When you register your horse(s) with EQR, the registration fee is a ONE TIME fee to enter your horses in our national database. The annual fee is a yearly membership, payable on the anniversary of your signup date each year.
What can you Register?
- Register your brand
- Horses with tattoo, BLM Brand or Microchip
- Unbranded Horses
- Show, Pleasure, Trail and Performance Horses
- Mules, Ponies and Draft Horses
- Unregistered and Grade Horses
- Vehicles & Trailers
How can EQR Help?
- Searchable national database
- Protection after sale or re-homing
- Theft protection
- Natural disaster support
- Link to law enforcement and agencies
- Emergencies at home
What is the EQR Database for?
- Each member has a personal profile where you can enter your horses, your brand, specific details about each of your horses as well as photos. Your profile will be searchable by the public, though no one will be able to see your personal information, your brand and horse photos will be searchable within our database according to the keywords you used in each of your horse’s descriptions, as well as markings, brand, tattoo, microchip details.
- Law Enforcement and other agencies of interest to equine emergencies, rescue and care have non-member access to our database. They cannot see your personal information, such as name, address, phone, etc. However, they are able to search our database by horse location, description, brand, markings and other specific keywords.
- Anyone can file a report with EQR about a missing, lost, found or stolen horse. Someone finding a horse can take photo with a cell phone or digital camera of the horse, its brand or any identifying factors, and upload it to our site for assistance with determining an owner. EQR will contact the owner personally, private information is NEVER shared with any non-official EQR administration staff.
- In the event of a natural disaster, authorities, veterinarians, and other persons may submit photos or details of found horses for identification. Branded horses will have a higher success rate for quick identification and safe return to their owners.
- Typically, every state has a booklet of registered brands. Law enforcement from each state are provided with such books. They are not digitized traditionally. Many officers do not actually have them on hand in the field. Now, all officials have access to a searchable national database to assist efforts in locating owners and safely returning lost, stolen or displaced horses. Our database is easily accessed by any computer, and even smart phones with service in the field!
These are but a few uses for the Equine Quick Response database. Please follow our blog for ongoing articles providing information and education about our services and the many ways EQR is determined to assist the equine industry in keeping horses safe, and reducing concerns of horse owners.