Australian Quarter Horse Association - Registry
Effective 1st August 2016
21. TRANSFER OR NOTIFICATION OF LEASE
In order to have a lease/transfer recorded with the Association, the leasee and/or purchaser of the horse must be a financial member of the Association.
21.1 Lease Notification
Amateur and Youth Showing Leases see Rules 62 and 63.
a) A Lease Notification form must be lodged and signed by both the Lessor and the Leasee and lodged before the Leasee has rights to the horse;
b) The Leasee of the horse is, for Association purposes, deemed to be the owner of the horse for the period of the lease;
c) The Lease Notification form must specify that the Leasee can show and/or breed the horse for a minimum of twelve (12) months and no more than two (2) years at which time a new Lease Notification form must be lodged;
d) The Association recommends that the Lessor and the Leasee have a private Lease contract;
e) Notification that a lease has been cancelled must be signed by the Lessor and the Leasee;
- The Association may refuse any Notification of a Lease without assigning a reason.
- An authority for transfer form must:
- be completed in its entirety;
- provide the horse’s correct name and number;
iii) provide date of transfer;
iv) provide the name and address of transferee;
v) be signed or lodged by the seller and the purchaser; and
vi) be forwarded together with the registration or recording certificate of the horse
- To transfer a horse online, the following will apply:
- seller must fill out the Sellers section online and submit for processing;
ii) purchaser must fill out the Purchasers section online and submit for processing;
iii) the transfer fee must be paid online by either the Seller or Purchaser;
- the original registration or recording certificate is to be forwarded to the Association within fourteen (14) days of submitting the transfer online, or a penalty fee will apply.
c) The Association will not give effect to the transfer until all paperwork and fees have been lodged;
d) Foals at foot that are sold with their dams, including the progeny of foundation mares, are subject to a separate Transfer Certificate if they have been registered or recorded;
e) Foals at foot that are unregistered and eligible for registration should be registered by the vendor in the name of the new owner;
f) Purchasers who require their horses to be transferred must ensure that all transfer requirements have been met.
Authority for Transfer forms are located in Forms/Registry