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We have arranged a special member discount of $49.95 with our microchip provider MicrochipIDEquine on their new microchip reader PocketHero™ .
With this reader you yourself can check a chip without having to call your vet; you should check the chip before a show, and also do that at any time for many other reasons.


Please use the code: ‘savemore’ when ordering online
or by phone 800.434.2843.

2018 Live Oak Combined Driving and Show Jumping

The combination of these two disciplines makes ‘Live Oak’ a must-go-and-watch event!

See the leading national and international drivers compete for several national championships,
and the show jumpers for the $100,000 Longines FEI World Cup Qualifier Grand Prix.
The schedule is available at

Don’t miss the date!

                                                                                                 March 15-18, 2018



The 2017 AWR Award Rankings – Dressage

Congratulations to the Winners!

Click here  for the results

The reason why you may not find your horse in these rankings may either be that you did not submit any scores at all or not in sufficient number.
Have another try in 2018!



For the Attention of Show Organizers and Competitors

There seems to be some confusion about the documentation of Flu/Rhino vaccinations. Rule Art 6.3 says that equines entering an event venue must have had Flu/Rhino vaccinations within 6 months prior to entering that venue. This is usually done twice a year…My ponies are vaccinated in January and June because it’s easier for me to remember. (Here in Florida, I also vaccinate for Eastern/ Western/West Nile and Rabies, although not on the same day. Those vaccinations don’t have to be documented.)Documentation can be either a receipt/letter on the Vet’s letterhead stating the name, serial number and expiration date of the vaccine, a passport (National or FEI) which is filled in with the same information and is signed and stamped by the Vet or, in the case of a vaccination given by the Person Responsible (usually the owner) a signed receipt showing purchase of the vaccine.In the case of the PR giving the shot, the PR must have a receipt from the Vet or Clinic from whom they purchased the vaccine which cites the name of the Clinic or Vet, the name, serial number and expiration of the vaccine. Usually this winds up being the cash/credit card/check receipt.

What Organizers ask for is proof that the animal actually received the shot. In the case of the Vet/Clinic’s letter, that is pretty conclusive evidence that the vaccination was given. Same with a passport as the Vet has to sign both of those documents.

The Organizer has to take the PR’s word for it that the shot was given as the only documentation is a receipt. There isn’t a Vet signature and stamp. I do suppose that provides a chance that the receipt was faked and the shot wasn’t actually given. Why (or how) anyone would do this is a mystery as the vaccinations are for the good of the animal and the peace of mind of the Owner and other competitors.

There is a third situation which happens when an animal has had a bad reaction to the vaccine. In that case, the PR has to have a Vet’s letter stating that the animal cannot be given the vaccination. Then the PR must be able, if asked, to furnish a log of the animal’s temperature taken twice daily for a week before the competition. Temps also must be taken twice daily while on the show grounds and a log of those shown to the Organizer, TD or Steward when asked for.

The Organizer merely wants proof that the vaccination was given. Any of the above methods of proof are acceptable.

PVDA Ride for Life in MD

The American Warmblood Registry is giving a High Point Award
at the licensed Level 3 Dressage Show

PVDA Ride For Life Competition and Breast Cancer Research Benefit

Prince George’s County Equestrian Center, Upper Marlboro, MD

Show Date: June 24 & 25, 2017

The 2-day event includes:
Qualifier for the 2017 Markel/USEF Young & Developing Horse Dressage Championships
2017 Children Dressage National Championship
2017 AGCO/USEF Junior and Young Rider Dressage National Championship

Prize List and additional information available at

[Beginning December 1, 2015, all horses entering the grounds of a Federation-licensed competition must be accompanied by documentation of Equine Influenza Virus and Equine Herpes Virus (Rhinopneumonitis) vaccinations within six months prior to entering the stables.]

Microchips for the Sporthorses of AWR Members

According to the new rulings, USEF/FEI and some of their affiliates now require across the board microchipping, i.e. for passports, registration cards, competitions, etc.

The American Warmblood Registry therefore highly recommends its members to microchip their foals and all their registered horses!

A microchip also identifies a horse in case it gets lost or stolen.

Our at-cost price includes the microchip and lifetime enrollment in the Equine Protection Registry EPR.

It is as easy as this: AWR will send you the ordered microchip/s and enroll your horse in the EPR. The microchip ID will also appear on the Certificate of Registration for all newly registered horses. YOUR task as the horse owner is to have your veterinarian implant the microchip, return the filled in Microchip Implantation Certificate to our Office which gets the actual enrollment process started, and THEN report the microchip ID to all relevant organisations like US Equestrian, USDF, USHJA, etc.

Here is the Microchip Order Form.

First AWR inspection of 2017 at the UGA Livestock Arena on March 4, 2017

Safe Horse Training with Joyce Lewis will be hosting the first AWR inspection of 2017 at the UGA Livestock Arena on March 4, 2017.

For information concerning registering your equine with the American Warmblood Registry, please contact:

American Warmblood Registry
P.O. Box 1332, DeLeon Springs, FL 32130
[email protected]

Phone: 561.693.5516
Fax: 775.667.0516

For inspection site information, please contact 
Safe Horse Training with Joyce Lewis at 704-836-6201

Dressage at Heavenly Waters Show Award

The American Warmblood Registry is giving a High Point Award
at the Maryland Dressage Association Licensed Show

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Dressage at Heavenly Waters

Heavenly Waters/Harford County Equestrian Center Bel Air, MD

Show Date: May 27th and 28th, 2017

The show is licensed USEF   &    USDF

Beginning December 1, 2015, all horses entering the grounds of a Federation-licensed competition must be accompanied by documentation of Equine Influenza Virus and Equine Herpes Virus (Rhinopneumonitis) vaccinations within six months prior to entering the stables

ODS DownCenterline Dressage Show Awards

The AWR is again sponsoring

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ODS Down Centerline 1 & 2
on May


ODS Down Centerline 3 & 4
on August

at the Delaware County Fairgrounds, Delaware – OH

presented by the
Ohio Dressage Society
as a USEF/USDF recognized show, level 2.
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We anticipate a wonderful Dressage Event and are looking forward to great scores for our AWR registered Warmbloods!!!!

Congratulations LOVIN LIFE FLF!

Congratulations to the youngster LOVIN LIFE FLF

(Le Andros/FoxTrot, owned by Juliana Whittenburg of Flying Lion Farm, FL)
with his great trainer Phoebe Devoe-Moore and even greater rider Matty Harrel

on winning the AWR High Point Award at the


(A Great American/USDF Dressage Championships Qualifier, recognized by the USDF)

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