OK so she's purebred, then, if her sire can be registered... but grade because she's not registered. Whether it has papers or not doesn't change whether it's pure or crossbred, but does mean you can't PROVE it's pure. We had a purebred, but grade Welsh a few years ago, and he was awesome. Very typey little guy, there was no question he was purebred even though he wasn't registered. And he had that adorable Welsh personality. I'd kill to have another one [but taller... he was sold because I sadly outgrew him].
QH is "purebred" [always will have TB and Arabian in the pedigree though], appendix is registered QH cross registered TB. Here in Aus it's called first cross, then second cross if you cross that horse back to a QH again. I think, from there, if you cross a second cross to a QH, the resulting foal is eligible for full registration as a "purebred", but don't quote me on that. QH are not my domain!
Last edited by blue eyed pony; 01-15-2013 at 10:55 PM.