Check List

To make sure your application is ready to process, the following should be in order:

  • You must provide a name with no more than 30 characters including spaces, apostrophe, farm prefix.
  • Be sure to record the foaling date
  • A stallion service certificate must be signed and must include breeding dates.
  • Both sire and dam must be Hoof Wall Separation Disease tested and the results on file with the ACPS, or attached.
  • Each foal and each adult Connemara that has not been registered before, must have DNA sample. The hair kit will be sent when application is received in ACPS office.
  • A Microchip number will be assigned when the DNA sample has been completed by the lab.
  • The Microchip will be sent with the completed registration certificate.
  • Registration fees must be attached. Checks or cash only.
    Pay to: American Connemara Pony Society
    Mail to: PO Box 100, Middlebrook, VA 24459

Registration Fees

All foals and adult Connemaras must be DNA tested before registration will be completed.

Registration fees include a DNA test, Microchip, and USEF Lifetime Number

The first step for a purebred is a Temporary Foal Certificate – good for 2 years. At age 2, the TFC is sent back to the office with color, markings, height recorded.

If registering a gelding, be sure the “’gelding” box is checked. Note date of gelding. A Permanent certificate will be issued.

Within 6 Months of Foaling

  • Members: $85
  • Non-Members: $170

Over 6 Months to 2 Years

  • Members: $100
  • Non-Members: $200

3 Years+ (without TFC)

  • Members: $150
  • Non-Members: $300

Stallions at Age 3

  • Members: $250
  • Non-Members: $500

Stallion must have a pdf Veterinary Inspection Form (153 KB) completed by a Veterinarian certifying there are no unacceptable inheritable traits.

  pdf Download Checklist & Fees (131 KB)

ACPS Registration

For registration questions, contact Marynell Eyles, ACPS Secretary at

Checks should be made payable to "ACPS" (US Funds)

Mail to:
Secretary, Marynell Eyles, ACPS Secretary
PO Box 100
Middlebrook, VA 24459 
Phone: (540) 886-2239


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