Ring Events

Chief Ring Stewards: Shirley McNaughton & Tony Handford
Entry Fee: $4.00 unless stated otherwise
Prize Money: 1st – $10.00, 2nd – $6.00

 

  • Only exhibitors, Judges, Stewards & Committee Members are permitted in the main arena
  • No competitors are allowed to enter an event without a completed entry ticket. In the case of pairs or team events only 1 ticket is required
  • Prize money will only be paid at the Secretary’s Office after 10am
  • NO PRIZE MONEY WILL BE POSTED
Ring Entry Form
Animal Handling Waiver (Individual & Bulk/Schools)
SKIP TO SECTIONS

RING 1 – Led Classes

  • Riding Ponies
  • Welsh Ponies
  • Australian Stud Book Ponies
  • Saddle Ponies
  • Pony and Other Breed under 14 Hands

RING 1 – Ridden Classes

  • Pony Hacks
  • Hunter Pony Hacks
  • Junior Rider Classes
  • Senior Rider Classes

RING 2 – Led Classes

  • Thoroughbreds
  • Quater Horses
  • Palminos
  • ANSA
  • Arabian – Arab Derivative
  • Horse any Other Breed

RING 2 – Ridden Classes

  • Galloway Hacks
  • Show Hunter Galloway
  • Hacks
  • ANSA
  • Arabian – Arab Derivative
  • Show Hunter Hacks
  • All competitors must pay admittance to the ground.
  • Show Hunter Hacks can only compete in Hunter Classes and not the Open Hack classes.
  • Breed Classes: Must be registered with the relevant society and exhibitor must be a current financial member – proof may be required to be produced.
  • Pleasure Exhibits to be ridden in snaffle bit, cavesson noseband. No whips or spurs permitted
  • Stallions and Colts (in stallion classes) must be bitted and double tied. Handlers and Riders must be over 17 years of age.
  • Stallions cannot compete with geldings or mares in hack or riding classes.
    All entries are accepted at the competitors own risk.
    Horses competing in Pony and Galloway events must be classified.
  • Competitors in ring events must have horses in the assembly yard no later than 15 minutes prior to the commencement of the roll call, which will take place 5 minutes before the commencement of the event.
    1. Ring events shall be in the hands of the stewards, if in their opinion the ground condition is such as to make it inadvisable to conduct any or all of the events because of the danger to competitors, they shall convene a meeting comprising the President and Stewards, and a majority decision of the Sub-Committee shall be final.
    2. Entry fees paid by competitors of events subsequently cancelled shall be refunded but the Committee accepts no responsibility to indemnify competitors in any way for events cancelled under such circumstances.
    3. The Steward in charge of each Judging Ring has the authority, with the concurrence of the Chief Ring Steward, to exclude any competitor from any or all events in the Show without explanation.
    4. The Committee will endeavour to run the Show on time, in the event of 2 rings clashing, competitors must decide in which event he/she wishes to compete.
    5. The Committee has the right to alter or delete any event on the program they deem necessary.
    6. In all registered classes, registration papers must be available for inspection by the Stewards if required.
  • Protests must be submitted to the Chief Ring Steward within half (1/2) hour of the completion of the class – a $20.00 fee will apply.
  • Jumping Competitors please note – No prize money will be paid until winner’s grading card has been presented to the Jumping Stewards.
  • All Dogs bought onto the Showground must be on a short leash at all times, unless competing, and at all times will be the responsibility of the owner.
  • Dress Regulation: All exhibitors/competitors should be suitably attired.
  • Measuring: Competitors producing official EFA Measuring Certificates along with registration papers will be accepted without re-measuring:
  • Indemnity and Waiver Forms: These must be completed when making entries. Members of the Equestrian Federation of Australia, Australian Driving Society and the Show Horse Council of Australasia Inc. do not have to sign Indemnity Forms, providing they can produce proof of current membership.
  • All exhibitors intending to bring electrical equipment onto the Showground will be required to ensure that such equipment is fitted with residual current protection and that all electrical leads, tools and appliances have been inspected by a licensed contractor and are currently tagged.
  • ANY PERSON CONSIDERED BEING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL AND/OR DRUGS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO COMPETE IN ANY EVENT.

“DRUG TESTING MAY BE CARRIED OUT AT THIS SHOW.”

• Stallions should wear official “discs” at all times whilst at the venue.
These discs are to be worn on both sides of head collars and bridles or on same part of the horse
on both sides to identify to others that the horse is a stallion.

• No stallion is to be moved around a venue without displaying the stallion discs and a suitable
restraint. The restraint can be a bridle, a rearing bit or a chain lead rein over the nose or under
the jaw.
• Where possible all stallions are to be stabled. If suitable stabling is not available stallions
need to wear a collar, which is securely tied to the outside of a truck or trailer. Stallions tied
to the outside of truck or trailer MUST be supervised at all times.

• Stallions may be substituted in prize-giving ceremonies with another horse should the rider deem
it to be safer.

• It is recommended that riders and handlers of stallions at shows be over the age of 17 years;
however, it is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to understand the full code of conduct for
stallions at events. With the exception of rule 1.1.8 in the show Horse Rules and Guidelines,
stallions are not permitted in show Horse classes at EA State of Championship events. All
riders/handlers under the age of 17 years must be supervised by an adult/parent/guardian whilst at
the event.

• It is the stallion owner’s/rider’s responsibility to ensure that all possible safety precautions
are taken.

• Floats/trucks that transport stallions should display the official magnet giving notice that
there is a stallion on board.

LED CLASSES

RING 1 – 8.00am Start

RIDING PONIES
Section
101Mare or Filly
102Gelding
103Stallion or Colt

CHAMPION and RESERVE CHAMPION RIDING PONY

AUSTRALIAN STUD BOOK PONY PONIES
Section
107Mare or Filly
108Gelding
109Stallion or Colt

CHAMPION and RESERVE CHAMPION AUSTRALIAN STUD BOOK PONY

PONY any OTHER BREED UNDER 14 HANDS
Section
113Mare or Filly
114Gelding
115Stallion or Colt

CHAMPION and RESERVE any OTHER BREED

WELSH PONIES
Section
104Mare or Filly
105Gelding
106Stallion or Colt

CHAMPION and RESERVE CHAMPION RIDING WELSH PONY

SADDLE PONIES
Section
110Mare or Filly
111Gelding
112Stallion or Colt

CHAMPION and RESERVE CHAMPION SADDLE PONY

 SUPREME LED EXHIBIT OF THE SHOW – GARLAND

(Judged at the completion of Led Classes in all rings)

RIDDEN CLASSES

RING 1
PONY HACKS
Section
116Maiden Pony Hack
117Novice Pony Hack – not exceeding 12 hands
118Novice Pony Hack – over 12 hands not exceeding 13 hands
119Novice Pony Hack – over 13 hands not exceeding 14 hands
120Open Pony Hack – not exceeding 12 hands
121Open Pony Hack – over 12 hands not exceeding 13 hands
122Open Pony Hack – over 13 hands not exceeding 14 hands
123Pleasure Pony – open to all breeds Inc. Hunter ponies under 14hh

CHAMPION and RESERVE CHAMPION PONY HACK

JUNIOR RIDER CLASSES
Section
130Lead Line Boy or Girl under 6 years
131Boy or Girl Rider 6 years & under 8 years
132Boy or Girl Rider 8 years & under 10 years
133Boy or Girl Rider 10 years & under 12 years
134Boy or Girl Rider 12 years & under 14 years
135Boy or Girl Rider 14 years & under 17 years

CHAMPION and RESERVE CHAMPION JUNIOR RIDER

HUNTER PONY HACKS
Section
124Maiden Hunter Pony Hack
125Novice Hunter Pony Hack – not exceeding 12 hands
126Novice Hunter Pony Hack – over 12 hands not exceeding 14 hands
127Open Hunter Pony Hack – not exceeding 12 hands
128Open Pony Hack – over 12 hands not exceeding 13 hands
129Open Pony Hack – over 13 hands not exceeding 14 hands

CHAMPION and RESERVE CHAMPION SHOW HUNTER PONY

SENIOR RIDER CLASSES
Section
136Lady or Gentleman Rider 17 to 21 years
137Lady or Gentleman Rider over 21 years

CHAMPION and RESERVE CHAMPION SENIOR RIDER

SUPREME RIDER – TROPHY

LED CLASSES

RING 2 – 8.00am Start

THOROUGHBREDS
Section
201Mare or Filly
202Gelding
203Stallion or Colt

CHAMPION and RESERVE CHAMPION THOROUGHBRED

PALOMINOS
Section
207Mare or Filly
208Gelding
209Stallion or Colt

CHAMPION and RESERVE CHAMPION PALOMINO

ARABIAN – ARAB DERIVATIVE
Section
213Mare or Filly
214Gelding
215Stallion or Colt

CHAMPION and RESERVE CHAMPION ARABIAN – ARAB DERIVATIVE

QUARTER HORSES
Section
204Mare or Filly
205Gelding
206Stallion or Colt

CHAMPION and RESERVE CHAMPION QUARTER HORSE

ANSA
Section
210Mare or Filly
211Gelding
212Stallion or Colt

CHAMPION and RESERVE CHAMPION ANSA

HORSE any OTHER BREED
Section
216Mare or Filly
217Gelding
218Stallion or Colt

CHAMPION and RESERVE CHAMPION ANY OTHER BREED

 SUPREME LED EXHIBIT OF THE SHOW – GARLAND

(Judged at the completion of Led Classes in all rings)

RIDDEN CLASSES

RING 2

GALLOWAY HACKS
Section
219Maiden Galloway Hack
220Novice Galloway Hack – not exceeding 14.2 hands
221Novice Galloway Hack – over 14.2 hands not exceeding 15 hands
222Open Galloway Hack – not exceeding 14.2 hands
223Open Galloway Hack – over 14.2 hands not exceeding 15 hands
224Ladies Galloway
225Gentlemen’s Galloway
226Pleasure Galloway open to all breeds inc Hunter Galloways 14-15hh (Note Rules)

CHAMPION and RESERVE CHAMPION GALLOWAY HACK

HACKS
Section
232Maiden Hack
233Novice Hack – not exceeding 16 hands
234Novice Hack – over 16 hands
235Open Hack – not exceeding 15.2 hands
236Open Hack – over 15.2 hands not exceeding 16 hands
237Open Hack – over 16 hands
238Ladies Hack
239Gentlemen’s Hack
240Pleasure Hack open to all breeds inc Hunters over 15hh ( Note Rule)

CHAMPION and RESERVE CHAMPION HACK

ARABIAN – ARAB DERIVATIVE
Section
245Mare not exceeding 15 hands
246Mare over 15 hands
247Gelding not exceeding 15 hands
248Gelding over 15 hands

CHAMPION and RESERVE CHAMPION ARABIAN – ARAB DERIVATIVE

SHOW HUNTER GALLOWAY
Section
227Maiden Show Hunter Galloway
228Novice Show Hunter Galloway – not exceeding 14.2 hands
229Novice Show Hunter Galloway – over 14.2 hands not exceeding 15 hands
230Open Show Hunter Galloway – not exceeding 14.2 hands
231Open Show Hunter Galloway – over 14.2 hands not exceeding 15 hands

CHAMPION and RESERVE CHAMPION SHOW HUNTER GALLOWAY

ANSA
Section
241Mare not exceeding 15 hands
242Mare over 15 hands
243Gelding not exceeding 15 hands
244Gelding over 15 hands

CHAMPION and RESERVE CHAMPION SENIOR RIDER

SHOW HUNTER HACKS
Section
249Maiden Show Hunter Hack
250Novice Show Hunter Hack – not exceeding 15.2 hands
251Novice Show Hunter Hack – over 15.2 hands
252Open Show Hunter Hack – over 15 hands not exceeding 15.2 hands
253Open Show Hunter Hack – over 15.2 hands not exceeding 16 hands
254Open Show Hunter Hack – over 16 hands

CHAMPION and RESERVE CHAMPION SHOW HUNTER HACK