For registration to the USIHC, blood-typing is required, except for imported geldings. (Note: There has been a recent change to DNA--more info to follow.)
Obtain a blood-type kit from:
Veterinary Genetics Laboratory
School of Veterinary Medicine
Old Davis Road
University of California
Davis, CA 95616-8744
530-752-2211 UCD, Horse Services firstname.lastname@example.org
Have your vet draw the blood using the kit provided by UCD. A fee of \$46 needs to accompany the blood when being returned to UCD, along with the proper paperwork.
After receipt of the Blood Type Verification card, the completed application for registration and fees can then be sent to USIHC.
P.O. Box 1724
Santa Ynez, CA 93460
Fees effective Jan 1, 1989
Birth to 12 months or age or within 12 months of import: \$25
Over 12 months or over 12 months of import: \$50
Late Stallion Report: \$100
This information is provided only as a guideline. Contact the USIHC for current information.