firstname.lastname@example.org: Re: Horse Name Prefixes
Re: Horse Name Prefixes
Lauren Horn (email@example.com)
Tue, 18 Feb 1997 18:51:49 -0800
> Rita Al-Shammari wrote:
> > >I know this isn't really endurance related, but I have a
> question regarding registered names on horses that are
> prefixed by the following letters (instead of a registry number):
> The letters that appear on an AHRA Certificate of Registration
> (following the horse's name and color abbreviation) are an indication
> that the horse is recorded in the indicated foreign studbook.
> GASB-German Arabian Stud Book
> EAO-Egyptian Agricultural Organization
> SSB-Spanish Stud Book
> AHSB-Arab Horse Society, Great Britain
> The AHRA also uses these abbreviations to designate imported
> horses whose name has already been used in a previous
> registration, i.e. *GHALION and GHALION EAO, two different
> stallions, both imported. (AHRA no longer uses the asterisk to
> denote imports, BTW).
> It is important to realize that these abbreviations may have been
> added to an import's registered name, as well as being shown
> on the certificate (or in the AHRA stud book) as the foreign registry
> where the sire and/or dam resided. This helps to indicate
> where the imported horse came from.
> If the horse sired or produced the offspring while residing in the
> foreign country, that horse would be indicated on the certificate
> with the foreign abbreviation, even though the sire or dam was
> later imported to the U.S.
> Pedigree Example:
> Sire: NAZEER G RAS
> Sire: FAYEK G EAO
> Dam: FAYZA II G EAO
> *BINT FAYEK-I #177932
> Sire: MORAFIC G EAO
> Dam: ATFA G EAO
> Dam: GHAZALA I G IOHB
> In the above pedigree, *BINT FAYEK-I , a chestnut mare foaled
> in 1969 in Egypt, was imported to the U.S. in 1978 and registered
> with AHRA, using the asterisk to denote importation. Her sire
> FAYEK was in Egypt (EAO) when he sired BINT FAYEK-I .
> FAYEK was later imported to the U.S. (in 1970 ) and was registered
> as *RAMSES FAYEK #69592.
> MORAFIC was in Egypt when he sired ATFA, but was also
> imported to the U.S. and registered *MORAFIC #32261.
> (IOHB means Inshass Original Herd Book-Egypt)
> Therefore, those foals *MORAFIC or *RAMSES FAYEK (FAYEK)
> sired while in the U.S. would show them with their U.S.
> registered name and number. Those sired in Egypt
> would show their EAO name and that stud book designation.
> I am sure that The Arabian Horse Registry would be glad to
> send you a list of the foreign stud book abbreviations that
> they currently use. Some of these have been updated and
> changed from what was used several years ago. For a long
> time they used AHS (Arab Horse Society), instead of AHSB,
> for the stud book in Great Britain and NSB (Netherlands
> Stud Book) instead of AVS (Arabische Volbloedpaarden
> Also, these studbook abbreviations should not be confused
> with farm prefixes and suffixes like AK (Al Karim), AN (Al Nahr),
> PRI (Princeton), RA (Rinconada), RSI (Rancho San Ignacio),
> AM (Al Marah), etc. that *are* a part of the registered name of a
> Hope this helps and I haven't confused you too much. If you have
> any further questions, please e-mail me.
> Martha Murdoch