Welcome to the official website for Trakehner Enthusiasts In The UK

The Trakehner Breeders' Fraternity (TBF)
is licensed by the Trakehner Verband GmbH in Germany to register, brand and grade horses for inclusion in the Main Trakehner Stud Book, the Stud Book, the Preliminary Register or Part Bred Register.

Trakehners UK
is the marketing name of the Trakehner Breeders' Fraternity. The TBF is the only UK body licensed by the Trakehner Verband to register, grade and brand pure-bred Trakehner horses for inclusion in the Main Trakehner Stud Book.


TBF AGM 2023 - Wednesday 15th November 2023 at 19:00hrs

15 November 2023 AGM Via Zoom - If you would like to receive an invitation to join the AGM and are a current member please email chairman@trakehners.uk.com

Click here to view the Agenda.


 Compulsory Microchipping of all horses from October 2020 - See DEFRA details
The Trakehner Breeders Fraternity must be notified of the implant of Microchip by a veterinary surgeon completing the form which can be downloaded here Please do not send in your passport unless you also need to action a change of ownership.  
  Microchip Implant Notification form



The Government have released the Equine Identification (England) Regulations 2018 which come into force on 1 October 2018, and there are a number of key changes which will affect YOU as a horse owner and/or breeder. The key points to note are as follows:

          • •   Introduction of Fixed Penalties notices – yes, a monetary fine for Non-Compliance with the regulations without the necessity of going through the courts which can be imposed retrospectively. Remember with the introduction of the Central Equine database the authorities can now simply look up all the details on line!!
        • •   Change of ownership must be reported within 30 days, with the passport sent to the Registrar for the database to be updated accordingly.
        • •   Breeders must report a new foal registration by 30 November in the year of its birth or within 6 months of the birth.
        • •   All horses are required to be microchipped, this now applies to horses born before 2009
        • •   It is now an offence to keep a horse, which is not registered in accordance with the Regulation. This means that ignorance of a keeper is no longer an acceptable excuse, and the keeper can potentially be prosecuted, separately to the owner.
        • •   A new offence has also been created for knowingly withholding a passport



Due to the new EU Rules regarding Passports as from 1st January 2016 there is a new ID and Registration form which must be completed by your vet when the Microchip is applied.  Please send all registrations and change of ownership applications to the new Registrar Mr Paul Janaway.  Click here for address  Please DO NOT USE PO Box number 483 as this has been closed.

Click this link to go to registration forms and online payment


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