Originally Posted by smrobs
If you are going to show in any breed show like the AQHA, they have to be papered. For breeding, many people want papered horses so they can have papered colts and for re-sale, a papered horse will bring more money because his lineage can be traced and is not questionable like so many grade horses.
yes, and it costs very little to register/transfer registration if you do it promptly. Many people that don't bother with it wind up regretting it later (and the fees are usually much higher, too).