United States Equine Federation and the United States Hunter Jumper Association Microchip Ruling

Posted at Friday, January 29, 2016 in General


LADIES AND GENTLEMEN!!  The United States Equine Federation and the United States Hunter Jumper Association have finally made the ruling that everyone has been waiting for - or not.  They have ruled that in order to continue to receive points, YOU MUST HAVE YOUR HORSE MICROCHIPPED.

USHJA Announces Recently Approved Landmark Advancements in Our Sport - Equine Microchips Read ruling here.

The rule spells out that you can continue to show after the December 1, 2018 deadline, BUT you will NOT be able to get those points unless your horse is microchipped.

The three rule change proposals (EQ 103.2 – Tracking No. 295-15; HU 101.2 – Tracking No. 347-15; JP 100.2 – Tracking No. 366-15) state that in the 2018 competition year (December 1, 2017 – November 30, 2018) “all horses competing in classes that require USHJA registration must provide a microchip number that verifies their animal’s identity in order to compete for points, money won or be eligible for Federation and/or USHJA programs and awards where horses are required to be recorded or registered.” The 2018 competition year will act as a transitional year, where in order to collect points horses must provide a microchip number. Beginning with the 2019 competition year, all horses competing at a USEF licensed competition will be required to provide a microchip number or they will not be permitted to compete. 


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Stolen Horse International sells BOTH frequencies of chips in the webstore, https://netposse.com/store.asp?cat=Microchips.  You also have a choice of three LIFETIME registries.  You can Mix and Match.  Choose microchips for your companion animals, as well as for that expensive saddle.  Do it yourself or have the vet do it, but GET IT DONE.





*Offer only good while supplies last. Microchips must be inserted into the horse before June 2017.

Purchase your microchips from Stolen Horse International and help us continue to help missing horse victims with your purchase. We do not use companies that sell the 900 numbered microchips. All proceeds support our Victim's Service and Educational Outreach projects.

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