Friday classes commence at 1pm and will be held in 2 rings
Saturday and Sunday classes commence at 8am and all classes will be held in ring 1 (car park ring) and will be marshalled from ring 2 (bush side ring)
Gates will open at 10am on Friday and 6am on Saturday and Sunday
Ground Set-up: Click here to download the map
Please park appropriately – Floats only on the fence line, no trucks or goosenecks to park along the fence line
The canteen will be open on all days
Measuring will be available on each day of the show:
Friday 11am to 12.30pm
Saturday 7am to 10am
Sunday 7am to 10am
On Sunday at the completion of the show competitors and spectators are invited to meet the judges and enjoy some light refreshments
Final Schedule of Events click here
Set workouts for the Lead Rein, Rider, Child’s and Foundation classes only, these should take no more than 2 minutes. Please note there are different Rider workouts depending on the class.
Lead Rein click here
Rider Under 12 yrs click here
Rider 12 & U/15 yrs and 15 & U/17 yrs click here
Senior Riders click here
Childs Show Horse classes click here
Childs Show Hunter classes click here
Foundation Show Horse classes click here
Foundation Hunter classes click here
Open and Hunter HOY classes are a free workout.
All free workouts MUST be no more than two (2) minutes duration and MUST NOT include a halt. A bell will be rung to denote that 20 seconds of the allowed time remains.
Hunter classes free workout to include walk, trot, canter both reins, and in-hand gallop but No Halt.
Open classes free workout to include walk, trot, canter both reins, lengthen trot and lengthen canter but No Halt.
The cooperation of all competitors to be ready to enter your class as called and keep within the allocated time of 2 minutes per workout is essential to enable us to get through the program.
All competitors / riders must be familiar with the competition rules, which are to be strictly adhered to.
We wish all competitors a safe and enjoyable show and the best of luck to everyone.
Entries for HOY are now closed.
Any entries received after closing will not be accepted and will be returned.
Receipt of entries will be acknowledged via email if you included an email address on your entry form.
Incomplete entries will also be acknowledged regarding any outstanding requirements and you will be advised if the handling fee of $20 applies. This fee must be paid prior to competition otherwise you will be ineligible to start.
Judges – due to unforeseen circumstances we have had to change one of the judges. The 2013 HOY judges are Heidi Pickstock (Vic), Raymond Butler (Vic), Graham Colvin (NSW).
Ring Master – the 2013 HOY will be run under the management of Ring Master Leonie Roberts from NSW.
Measuring Certificates – if you are having your horse measured at the Perth Royal please email a copy of the updated certificate to firstname.lastname@example.org immediately after the Royal.
Measuring at the HOY will be available, however we are aware that the measuring bay at Gosnells will be moved as part of the upgrade to facilities at the Orange Grove grounds but as far as we know the bay will be in place for HOY. If we are advised of any change competitors will be notified and alternative arrangements made. Measuring times will be posted on the website as we have confirmation of measurer’s availability.
Workouts are set for the Rider, Child’s, Foundation and Lead Rein classes and will be posted on the website approx 2 weeks prior to the show.
Open Hack and Open Hunter classes are a free workout and must be no more than two (2) minutes duration. Do not include a halt. A bell will ring to denote that 20 seconds of the allowed time remains.
Open Hunter classes to include walk, trot, canter both reins, in-hand gallop - No Halt.
Open Hack classes to include walk, trot, canter both reins, lengthen trot, lengthen canter - No Halt.
All competitors/riders must be familiar with the SHC of Australasia Competition Rules and the 2013 HOY Rules, which are to be strictly adhered to.
Date: 25 – 27 October 2013
Venue: Gosnells Riding & Pony Club
Closing Date: 5pm 20 September 2013
HOY Program of Events and Schedule click here
HOY Rules click here
HOY Entry Form click here
Show Hack and Show Hunter Classes - qualifying requirements:
- Three (3) attendances at SHC WA Affiliated events, ie a show run by a SHCWA affiliate club (this rule was introduced following a meeting with Clubs in February 2013);
- Attendances at an Agricultural Show between close of entries for 2012 SHC HOY and 15 February 2013 will be accepted.
Once a horse has competed as either a saddle horse (show hack) or as show hunter at its first SHC competition in a calendar year it must remain as a saddle horse (show hack) or show hunter at SHC competitions for that calendar year.
Entries by Minors
Where a horse is registered and entered in the name of a minor (under 18 years), the Entry Form MUST be signed by the parent/legal guardian; and that parent/legal guardian MUST be a financial member of the SHC of WA. Inc.
Childs Classes – no qualifying requirements
Childs Ridden Shetland rider must be under 14 years. All other Childs Classes rider must be under 17 years.
Foundation Classes Eligibility Criteria – a Foundation Hack/Hunter is one that has not been placed 1st, Champion or Reserve in an Open Ridden Hack / Hunter class at any Royal Show or has never been the winner or runner-up at the Grand Nationals, or the winner or runner-up at any State HOY title (including EA HOY) or has never been the winner or runner-up of any Grand National Qualifier (including Gosnells Masters and SHC Classic) as at the date of competition.
Rider Class Under Twelve Years
The mount of a Rider under nine years shall be restricted to not exceed a height of 14.0hh. The mount of a Rider nine years and under twelve years shall be restricted to not exceed a height of 14.2hh.
Lead Rein Pony Class – no qualifying requirements
Pony to be 12hh and under; Rider to be 3 years and under 8 years as at the date of competition; and Handler to be 18 years or over as at the date of competition.
The Sam Callander Memorial Trophy to be awarded to a New Season Large Pony.
The Vynka Hohnen Memorial Trophy to be awarded to a New Season Hack over 15hh.
The David Button Memorial Trophy to be awarded to a New Season Galloway over 14hh and not exceeding 15hh.
All Special Awards to be judged by all 3 judges.
“New Season” means a horse / pony that has not been shown under saddle, (racing excepted), as at or prior to the 2012 SHC HOY, ie prior to 17 September 2012. Competitors to mark the entry form to indicate eligibility.
Domiciliary rule for horses – All horses entered in ALL CLASSES must be registered with the SHC National Saddle Horse Register prior to the closing date of entries and prior to the gaining of the necessary qualification attendances AND shall be resident in Western Australia for a period of not less than three (3) calendar months immediately prior to the commencement date of the Show.