Originally Posted by iridehorses
The person who gave you the horse needed to have ownership of the horse. He could have done that by putting a lien on the horse for back board payment. There is a right way to do it and a wrong way. He can't just give you the horse and you contact AQHA to have him registered in your name. For all you know, the person who has the papers never transferred the horse to his name either so it becomes more of a mess.
That's what I am getting at if he never transfered the papers to his name and they are still in the BO name. Couldn't I do a dna test or something to find out more about the horse?