Yes, all horse competing at USEF recognized Hunter Jumper Competitions must be registered with the USHJA per GR1101.1.
This data will provide USHJA with the ability to accurately evaluate our industry in order to plan for the future, identify areas which need attention and recognize issues which are impacting our sport before they become problems.
Yes, if you wish to participate in USHJA Zone Horse of the Year Awards, USEF's Horse of the Year Awards, qualifying competitions, championships, have points accrue in the National Computer Ranking list or participate in other USHJA competitive programs.
Horses with USEF Lifetime Recordings prior to December 1, 2008, have been grandfathered into the USHJA Horse Registration Program using their current USEF recording number.
Horses which have been Lifetime Recorded with USEF after December 1, 2008 will need to register their horse with USHJA separately.
No, your horse will not have to be registered with USHJA if you are only competing in USEF Local competitions.
No, the USHJA Lifetime Horse Registration Fee is a one-time $75 fee.
Yes. All horses registered after December 1st, 2021 will also need to obtain a USEF ID separately from their USHJA Registration.
The USHJA horse Registration is not required at local competitions but USEF still requires a Horse ID to participate; please see #5 above.
Yes. If a horse was USHJA Life Registered prior to 12/1/2021. However, if a horse is new to USHJA and USEF after 12/1/2021, their IDs will be different. We will like the IDs if the USEF ID is provided to USHJA.
Jumpers are no longer required to be recorded with USEF, unless they are participating in USHJA competitive programs, Horse of the Year Awards, want points accrued on the National Computer Ranking List or want to participate in USHJA Zone Horse of The Year Awards.
Yes. USHJA's Horse Registration is required to compete at USEF recongized Hunter Jumper competitions per GR 1101.1.
Yes. Every horse competing at a USEF Licensed Hunter Jumper competition (exception Local competitions) will have to register their horse with USHJA (See #10).
Members of Equine Canada (EC) are not required to register their horse with USHJA to compete in licensed competitions UNLESS they want to earn points, awards, and end of year standings then the horse must be registered.
Yes. All horses competing in licensed competitions need to be microchipped with a 15 digit ISO compliant 11784/11785 microchip in order to be allowed to compete. This rule also applies to all horses that are Equine Canada members and any foreign competing horses. Foreign horse microchips can be located in their passport.