Another successful NSW Country Show Horse Championships.
Judges for this event were, Kim Durante, Samantha Kennedy, James Athanasoff and Karen Townsend.
Attracting competitors from Queensland, NSW and Victoria aiming to qualify for Grand National at the second last qualifier of the season, resulted in excellent entries for their hard working committee.
ACT AND SOUTHERN SHOW HORSE ASSOCIATION INC.
GRAND NATIONAL QUALIFIER - SEPTEMBER
The committee of ACT and Southern Highlands organised another very successful qualifying event in Canberra for the SHCA Grand National.
Classes highly contested and judges and committee ran a great event.
Special mention of the massive fund raising effort by the committee and all those who generously donated monies at their auction for Drought Relief.
SHCV JUNIOR SHOWCASE
The Junior Showcase, run by the Show Horse Council of Victoria was conducted last weekend at Tatura in country Victoria.
The event was very well attended by Competitors and Judges for the weekend were:
Bridget Sell, Stephanie Jennison, Belinda Scanlon and Penny Greenhill.
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SA CHAMPION of CHAMPIONS SHOW
The SA SHC Competitors Association recently conducted a very successful show in South Australia. Competitors enjoyed a great atmosphere throughout the weekend. The committee had the pleasure to host Alan Willett, Sandra Giles, Bronwyn Noonan and Linda Makejev who officiated at the event.
Fantastic sponsors ensured competitors received wonderful prizes. Well done to the committee who worked tirelessly in order for their members to enjoy another wonderful weekend of showing.
Beautiful garlands were produced by Lauren Stone and together with rugs as prizes, the winners were well rewarded.
Show Horse Council of South Australia - Horse of the Year, was conducted at Mt Pleasant Showgrounds, outside of Adelaide. Well done to the Committee on a great event. Competitors produced many beautiful horses for the judges over the event and some quality horses qualified for the 2019 Grand National Show Horse Championships.
SHCA Social Media Policy Summary
For equestrian sports and SHCA members, social media is an important tool in celebrating success, distributing
information, promoting events, advertising and marketing, social activities, having a voice, brand awareness and so on. Whilst the use of social media has become integral to the way in which we communicate and share
information and ideas, along with it comes responsibility.
The updated SHCA Social Media Policy has been implemented to inform the extended Show Horse Council of Australasia community about using social media in a way that people feel enabled to participate, while being mindful of their responsibilities and obligations. The policy assists in establishing a culture of openness, trust and integrity in all online activities relating to the Show Horse Council of Australasia.
In summary, the SHCA Social Media Policy
• Identifies all persons to whom this policy applies
• Confirms that it applies if you are posting content on social media in relation to the SHCA or an Affiliate or
a Constituent Affiliate that might affect their business, products, services, events, sponsors, members or
• Provides comprehensive guidelines in the use of social media
• Details potential breaches of the policy
• Outlines the reporting process of potential breaches of the policy and the investigation process. Please
note - where it is considered necessary, the SHCA may report a breach of the policy to police
• Explains the disciplinary process and consequences of breaching this policy. The consequences of
breaching this Policy may include formal written counselling, a written warning, suspension/cancellation
of membership and/or a fine
• For a person or business engaged to provide goods or services to the SHCA, a breach of this policy may
include the immediate cessation of any agreement
The SHCA would like to recognise www.playbytherules.net.au as a major resource in developing this policy. Play by the Rules is a unique collaboration between the Australian Sports Commission, Australian Human Rights Commission, all state and territory departments of sport and recreation, all state and territory anti-discrimination and human rights agencies, the Office of the Children's Guardian (NSW), the Australian New Zealand Sports Law
Association (ANZSLA) and the Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW. These partners promote Play by the Rules through their networks, along with their own child safety, anti-discrimination and inclusion programs.
Show Horse Council Victoria, Southern Stars
SHCV conducted at Whittlesea Showgrounds last Sunday, their annual Southern Stars. The successful event saw good entries for this qualifier, with a number of new horses stepping out. The committee, judges, sponsors and competitors all made this popular one day show a success in 2018. SHCV has their Extravaganza weekend fast approaching on the 24-25 November.
This will be the final qualifier for the 2019 Grand National, in Victoria.
Wade Equine Coaches NSW Horse of the Year 2018
Thank you to all the wonderful SPONSORS, who helped make this another very successful event.
Photos from NSW HOTY
The SHCA congratulates the 2018 NSW Horse of the Year Winners and thanks all the competitors for their efforts.
Thank you to all our Judges, volunteers and staff , who did a wonderful job at the event, despite the cold windy weather and much needed rain.
Images courtesy of Lorelle Mercer & LMG Photography
Priority payment fee currently applies to all new horse registrations the week of events closing.
You must be a current financial member of your affiliated club to enter.
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Queensland Horse of the Year Show
on the 7-9 October the Qld SHC Committee ran another very successful event at QSEC at Caboolture.
Judges were Libby Greshner Vic, Heidi Pickstock Vic; Joanne Maunder NSW and James Athanasoff NSW. Well done to Sean Aylett and the Team on a very successful HOTY.
Thank you to all the sponsors, judges, volunteers and competitors.
New South Wales Horse of the Year
was conducted by the SHCA on 6-8 October at Hawkesbury Showgrounds, Clarendon NSW.
Judges for the event were Suzy Stewart and Warren Coyle from Victoria together with South Australians Charlie Hunt and Catherine Gale.
Trying weather conditions did not deter competitors and volunteers alike and a successful show eventuated. Thank you to our amazing sponsors who again made the event possible.