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Barn Talk™2018-10-17T14:59:27+00:00
2018-07-16T10:41:35+00:00

LifeTrac™ – Connected for Good™

By request! We have created a great optional feature for members of our Equine Protection Registry™. And it's free for life! Once your chip is registered, simply 'opt in' to put yourself on the LifeTrac™ list for your horse.  If you ever have to give up your horse for any reason, [...]

2018-07-15T19:13:13+00:00

AWSSR Helps Members Get the Mini EquineChip™

AWSSR is proud to now include the Mini Equine Chip™ with all new Registrations!  We supply the 'chip' for identification, but also as a deterrent to theft, and to be compliant with USHJA and FEI rules. The American Warmblood Society & Sporthorse Registry is a proud performance registry that provides documentation, education, [...]

2017-10-20T15:54:42+00:00

Oldenburg Registry North America goes ‘all in’ with the EquineChip™

The International Sporthorse Registry, Inc. and the Oldenburg Registry North America now offer the EquineChip™ for members! The secret of success of the Oldenburg Sport Horse is an "open book" that accepts the best sport horses (stallions and mares) from different sport horse bloodlines - including thoroughbreds - into its [...]

2017-10-20T03:19:29+00:00

Go Dutch! KWPN-NA Provides Microchips with All New Registrations

The Dutch Warmblood Studbook of North America is now offering the EquineChip™ to members! It's official. Microchips are now required and supplied with all new registrations beginning in 2017. Previously registered KWPN-NA horses can obtain microchips for a minimal fee. KWPN-NA has chosen to supply the EquineChip™ from Microchip ID [...]

2018-03-15T22:48:21+00:00

The Amazing Holsteiner Horse!

AHHA now offers The EquineChip™ to members! In North America most of the top show jumping riders have had at least one Holsteiner in their string, and Holsteiner stallions continue to produce some of the world’s top jumping horses.  They are also well-represented in Eventing and Dressage. When the Holsteiner Horse begins [...]

2018-03-15T22:48:30+00:00

The American Hanoverian Society Chooses the Mini EquineChip™

The American Hanoverian Society did solid research on the topic of microchipping. Joining a growing number of equine registries in the USA, the AHS passed a motion - “Microchipping will be required for the registration of AHS and ARS horses, effective 2017."  The microchips now supplied by AHS to its [...]

2017-06-06T17:47:29+00:00

FEI Requires Microchip for New Registrants

As of 2013, FEI requires microchips for events... and more. FEI now requires that all newly registered horses be microchipped.  This includes those horses registering for an FEI Passport, FEI Recognition Card and includes FEI Registrations/IDs also.  A specific type of microchip must be used. The EquineChip is 100% compliant [...]

2017-10-20T03:19:29+00:00

Made in North America ~ Valued Worldwide.

The American Warmblood Registry Now Offers The EquineChip™ to Members! North American Sporthorses are successful in the Olympic disciplines of dressage, jumping, eventing, and in the hunter divisions. The American Warmblood Registry actively supports its members in the breeding of champion sport horses. According to the new rulings, USEF, FEI [...]

2017-10-20T03:19:29+00:00

Join the Fun! The NorthAmerican Sportpony Registry

Join the Fun! Discover the Joy! The NorthAmerican Sportpony Registry now offers the EquineChip™ to members! NorthAmerican Sportponies look and move like small horses and are successful in the Olympic disciplines of dressage, jumping, eventing, and in the driving and hunter divisions.  (Click Banner Below) The NorthAmerican Sportpony Registry actively supports [...]

2016-12-07T00:39:40+00:00

USDA Final Rule Accepts Microchips as Official Identification

Final USDA Rule: Traceability for horses moving interstate - 2013:  Accepted methods of  official identification are one of the following: 1.  A microchip (electronic identification) that complies with ISO 11784/11785. 2.  A microchip (electronic identification) that is Non-ISO is accepted if it was installed prior to March 11, 2014. 3.  A [...]

2018-03-15T22:47:56+00:00

USHJA Passes New Microchipping Rules

Yes, the USHJA  has passed innovative microchipping rules that will ease into the sport. "Microchipping is the future of horse identification, and the passage of these rule changes is a game changer for all equestrian sport" said Mary Babick, member of the USEF Horse Recording and ID Task Force and [...]

2016-06-01T02:28:28+00:00

Breeding & Training Facilities

Large and small breeding and training facilities see microchip in use on an everyday basis. Equine microchips are widely used around the world, so it is no surprise to see them in everyday use at top breeding, training and reproductive facilities in the United States as well. Imported horses are [...]

2017-10-20T03:19:29+00:00

Your Choice – MiniChip or Standard

Our advanced 'mini' technology allows for a smaller microchip and a smaller needle.  In fact, our Mini EquineChip™ features the smallest needle possible.   Our equine veterinarians and their clients love the Mini!  (We think the horses like it too!) The Standard chip has a larger needle for those who [...]

2017-10-20T03:19:29+00:00

Horse Theft. How can a microchip help prevent it?

The registered microchip is a huge deterrent to would be thieves.  We know this from experience. We know this from law enforcement officials. Over 70% of horses in the United States are used for recreational activities and showing.  Horse owners feel strongly that their horses are family members, friends and [...]

2016-06-02T00:13:53+00:00

The EquineChip and Ranch Management

Horse management at large and small facilities is made simpler with the modern tiny microchip. Eliminate mistakes by using this accurate, dependable and permanent method of ID. Microchip recipient mares and that look-alike crop of foals. Match and/or confirm individual horses with parents and pedigrees.  Enter data on the go with your [...]

2018-09-13T23:17:25+00:00

What is the USA ‘840’ Microchip?

'840' is the United States Country Code for identification, recognized around the world.  When a microchip begins with the USA country code of '840' you can be sure of these things: Microchip numbers with an 840 prefix are made only by USDA approved companies who have been granted permission to manufacture [...]

2017-10-20T03:19:29+00:00

Microchip Identification for EIA Control

Microchip Identification for EIA Control - A good example... The dramatic drop in Equine Infectious Anemia in the state of Louisiana can be credited to the state’s EIA program, launched in 1994. Permanent ID in the form of a microchip, a brand or a tattoo,  is required at the time blood [...]

2017-10-20T03:19:29+00:00

Keeping Horses Safe

Wildfires, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods….sadly these disasters happen all too often. Horses get turned out or mis-located. They get lost. Horse owners all too often say, “I never thought this would happen to me!” Microchip ID Equine works with state, federal and private disaster animal response teams. These agencies have scanners and routinely scan [...]