Official Covering Season15 Aug 2023
Stallion Proprietors are reminded that any mare covered prior to 1 September 2023 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 Breeders15 Aug 2023
Any mare covered by a stallion that has not been recorded to stand in the 2023 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 Breeders - Live Foal Mare Returns08 Aug 2023
Live Foal Mare Returns are due within 30 days of birth. To access the Online mare return program, log on via the home page and select the ‘Online Services’ / ‘Lodge Mare Return’ header. Upon submission of mare returns, you will be directed to the Foal Ownership Declaration function, which must be submitted within 30 days of birth.
Reminder – Foal Ownership Declarations08 Aug 2023
Upon submission of mare returns, you will be directed to the Foal Ownership Declaration function. For your convenience, all live foal mare returns entered by you will be displayed if the Foal Ownership Declaration is outstanding. If you do not wish to complete the Foal Ownership Declaration at this point, you or the owner can access the lodgement at a later stage under the 'Online Services/Foal Ownership Declaration' tab on the menu bar. To assist completing the process User Guides are available at each stage, however please contact the Owners & Breeders Service Centre if you require further assistance on 02-8072 1900.
Reminder – Breeding Registration18 Jul 2023
You must apply to register your horse to breed within 7 days of the decision to use it for breeding. Initial Breeding Registrations can be lodged on the Stud Book website Online Services/Breeding Registration.
Reminder – Transfer of Ownership18 Jul 2023
Any change of ownership must be advised within seven (7) days of the transfer taking place. Forms can be located under the General Information / Forms tab on the website.