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Posted by Corinne Wilson on 26/08/2019.

Pony Height Certificates – Dressage Festival 2019


Measuring Day – Sunday 29 September 2019 at Werribee Park National Equestrian Centre

Consistent with National Dressage Rule (e) all entrants in the Pony Dressage classes at the 2019 Equestrian Victoria Dressage Festival (12-15 December at Boneo Park) will be required to submit a current pony height certificate at time of entry.

Online entries will open on 1 October 2019 and will include compulsory functionality for the upload of Pony Height Measurement Certificates.

In the event entrants do not have a current Pony Height Certificate, Equestrian Victoria has arranged a Measuring Day (open to all) to be held from 8am to 10am on Sunday 29 September 2019 at Werribee Park National Equestrian Centre (WPNEC).

Matthew Brown
CEO - Equestrian Victoria
Email: [email protected]

RULE REFERENCE: Heights of horses and ponies In regards to the heights for horses and ponies:

a) horses must exceed 149cm with shoes or 148cm without shoes
b) ponies must not exceed 149cm with shoes or 148cm without shoes
c) the height of the pony is to be included on entry forms
d) it is recommended that ponies carry a current EA height certificate to verify height, especially for taller ponies
e) a pony is to comply with the National Measuring Rules within 12 months of competing in Official Events – and MUST be measured before entering a separated Pony Official competition, including State and Australian Championship

Where a protest is lodged against the height of a pony in accordance with EA measuring rules the pony must be re-measured within 30 days of the protest.

f) the SDA will determine if a transfer from horse to pony status or from pony to horse status is required and advise the EA State Branch accordingly
g) all current grading points will transfer with a change in status
h) a new Dressage Card/Performance Licence will be issued
i) only current measurement certificates approved by the EA, will be accepted Please Note: Current EA Measuring Rules apply

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