How to register your foal in the Selle Français Stud-book ?
Breeders have 3 possibilities for registering their foals in the Selle Français Stud-Book
Selle français registration based on lineage right
This means that through a genetic crossing, the foal becomes Selle Français at birth if it is from one of these crossbreedings:
Registration is done when the foal’s birth is declared on the internet or on the IFCE form.
Retroactive SF registration
A foal which couldn’t be registered in the SF Stud-Book at birth can still be RETROACTIVELY (i.e. later) registered if it is not yet registered in any other stud-book and if:
The application must be sent to the SF Stud-Book.
More details in the « Selle Français Stud-Book regulations » in the « Useful documents » section.
Initial SF registration
A foal that couldn’t be registered at birth can still benefit from an INITIAL REGISTRATION if it is not yet registered in any other Stud-Book and if it fills one of those 3 conditions:
- Both its dam and sire are “SF factor”;
- Its sire has high-level performances (mostly international ones) has been positively assessed by the Selle Français Stud-Book experts ;
- the horse itself has obtained an average grade of 15/20 or more in 2 or 3 year old's breeding competition
- the horse itself has a minimum performance index of 110 (from 4 years old)
Neither of the parents can be of non-certified origin. The application must be sent to the Stud-Book.