AHC Launches Equine Microchip Look-Up Website

The new equine microchip look-up tool will allow horse owners, law enforcement, animal health officials, and others to search for association affiliation for horses that have been microchipped and registered with a participating organization.
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The AHC aims to promote microchipping as a form of permanent equine identification. ||| Photo: iStock

The American Horse Council (AHC) has launched its new equine microchip look-up tool, which will allow horse owners, law enforcement, animal health officials, and more to search for association affiliation for horses that have been microchipped and registered with a participating organization.

The AHC is continuing to solicit participation from every U.S. organization that houses microchip information in an effort to make this tool as thorough as possible.

Microchip lookup services have existed for several animal species for years. Unfortunately, those lookup tools have certain limitations that prevented the entirety of the horse industry from being represented. With its horselookup.org, The AHC hopes to address those issues with the new tool while also providing a central informational source for the equine industry concerning microchipping, as well as the promotion of microchipping as a form of permanent identification

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The American Horse Council was organized in 1969 to represent the horse industry in Washington before Congress and the federal regulatory agencies. It is a nonprofit corporation that represents all segments of the equine industry.

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