The information contained on a Certificate of Registration is based on details provided to The Australian Stock Horse Society Limited by Members for the purpose of the Society's record keeping. Whilst exercising due care, the Society is unable to guarantee the accuracy or authenticity of such information and cannot accept any responsibility. Any application submitted to the Society remains the property of The Australian Stock Horse Society Limited at all times.
A horse's Certificate of Registration is unable to be sold and remains the property of The Australian Stock Horse Society Limited. The Registration, Transfer or Lease Application does not constitute proof of legal or beneficial ownership of any horse.
The Australian Stock Horse Society Limited lists advertisements provided by advertisers but gives no warranty and makes no representation as to the truth, accuracy or sufficiency of any advertisement or any description, photograph or statement therein. The Australian Stock Horse Society Limited accepts no liability for any loss suffered by any person as a consequence of reliance on any advertisement or other material on this website.
The Society is unable to provide any guarantees as to the suitability of any horse and interested persons must rely on their own enquiries in this regard. People making enquiries in relation to suitability should include: health, soundness, temperament, performance, ability, fertility and the like. With regard to genetic disorders, the Society makes no warranty that any horse is free from any genetic disorders and people must rely upon their own inspections, enquiries and assessments in this regard.
The Australian Stock Horse Society Limited (the Society) is required to comply with the Privacy Act 1988 and the National Privacy Principles in collecting, using, disclosing and disposing of Members' personal information.
Personal information is any information that can be used to identify a person. The types of information the Society collects include Members' names, addresses and other contact details and stud information.
The purposes for which the Society collects such information are as follows:
In completing and returning to the Society any request by the Society for information relating to the Member, a Member will be considered to have consented to the collection of the information and to disclosure of the information for the purposes outlined above. If Members do not consent to such disclosure, formal notice in writing should be given to the Society. In this event, the Society will only use a Member's personal information for the purpose of contacting the member, and any such information will not be disclosed to Branches or Management.
The Society will not disclose a Member's personal information for any other purpose without the Member's specific written consent.
In accordance with the National Privacy Principles, the Society will endeavour to ensure that:
The Australian Stock Horse Society is dedicated to preserving the heritage of the breed by recognising Registered Australian Stock Horses that have descended from the same breeds as horses ridden by the Australian Light Horse in WWI and breeds that resided in Australia prior to 1945.
Using the Online Stud Book, you may search the Society’s database for stallions that have been Heritage Stock Horse Approved by using the following search fields and data on the Society’s Online Stud Book:
Field Search Criteria
Name: %- HSH
Select if: Animal is a STALLION AND SIRE REGISTERED
Select if: Animal is COMPETITION ELIGIBLE
Leave other fields blank and click the SEARCH button.
*Note: NOT all Sire Registered ASH Stallions have been assessed for Heritage Stock Horse status. Only stallions that have been Approved as Heritage Stock Horse will be listed.
Automatically Eligible for Heritage Stock Horse
Horses are automatically eligible for Heritage Stock Horse if both sire and dam OR a full sibling have been HSH Approved. In which case, the following scenarios apply:
BOTH PARENTS being HSH, the Society will automatically update the progeny as HSH with the next batch of updates.
FULL SIBLING being HSH and one or both parents are not HSH, Members may submit a written request for HSH approval to the Society by including a copy of the Online Stud Book printout indicating HSH for the full sibling.
The lists below provide the assessment results for Registered Australian Stock Horses that have been manually assessed. The results are as follows:
Horses manually assessed after 1st January 2020:
Click here to download HSH Assessments
Horses manually assessed prior to 31st December 2019:
Click here to download HSH Assessments – Names: A - C.
Click here to download HSH Assessments – Names: D - J.
Click here to download HSH Assessments – Names: K - Q.
Click here to download HSH Assessments – Names: R - Z.
Horses that have been automatically assessed are not included in these lists. You should be able to determine the percentages through the assessment results of ancestors.
Registered Australian Stock Horses are identified with a name suffix as follows:
|HSH||Heritage Stock Horse|
|MBP||100% Modern Breeds (introduced to Australia after 1945)|
|MB||50-100% Modern Breeds (introduced to Australia after 1945)|
|ABP||100% Approved Breeds (existing in Australia before 1945)|
|AB||50-100% Approved Breeds (existing in Australia before 1945)|
|UBP||100% Unknown Breeding (foaled after 1960)|
|UB||50-100% Unknown Breeding (foaled after 1960)|
|LH||Limited Heritage (not eligible under any other code)|
Horses with no name suffix have not been assessed. At the completion of 2016, the following statistics were noted for Registered Australian Stock Horses that have been assessed manually or automatically
In BASIC TERMS and for simple assessment by anyone, the following pedigrees are examples of horses that are automatically NOT eligible for HSH status:
Any horse with one ancestor within three generations being MBP (100% Modern Breed).
Any horse with two ancestors within four generations being MBP (100% Modern Breed).
Any horse with one ancestor within two generations being MB (50-100% Modern Breed).
Any horse with two ancestors within three generations being MB (50-100% Modern Breed).
Any horse with one ancestor within one generation being ABP (100% Approved Breed).
Any horse with two ancestors within two generations being ABP (100% Approved Breed).
Any horse with two ancestors within one generation being AB (50-100% Approved Breed).
Any horse with one ancestor within two generations being UBP (100% Unknown Breed).
Any horse with two ancestors within three generations being UBP (100% Unknown Breed).
Any horse with one ancestor within one generation being UB (50-100% Unknown Breed).
Any horse with two ancestors within two generations being UB (50-100% Unknown Breed).