion Inspection (all ages)

$300    Re-inspection of Stallions 

IMPORTED HORSE RECORDING FEE - CONVERSION FROM RHINELAND VERBAND TO ARS 

One-time Recording fee - RV approved stallions
(Note: AHS Membership is required to record a horse)
 RV to AHS Conversion Form

 
TRANSFER OF OWNERSHIP 

 

$40    Within 6 months from date of sale 
$60    After 6 months & before 12 months from date of sale 
$75    After 12 months & before 24 months from date of sale 
$120 After 24 months from date of sale 
Transfer of Ownership Form

UPGRADE DUE TO STUDBOOK CHANGE IN PEDIGREE 

 

$30    Amending papers of Non-Hanoverians 
$50    Re-issuing ARS papers 

MISCELLANEOUS CHARGES AND SERVICES 

 


$20     Annual Stallion Directory
$50     Competition Mare Title
$50     Competition Gelding Title
$150   Duplicate Registration Papers
$75     Duplicate Certificate of Pedigree
$60     DNA per horse (foal registration includes this fee)
$20     DNA replacement kit
$35     WFFS testing (for horses previously DNA-typed through the AHS)
$15     Microchip Replacement
$25     Microchipping Older Horses
$100   Name Change (only prior to entry into studbook)
$150   Premium Mare Upgrade for imported mares
$150   Bypassing Mare Performance Test via Competition Scores
$30     Returned check (per check)
$45     Yearling or Two-Year-Old FuturityPremium Mare or Studbook Upgrade via Show Record $150.00

BRANDING FEES 

Foal branding at inspection sites is included in the registration fee.  Please note: (there will be NO BRANDING after the yearling year. 

$50    Branding of yearlings at inspection site
$50    per horse + travel  costs.