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Membership Benefits and Fees

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What are the benefits of KWPN-NA membership?

  • Access to the KWPN-NA Portal, through which you can access information about yourself and your horses.
  • By way of the KWPN-NA Portal, current members are also able to place free advertisements of their KWPN-NA horses
  • Enrollment in the Awards Program: The USDF All Breeds program first through fifth place in all divisions and categories, USEF year-end awards, ribbons and prizes at shows that request them.
  • Registration, transfer of ownership and inspection of horses.
  • Young Rider Grants, Keuring Awards and Breeder Awards.
  • Attendance of the Annual Meeting.
  • Receive publications such as the Stallion Directory and Handbook, the Newsletter and e-News.
  • Paid advertising in Stallion Directory and Newsletter.
  • Participation in the KWPN-NA Auctions.
  • The member year runs from January through December. Membership forms are available on the KWPN-NA website and renewals are mailed at the end of each year.

Lifetime Membership, $850

  • Access to the KWPN-NA Portal see above for specifics.
  • Never have to renew again
  • Receive printed Newsletter and eNewsletter
  • Register and transfer horses
  • Participate in a Keuring
  • Eligible for year-end sport awards
  • Take part in the KWPN-NA Auctions
  • Attend the Annual Meeting and other activities at reduced rates
  • Advertise horses free on the KWPN-NA website

Full Membership, $85

  • Access to the KWPN-NA Portal see above for specifics.
  • Receive printed Newsletter and eNewsletter
  • Register and transfer horses
  • Participate in a Keuring
  • Eligible for year-end sport awards
  • Take part in the KWPN-NA Auctions
  • Attend the Annual Meeting and other activities
  • Advertise horses free on the KWPN-NA website
  • Access to Members Only section on the website

Associate Membership, $50

  • Access to the KWPN-NA Portal see above for specifics.
  • Receive printed Newsletter and eNewsletter
  • Eligible for year-end sport awards
  • Take part in the KWPN-NA Auctions
  • Attend the Annual Meeting and other activities
  • Advertise horses free on the KWPN-NA website
  • Access to Members Only section on the website

Youth Membership, $35

  • Access to the KWPN-NA Portal see above for specifics.
  • Qualify for the Willy Arts Young Rider Grant
  • Receive printed Newsletter and eNewsletter
  • Eligible for year-end sport awards
  • Take part in the KWPN-NA Auctions
  • Attend the Annual Meeting and other activities
  • Advertise horses free on the KWPN-NA website
  • Access to Members Only section on the website

Rates for all KWPN-NA services are doubled for non-members.

MEMBERSHIPAnnual memberships run from January 1 through December 31.
• Full Membership
• Associate Membership
• Youth Membership
• Lifetime Membership
• Memberships outside North America
$ 85
$ 50
$ 35
$850
$ 20 additional/year
REGISTRATION related fees Registration fees (VB, Reg A or Reg B) Includes foal DNA testing.
• 0 months to December 31 of Birth Year
• January 1 to December 31 of Yearling Year
• Thereafter
$250
$350
$500
Refunds: In the event of death, a partial refund will be given prior to DNA typing. No refunds will be given after DNA has been typed.
DNA Typing (parentage verification)
• DNA typing of horse being registered
• DNA typing for sire or dam if necessary
• Lab entry for non-KWPN-NA markers
Included in registration
$ 60
$ 15
Duplicate documents
• Duplicate Birth Declaration
• Duplicate Registration Papers (includes horse DNA testing)
      - Horse on file with KWPN-NA
      - Imported horse not on file with KWPN-NA
• Duplicate KWPN passport
$10

$200
$350
$ 50
Registration upgrade
• Upgrade due to change of parental status$50
KEURING related fees
Interest on unpaid charges1.5% per month
Keuring Fees (Class fees are published in the keuring entry booklet.)
• Late Fees (per class; non-refundable)50% of class
• Cancellation fee (per horse)$50
Refunds: Refunds will only be given in the case of a recent injury or illness of a horse only, with a veterinary excuse submitted within 30 days of keuring date or earlier).
KWPN Stallion Premium (due upon acceptance into the studbook)
• KWPN stallions€ 2,080.19
• Non-KWPN stallions€ 2,617.92
Mare Research$30
Name Change (allowed one time only)
• With studbook acceptanceFree
• Other (up through age three without offspring)$50
Parentage Verification (Foal DNA typing is included in Registration Fee.)
• DNA typing Kits$60
• Additional fee in case conversion fails (the difference)$15
• Lab entry of foreign case markers$15
Predicates
• Elite, Sport, Preferent, Prestatie, CrownFree
Re-open a closed file$50
Registration Upgrade due to change of parental status
• By December 31 of keuring year$50
• After December 31 of keuring year$100
Returned Check Fee$25
Special Shipping of Registration Papers
• Certified with Return Receipt within USA$10
• Courier Service within USA (saver)$30
• Registered to Canada$20
• Courier Service outside USA (incl. customs/duty)Actual Cost
Any other shipping methods at actual cost.
Stallion Activation (includes membership)
• Approved and Licensed prior to October 31$300
• Approved and Licensed after October 31$400
• Foalbook stallion$250
Transfer of Ownership
• Member Rate$25
• Non-Member Rate (double)$50
• Release of Ownership through the KWPN (non-member fee is double)$10 ($20)
Veterinary Evaluations for Stallions, Mares and Geldings
• Radiographs$150
• Endoscopy$150
A second fee may be due for additional views or re-evaluations.

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