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ATA Fee Schedule
(effective January 1, 2019)

ATA Fees may be paid by:

  • Requesting an invoice and paying by credit card securely online (added $5 fee)
  • Calling your credit card # into the ATA Office (added $5 fee)
  • Or you may send a check to the office

Note: On Inspection Fees, Member Early Discounts are only available if all paperwork is submitted and the fee(s) paid in full at least 4 weeks prior to the inspection date.

Membership     Registration      Inspections      DNA     Branding    Stallions    Other

  Member
(Early Discount)
Member (Reg Fee) Non-Member
ATA Membership 

Active Member (Annual Fee)

  $85 $85

Junior/Youth (under 22) Membership (Annual Fee)

  $35 $35

Lifetime Membership (one-time fee)

  $850 $850
 
Registration Fees (All include DNA Test Charges for the horse being registered and a USEF lifetime #
if registered by 12/31 of birth year) 
(Please see Note below if registering offspring of an inactive, non-approved, deceased or retired ATA stallion)

ORB - A, B, C, D, OAB-A, B, C (Domestic by an approved ATA stallion active in the year of conception)

Birth Year (Before Dec 31)

  $200 $400

Yearling Year (Before Dec 31)

  $250 $500

2 Years of Age (Before Dec 31)

  $300 $600

3 Years of Age (Before Dec 31)

  $350 $700

4 Years & Older (Before Dec 31)

  $400 $800

Gelding - Any age

  $200 $400

OAB - D (Appendix) 

$200 $400

Imported Horses

Non-Studbook Horses or Geldings

  $250 $500

Imported Studbook Mare

  $350 $700

Imported Studbook Stallion

  $450 $900

Foals from Inactive Approved ATA Stallions or Foreign Trakehner Studbook Stallions
(including in utero and frozen) incur an additional $100 fee. 

Birth Year (Before Dec 31)

  $300 $600

Yearling Year (Before Dec 31)

  $350 $700

2 Years of Age (Before Dec 31)

  $400 $800

3 Years of Age (Before Dec 31)

  $450 $900

4 Years & Older (Before Dec 31)

  $500 $1,000

Gelding - Any age

  $300 $600
 

Certificate of Pedigree (any age)

  $100 $200
 
INSPECTION FEES * Member
(Early Discount)
Member (Reg Fee) Non-Member

Stallion Inspection 

Prenominate Colt (By Dec. 31 of foaling year) 

$100 $100 $200

Stallion Inspection

$650 $750 $1,500

Stallion Inspection - Pre-Nominated (as a foal)

$350 $450 $900

Mare/Young Horse Inspection

Mare Inspection for OSB

$200 $250 $500

Preliminary Stud Book Inspection (for Thoroughbred & Arabian mares)

$200 $250 $500

Voluntary Mare, Gelding & Young Horse Inspection & Grading

$125 $175 $350

Voluntary Weanling/Foal/Yearling Inspection & Grading

$125 $175 $350

Performance Test

Mare Performance Test (at time of Mare Inspection)

$150 $200 $400

Mare/Riding Horse Performance Test

$200 $250 $500
* Member Early Discounts apply only if all paperwork is submitted and fee(s) paid in full at least 4 weeks prior to inspection
 

DNA Test Kit 

DNA test kit / per horse (one kit is included in registration fees and extra kits are only necessary if mare or stallion have not yet been tested)

  $60 $120
 
BRANDING FEES

Branding License (Purebred brand only - One-time per applicant)

  $50 $100

Branding fee (per horse charge) - NOTE: complimentary if at time of inspection

  $60 $120
 
STALLION BREEDING FEES Member
(Early Discount)
Member (Reg Fee) Non-Member

Annual fee - Due by January 1 for ensuing year
(waived if stallion participates & receives bid in an ATA stallion service auction) 

Paid by January 1

  $250 $500

Paid January 2 - June 30

  $350 $700

Paid July 1 - August 31

  $400 $800

Paid September 1 or later

  $450 $900

Lifetime fee (If sold the lifetime activation remains with the stallion; it cannot be transferred to another stallion. Upon a stallion's death or unavailability of frozen semen, lifetime activation ceases. For details or questions, contact the ATA Office)

  $2500 $5000
 
OTHER FEES

Ownership Transfer

  $30 $60

Name Change of Registered Horse

  $250 $500

Duplicate Registration Certificate (Submission of notarized affidavit of loss and promise to return original, if and when found by recorded owner.)

  $100 $200

Marking/Color Change/Castration (gelding) notation

  n/c n/c

Corrected Certificate - (addition of pedigree, etc.)

  $75 $150

Re-Open Closed/Suspended File

  $75 $150

NSF check

  $30 $30

Note: Foals by inactive ATA stallions (in year conception occurred) will have their registration fees increased by $100 higher in each category. Mare owners that use frozen semen of inactive ATA stallions need to be aware of the increased registration fees that must accompany their registration applications.