News
Official Covering Season01 Aug 2019
Stallion Proprietors are reminded that any mare covered prior to 1 September 2019 must contact the ASB to obtain a ‘Declaration of Pre Covering Season Activity’ form. Any foal conceived by artificial insemination, embryo transfer or cloning can not be recorded in the Australian Stud Book.
Reminder to Breeders09 Jul 2019
Any mare covered by a stallion that has not been recorded to stand in the 2019 covering season, will not have the covering recorded in the ASB records, or any resulting progeny accepted. To ensure your choice of stallion is eligible to cover this season, check the stallion’s header block on our website (new imported stallions are exempt and will not be displayed as standing until late August due to completing the import DNA process).
Reminder to Stallion Proprietors01 May 2019
Please be reminded that if you are standing a stallion in the 2019 covering season, Stallion Returns are due by 30 June 2019. To access the Online stallion return program, log on via the home page and select the ‘Online Services’ / ‘Stallion Return’ header. Upon acceptance of payment, your stallion will be advertised on the website with stud or contact name, phone number and 2019 service fee, and displayed in the 'Stallions Standing in Australia' listing. If your stallion has died or you have retired him from breeding, please advise us to enable his records to be closed. This can be completed Online by selecting the ‘Online Services’ / ‘Update Horse Details’ header. Please ensure all imported stallions have an import application submitted. All first season imported stallions will have a DNA kit dispatched upon submission of an import application. Import Applications can be downloaded from the 'General Information/Forms' header. If you require any assistance, please contact our office on (02) 8072 1900.
Was your mare Not Served in 2018?14 Mar 2019
A reminder to lodge Not Served mare returns by 31 March. To access the Online mare return program, log on via the home page and select the ‘Online Services’ / ‘Lodge Mare Return’ header. If your mare has died or you have retired her from breeding, please advise us to enable her records to be closed. This can be completed by logging onto the home page and selecting the ‘Online Services’ / ‘Update Horse Details’ header.
Branding Reminder12 Mar 2019
A reminder to breeders that all foals and weanlings should be freeze branded in sufficient time for their brands to be discernible by the 31st March of their first year of life. Brands must be clearly visible as permanent white hair markings before horses are microchipped and sampled. Breeders can check which month their microchipping kit will be issued by entering the dam’s name and selecting the ‘Unnamed Produce’ option. Foal Ownership Declaration’s must be lodged prior to a microchipping kit being issued.
Reminder to Stallion Proprietors – November coverings10 Dec 2018
A reminder to Stallion Proprietors that Declarations of Service for any covering which occurred 1 November to 30 November are due 15 December 2018. Studs lodging service dates Online - log on via the home page and select the 'Online Services' / 'Declarations of Service' / ‘Add Service’ menu on our website. Studs lodging service dates electronically through a stud management program (Ardex, Equimaster or Stable-Eyes) - please email your file as soon as possible to servicedeclarations@studbook.org.au