003_1A[for the stallion studbook, see ‘Approval’]

The mare and gelding studbook is the primary book for adult mares and geldings, older than three years old. Certain horses may qualify for status/predicates within the studbook if they are shown to be of a higher quality in movement, conformation or produce superior offspring. These predicates are: star, crownmodelpreferent, or performance mother.

Also, see ‘Inspections’ for more on Studbook qualifications.