OQHRA 2020 New Rule Notice
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—JULY 15, 2020—OQHRA announced a "new rule" effective 2020 regarding recipient mares.
New Rule: Effective 2020
- All recipient mares are required to be registered with the O.H.R.C. office by November 1, 2020
- Must be in the State Of Oklahoma 30 days prior to foaling.
- Registering recipient mares is no extra cost to the breeder/owner
- Recipient mares may leave the state after foaling
- Mares are subject to inspection
See Rule Below
3.1(2) (a)] from producing multiple embryos which are transferred to recipient mares during the period of time she is permitted to be out-of-state for breeding purposes. Before the resulting foal of an embryo transfer is eligible for Oklahoma Accreditation, the following requirements shall be met: Effective January 1, 2020; All Recipient Mares shall be permanently identified using methods listed on the "Recipient Mare Form" provided by the Commission. Recipient Mares shall be domiciled in Oklahoma no less than 30 days prior to the due date indicated on said "Recipient Mare Form" and remain in Oklahoma until the foal is born. If a Recipient Mare is not domiciled in Oklahoma at least 30 days prior to the due date listed on said form, or leaves Oklahoma before foaling, the resulting foal shall be ineligible for entry into the Oklahoma-Bred Program. The "Recipient Mare Form" must be completed by the breeder and returned to the Commission by November 1st of the year prior to foaling. "Recipient Mare Forms" shall not be accepted by the Commission after this date.
Any breeder, whose "Recipient Mare Form" is on file with the Commission shall be responsible to notify the Commission in writing, within thirty (30) calendar days, of any changes in domicile location or ownership. In addition, any new owners of said recipient mares, if any, shall notify the Commission in writing, within thirty (30) calendar days, regarding the domicile location of the recipient mare.