1. Can I register my horse if its parents pedigree information is not available?
Yes, your horse can be registered even if your horse's pedigree is unknown as long
as he/she exhibits draft characteristics and meets the color and height requirements.
2. Can I update my horse's registration papers if its pedigree information becomes available?
Yes, your horse's registration papers can be updated at any time.
3. Does my horse need to have a DNA test?
We do recommend if you have a breeding stallion that he be
DNA tested but at this time it is not a requirement for registration.
4. My horse is registered with another registry. Can I also register with SDHR?
Yes! Your horse can be registered as long as he/she meets the requirements for a
Spotted Draft Horse. If your horse was registered Pinto Draft Horse (PDR) or Spotted Draft Horse Society (SDHS) just send a copy of both sides of your PDR or SDHS registration papers and we will register your horse free of charge.