NASS inspection for Breeding Approval & Evaluation
Horses eligible for NASS' Inspection for Shagya-Arabian Breeding Approval
Shagya-Arabians (Book I), Shagya-Arabians (Book II) and Appendix Shagya-Arabians (Book I and II), 2-years and older may be presented for inspection for Approval for Shagya-Arabian Breeding.
All such eligible horses must be registered with SHARONA (the acronym for the NASS Registry).
AHA Registered Purebred Arabian stallions and mares 2-years and older may be presented for inspection for Approval for Shagya-Arabian Breeding.
Arabians are required to have a negative SCID test as part of the breeding approval process.
Evaluations of Horses
Evaluations are the assessment of horses for purposes other than Breeding Approval. Evaluations offer owners the opportunity to have horses assessed by the commission for educational reasons only and the results are not applicable for breeding approval.
Horses eligible for NASS' Evaluation:
Shagya-Arabian & Part Shagya
Shagya-Arabian breeding stock under 2-years of age.
Shagya-Arabian and Appendix Shagya-Arabian geldings, mares and stallions of any age if the owner desires an evaluation but not breeding approval.*
Part-Shagyas of any age.*
Arabian & Other Breeds
Arabian mares and stallions of any age if the owner desires an evaluation for educational purposes but not breeding approval.
Horses from any breed which one may want to breed to or who has been bred to a NASS-registered horse.
All participating Shagya-Arabians, Appendix Shagya-Arabians and Part Shagyas must be registered with SHARONA.
Please contact theNASS Breeding Committee with questions regarding a horse's eligibility for Breeding Approval Inspection, Evaluation and branding.
Click on below titles for inspection site brochures, forms, applications and more:
Please contact the NASS Registrar for help Registering a horse via email:
Breeding Approval & Evaluation
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2017 Inspection Sites:
The consistent quality of the Shagya-Arabian breed has been maintained by a rigorous commitment to breed standards, including the requirement that all potential breeding horses be inspected and approved according to the international Shagya-Arabian breed standards established by the ISG in order to produce registered Purebred Shagya-Arabian offspring.
The NASS Breeding Committee is currently planning inspection sites for the assessment of horses for Shagya-Arabian Breeding Approval & Evaluation throughout the USA and Canada in 2017.
These sites will offer the inspection, evaluation and branding of horses and much more ... page down for details!
Inspection for Breeding Approval
Winter Inspection Site: Arizona
Held February 19th - 21st, 2017
Results for the Arizona sites will be published in the NASS Newsletter
Check back for more information!
Request for a Inspection Site: Midwest - Pending
Fall Inspection Site: New England - Pending
Horse owners must be a NASS member in order to be eligible to present a horse for breeding approval inspection and evaluation at a NASS inspection site, or pay the non-member fee.