Breeders Club Rules

Arabian Finals Breeders Club - General Rules

 

I.    General Rules

A.     The Arabian Finals Breeders Club  Program shall be divided into two sections:

        1.  Arabian Finals Breeders Club  Yearling Class

        2.  Arabian Finals Breeders Club  2 year old Class

B.     Only the offspring from the stallions nominated into the Arabian Breeder Finals Breeders Club are eligible if all requirements are met.

 

Stallion Requirements

A.     The owner or lessor of the nominated stallion must be a member in good standing of the Arabian Horse Association of Arizona.

B.     Stallion owners must nominate their stallions with a onetime nomination fee of $1500 by October 1 of preceding  year of participation.

C.     Stallions must be nominated before mares that are bred to them can be nominated.

D.    Stallions will remain in the program unless AHAA is notified of any changes.

E.     There is no limit to how many mares can be nominated to any one stallion.

 

Mare Requirements

A.     Any purebred mare bred to a nominated stallion in the Arabian Finals Breeders Club is eligible to be nominated.

B.     The mare must be registered with the Arabian Horse Registry of America or the Canadian Arabian Horse Registry.

C.     The Mare Nomination Form must be completely filled in, signed and include the nomination fee before the mare will be accepted.

D.    The mare must be nominated and the $200 nomination fee per mare must be paid by December 31 of the year the mare is bred.

E.     The resulting foal remains nominated and eligible to be shown as a yearling and a two-year old in the Arabian Finals Breeders Club classes.

 

II.   Judging and Showing of Halter Horses

A.     The resulting foals can be shown as yearlings at the Arabian Finals Breeders Club class as fillies and colts/geldings.  (2 classes)

B.     The resulting foals can be shown as two-year old fillies and colts/geldings.  (2 classes)

C.     Prize money will be awarded in each division (See Section III).

D.    Judging will be done by a 3 or 5 Judge System, the method of which can be modified by AHAA or the Arabian Breeder Finals Committee.  The judging system for each year will be published in the Prize List.

E.     The resulting foals must be shown by persons holding current USEF cards.

 

III.    Prize Money and Ribbons

Prize Money Breakdown

              45% of the Mare Nominations from that foal crop’s breeding season to the Arabian Finals Breeders Club Yearling classes .

              45% of the Mare Nominations from that foal crop’s breeding season to the Arabian Finals Breeders Club 2 year old classes .

              10%  Administrative Expenses & Promotion/Advertising.

Arabian Finals Breeders Club Yearling Futurity

A.     Prize money for the Arabian Finals Breeders Club Yearling classes will be comprised of the following:

        45% of the Mare Nominations from that foal crop’s breeding season.

B.     The remainder of the prize money will be divided equally between colts/geldings and fillies and awarded to each as follows:

        Champion                           35%

        Reserve Champion             17.5%

        Remainder of Top Ten        47.5% (divided by 8)

D.    In the event there are less than ten yearlings in a class, the percentage will be adjust to pay out the full amount to the eligible horses..

Arabian Finals Breeders Club Two-Year Old Futurity

A.     Prize money for the Arabian Finals Breeders Club Yearling classes will be comprised of the following:

        45% of the Mare Nominations from that foal crop’s breeding season.

B.     The remainder of the prize money will be divided equally between colts/geldings and fillies and awarded to each as follows:

        Champion                          35%

        Reserve Champion            17.5%

        Remainder of Top Ten        47.5% (divided by 8)

D.    In the event there are less than ten yearlings in a class, the percentage will be adjust to pay out the full amount to the eligible horses..

 

For more information you can contact:

AHAA PO Box 13865, Scottsdale, AZ 85267

Phone 480 515-1500            

Fax 480 515-1122

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All information subject to change.