equine passports

In respect of the European Directives, the Belgian Fjord Horse Stud-Book can register foals and horses in different classes :

  • Class A : is the Official Fjord Horse Main Register applied for the registration of foals from a pure bred sire who is approved with breeding license in a recognized fjord horse breeding association, the dam is pure bred and the foal is registered in the year of birth under the mother. Only these fjord horses are allowed in the official fjord horse breed.

  • Class B : is the second register applied for registration of foals from a pure bred sire and dam but the sire is not approved in a recognized fjord horse breeding association.

  • Class C : is applied for registration of horses without pure bred parents. These horses can be registered without origin and are not accepted in the official fjord horse breed.


Registration at birth of a fjord foal :

A foal can only be registered after receipt of the original birth declaration form (on the covering certificate). The breeder is a current member of our breeding association. This form shall be sent to the Stud-Book office. The Stud-Book opens a registration dossier and transfers the necessary information to the central database of the government. The B.C.P.-C.B.C. is sending an invoice to the breeder relative to the central database and after payment they are sending a identification dossier, to be filled in by the breeder's veterinary. This dossier contents a certificate and a description card, a hair sample for DNA can also be asked.
After receipt of the registration fee and the completed identification dossier, the Stud-Book can edit the conform european passport and forward it to the breeder.

Registration fee fjord foal: € 20,00
Fee D.N.A. research: € 50,00


Registration after import :

The owner of a new imported fjord horse shall be a current member of our breeding association. He has to send the original passport and a form with identification request for the central database to our Stud-Book office. This form can be downloaded on our website.The fjord horse will be entered in our Belgian fjord horse database with his origin UELN (Universal Equine Life Number) and the origin passport will be sent back to the owner. The Stud-Book transfers the data to the central database.

Registration fee after import with valid passport and chip: € 20,00
Registration fee after import without valid passport and/or chip: € 80,00

Registration of new ownership :

The new owner of a fjord horse shall be a current member of our breeding association. He has to send the original passport to our Stud-Book office together with a form regarding the change of ownership, signed by the seller and the buyer. This form can be downloaded on our website. The Stud-Book will act the change of ownership in the fjord horse database and valid it in the origin passport and send it back to the owner.

Duplicate of a conform passport :

A duplicate of the equine passport can be requested at the breeding organisation that delivered the original. A written request will be sent to the Stud-Book office together with a note explaining the circumstances of lost and a certificate (by preference from a veterinary or a board member of our organization) confirming the identity of the horse.

Fee passport duplicate: € 50,00


PLEASE SEND ALL FORMS TO OUR SECRETARY:

Francine Van Buggenhout
Venusbergstraat 57
2230 Herselt
francine.van.buggenhout@telenet.be