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Inspection for Breeding Approval
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.
See below for additional inspection site information, forms, applications and more:
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.
NASS Welcomes owners to present horses under saddle, in-hand, at liberty, or just for the fun of it!