I think we should aplaud AQHA for stopping the registration of HYPP H/H horses and maybe eventually stop the registration of N/H horses as well, which will make these horses pretty much undisireable as they will no longer be able to show at the aqha shows, they will basically be local show disasters as most ppl who show the smaller local and open shows are typically people who arent that serious and may not be as well informed, unlike the big timers who write it off as really being no big deal. Look at 07 h/h babies for sale, you can find a young stud on equine.com, for example, who is being marketed as "super local show horse for anyone" He's a 1000 bucks and on medication. Anyways im sorry im getting a bit off track here! People arent goin to breed undisireable horses they wont get any money out of it, so if there smart they will stop! I don't think we should do away with the hypp horses we already have (i know 3 hypp n/h horses and i think they all fantastic horses and they make there owners very happy)but why keep breeding for a genetic disease. Comparing a diseased child and a diseased horse really isnt fair, i mean if your kid breaks his leg pretty bad your surely not putting him down but as for the horse goes....( i know we can fix a lot of broken legs n stuff now but your missin the point if you look that far into it) Im sorry if it sounds like im goin off here im really not meaning to, but i think alot of people are very mis-informed about hypp and think its really no big deal when it can be. But Zipster did make a very good point about people needing to know what there gettin into when they do get a hypp positive horse and i think if people want to keep breeding these horses they need to go above and beyond to make sure there clients are well informed! I could go on about this forever so im goin to shut up now!