Some specific Rules are required to apply to all State HOTY Events including (but not limited to):
Please Note the following re members resident in border regions:
. *Members residing within 100km of the border would be able to remain a member of the current affiliate club and with provision of a Stat. Dec. be able to
compete at the adjoining state’s “Horse Of The Year Show”. Proof of distance to be provided annually.
The States will need to monitor those HOTY Entries that are acceptable under this Rule to ensure compliance”.
Note: Entries not meeting the criteria will be considered ineligible.
Residency Rules Applying to Horses and Riders/Handlers & Responsible Officers for State HOTY Events effective from 1 January 2022 - approved by Council 23/11/2021
All horses shall be currently registered with the Show Horse Council of Australasia Inc. NATIONAL SADDLE HORSE REGISTER and shall have resided in that State for a period of not less than three (3) calendar months prior to closing date of Entries. As at the closing date of entries all Riders, Handlers and Responsible Officers shall have resided in the State for a period of not less than three (3) calendar months and be financial members of an Affiliate/Constituent Affiliate of the Show Horse Council of Australasia Inc.
1. A horse can only compete at one States Show Horse Council of Australasia Inc Affiliated Horse of the Year Event in a calendar year; and
2. A rider or handler can only compete at one States Show Horse Council of Australasia Inc Affiliated Horse of the Year Event in a calendar year.
Members are well catered for with many other GN Qualifiers for which these particular rules are not applicable.