We Announce the Passing of Makuba

            It is with great sadness that we have to announce the passing of the legendary stallion Makuba at the ripe old age of 28 years. Our condolences go to breeder and owner Klaus Biesenthal who brought Makuba to the United States...

Ownership Transfers

We want to alert you to the fact that more often than not the new owner of a sportpony does NOT transfer ownership into his/her name. Months or even years later, when these owners want to compete with their ponies they find out that the only way they can enter a show...

Who is the Rightful Breeder of a Horse/Pony?

The WBFSH has recommended the following definition:         “Unless there was a contractual agreement at the time of sale of a pregnant mare, whereby the rightful breeder of the foal in utero sold with the mare is clearly defined, the rightful breeder...

Vaccination Rule Clarification

FOR THE ATTENTION OF SHOW ORGANIZERS AND COMPETITORS   There seems to be some confusion about the documentation of Flu/Rhino vaccinations. Rule Art 6.3 says that equines entering an event venue must have had Flu/Rhino vaccinations within 6 months prior to...

Microchips for the Sportponies of NASPR Members

According to the new rulings, USEF/FEI and some of their affiliates now require across the board microchipping, i.e. for passports, registration cards, competitions, etc. The NorthAmerican Sportpony Registry therefore offers its members the opportunity to obtain a...