Purchased Horse through Online Auction- AQHA papers have brand- horse doesnt! - Page 3

       The Horse Forum > Horse Resources > Horse Law

Purchased Horse through Online Auction- AQHA papers have brand- horse doesnt!

This is a discussion on Purchased Horse through Online Auction- AQHA papers have brand- horse doesnt! within the Horse Law forums, part of the Horse Resources category

Like Tree29Likes

LinkBack Thread Tools
    04-02-2014, 04:53 PM
I prefer that he is branded as well.

Maybe I should suggest then that on our return home with the horse we stop by the breeder for the branding? That way it is on their hands to do the branding and only a half hour added to my haul (not including the process etc.)...
Sponsored Links
    04-02-2014, 04:53 PM
My understanding: The brand doesn't buy you much if it is not registered. I branded my horse, but the brand used is registered.

At this point, I would amend the papers and do more research on branding your horse. You may want to design your own brand. You should have a vet with freeze-brand experience apply the brand.

But, even that is not a given. The vet that did my red dun caused one end to be black. One section to be white, and no change to the rest of the brand. It's more of an eyesore than anything.
Corporal and Chasin Ponies like this.
    04-02-2014, 04:54 PM
Doing the above after a DNA test of course!
    04-02-2014, 06:44 PM
Sorry about your headache! Sounds like you had a really good plan, what with the purchase and then sending the horse to a good trainer. Hope you get this worked out soon. =D
PaintMyQuarters likes this.
    04-02-2014, 07:46 PM
Thanks Corporal!
I am very excited over this horse and he has been progressing extremely well at the trainers. Have been on cloud nine about him until yesterday afternoon when I noticed the issue :-/
He has gone from an unbroke 2 year old to a horse that is doing walk trot lope, soft to both sides, backing up, tucking his nose and starting to turn on his haunches in just the first 33 days of training. I am excited to see what 60 brings! And then a year with me just doing trails and exposing him to cows and then back to the trainers next year for another 60-90 days :) Hopefully will make something nice in the end! :)
    04-02-2014, 09:21 PM
Verifying the DNA match is definitely a good idea.

Given the option, I'd personally go for fixing the AQHA papers rather than adding the brand. I don't really see brands adding any value in identifying a stolen horse that the registered recorded face/leg markings don't already do. I've seen several of threads in this forum with people looking to trace back their horse's history based on a brand and never seen it be useful (except in the case of JC lip tattoos or mustang neck freeze brands, but that's because of the central data repository associated with them)
stevenson and Chasin Ponies like this.
    04-02-2014, 10:55 PM
My TWH bears a large white freeze brand on his near shoulder yet there is nothing on his reg. Paper. I've spoken with the breeder and it denotes order of birth at her place. It's not the markings the horse is born with. Brands can be adulterated.
    04-03-2014, 11:05 AM
I know that through Aqha when a brand is added you have to send in corrected paperwork to show the new marking or scar. And I assume that to remove a brand I would have to show proper paperwork/pictures along with the correction papers. I guess I just feel that if I purchased the horse and his papers came with the breeders brand on his back hip he should have it. Huge oversight on the breeders part to consign and sell a horse without being sure his papers match (brand wise) as everything else is in place to show it is the same horse as the papers say it is. I will need a DNA test for my own assurance and hopefully get him his brand. Its a farm with good standing in the horse world and great lines so if anything I hope that it helps rather than hurts in the future.
Posted via Mobile Device


Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Spinoff - How old was your horse when purchased...? kassierae Horse Talk 25 08-09-2012 09:29 PM
Registration papers for AQHA/APHA foal. CLaPorte432 Horse Breeding 3 03-24-2012 03:42 AM
?? regarding horse description on AQHA papers Plains Drifter Horse Talk 3 10-19-2010 09:14 PM
Why are the new registration papers different than the old ones? AQHA Citrus Horse Talk 0 07-17-2010 06:51 PM
ASHA Online Auction LadyDreamer Tack and Equipment Classifieds 0 08-05-2008 11:42 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:33 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0