The ISG’s aim is the coordination of the Shagya Arab breeding in the participating countries concerning the aims of breeding, the preservation of the clean breed and the support of the Shagya Arab.
ISG represents the interests of Shagya Arab breeding internationally
ISG draws up guidelines regarding the stud books for its members. All national stud books need to be accepted by the ISG.
The ISG has different types of members:
Every year, the ISG organizes a meeting of delegates, where next to delegates of the national networks and stud farms, also individual breeders and supportive members are invited. Moreover every second year an ISG European championship for Shagya Arabs is arranged by a national network and financially supported by the ISG. The ISG carries out judgement training courses and seminars for judges. Furthermore the ISG offers a list of official judges to organizers of shows.
National networks usually face following tasks: