How Do I... Transfer Ownership?
To transfer the recorded ownership of your horse…
Mail the entire, original Certificate of Registration, with the "transfer section"
completed, along with the appropriate fees, to the Association at:
Arabian Horse Association
PO Box 173886
Denver, CO 80217-3886
Click here for fee information.
If the name listed in the "buyer section" is not the current owner and additional transfers
have taken place, we will need a copy of a bill of sale for each additional transfer. The first
transfer fee will be assessed using the fee schedule above. Additional transfers processed at
the same time will be $15/each.
Please note; a bill of sale must include the date of sale, the registration name/number
of the horse, the identity of the buyer(s) and the signature of the
Is the buyer a minor?
If the person listed in the buyer section is a minor, a parent or guardian will need to
complete a Minor Authorization Form, in addition to the instructions above. This form will
be mailed to you, if you indicate that the buyer is a minor when submitting your transfer
request. Click Here, to download this form.
Is the seller deceased?
If the seller is deceased, an authorized signer must be placed on record with the Association
in order to sign on behalf of the deceased.
Before we can accept the signature of another person on behalf of the deceased we must
receive the document(s) specified in any ONE of the following options:
- A copy of the last will and testament stating who has been appointed as personal
representative for the deceased AND a certified copy of the death certificate.
- 2. A certified copy of a letter of testamentary from an attorney, which identifies
the deceased and specifies who is appointed as personal representative.
- 3. An attorney's opinion letter stating that, under the laws of the state in
which the deceased resided, the estate was not probated. This letter must identify
the person who is heir to and can execute documents on behalf of the estate.
To inquire whether or not an authorized signer has been placed on record, please call
303-696-4500, Option 2 or email us at
Was this horse purchased from Canada?
If you purchased and imported your horse from Canada, your transfer instructions are slightly different.
The Canadian certificate of registration should be mailed to the Association, along with
photos of all four views of the horse or a completed Markings Form. The transfer section
on the back of the certificate must be completed and signed by the seller.
The fees for a Canadian transfer are as follows:
Date of importation to 2 months
2 months to 6 months