REG105. OBTAINING AN APPENDIX CERTIFICATE. Except as otherwise limited on proper compliance with the rules and regulations of AQHA, a stallion, mare, gelding or spayed mare that has one parent with an AQHA number and the other parent registered in the Appendix, The Jockey Club of North America or any Thoroughbred registry recognized by The Jockey Club of North America may be listed in the Appendix.
REG105.1 For horses foaled on or after January 1, 1992, any undesirable trait or condition commonly considered a ‘Genetic Defect’ as listed in REG109 shall be recorded on the registration certificate.
- REG105.2 When application is made to register a foal sired by an unnamed Thoroughbred stallion or out of an unnamed Thoroughbred mare, that stallion or mare must be named with approval of The Jockey Club before the registration of the foal can be completed.
- REG105.3 Horses listed in the Appendix shall be eligible to compete in AQHA-approved events subject to meeting the requirements established for these events.
- REG105.4 Any stallion or mare listed in the Appendix that cannot qualify for at least one of the Registers of Merit shall remain in the Appendix, unless both parents have qualified for a numbered AQHA registration certificate and the foal meets all other requirements.
- REG105.5 A horse is eligible to receive an Appendix certificate if foaled in an international country with a Quarter Horse association recognized by AQHA which operates its own stud book; was issued a registration certificate by such association; and which traces to a minimum of 93.75 percent (15/16) lineage to horses registered with the AQHA and the Jockey Club of North America or any Thoroughbred registry recognized by the Jockey Club of North America. To receive such Appendix certificate from AQHA, the horse’s owner must make application through the recognized international association in the country he resides to supply AQHA all required proof of breeding and identification. Registration fee shall be $25, or $65 if owner does not have a current membership.