Mission statement: “to provide an avenue of recognition and competition for non-Palomino offspring resulting from breeding of one or both parents that are registered with Palomino Horse Breeders of America and one parent from a PHBA approved registry”.
551. Palomino Bred (PB) is a horse of any color and may exhibit any characteristics (such as, but not limited to, Paint, Appaloosa), that cannot meet the PHBA registration guidelines as stated in the current year PHBA Official Handbook, Rules 503-512. A PB must also be produced from the breeding of at least one PHBA registered parent (not including the PB registry), and the other parent is required to be from the list of PHBA recognized breed registries.
552. Horse must meet conformation requirements for registry as outlined in Rule 502.
553. Horse can be registered with any breed registry recognized by PHBA.
554. Its sire and/or dam are registered in PHBA.
A. One parent is registered in PHBA and the other parent is registered in one of the recognized breed associations. The horse shall meet all previously mentioned registration requirements;
B. Hardship Clause: The owner of an eligible non-palomino horse, whose palomino parent (must meet PHBA registration guidelines) is not registered with PHBA, may seek registration if his/her horse using one of the following options.
1) Living palomino parent: The owner of the eligible non-palomino horse, may purchase one annual membership of the owner of the parent horse and the registration of the parent horses (must meet PHBA registration guidelines), if the parent horse’s owner is agreeable via letter documentation.
Requirements for hardship:
a) Copies of recognized breed association paper(s) stating palomino color and
b) Pictures of parent horse as stated in Rule 557.
2) Deceased palomino parent: documentation of registration in a PHBA recognized breed, deceased and color must be provided stating such. Appropriate fees must accompany documentation for registering applicant.
555. The owner may be asked to supply four (4) color photographs (front, back, and each side of the horse). These pictures become the property of PHBA.
556. All documents, specimens, photographs, etc become property of PHBA.
Horse may NOT be registered in both the PHBA regular registry and the Palomino Bred registry.
The PHBA World Show offers a set of Palomino Bred classes in July. Classes are offered in all open, amateur and youth divisions. The class fees and deadlines for these classes are the same as the other world show classes.
A full slate of classes has been developed and available for approval at local PHBA shows.
No additional charge for approval of these classes. These classes will follow the same rules and regulations as other PHBA classes and the point scale will be the same as well. Exception: Color Class; a color division will not be offered in through this program. All Palomino Bred classes will be stand alone classes; they will not be intermingled with other classes.
Palomino Bred registered horses are also eligible to compete in NSBA approved Color classes.
Palomino Bred registered horses are also eligible for the Palomino Incentive Program.