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Light Horse Section - Regulations 2016

2016 Light Horse Section - Regulations
 
Attention is drawn to the Show Health & Safety policy on display at Secretaries' tents.
 
All owners are reminded of the requirements of the Horse Identification (Scotland) Regulations 2009.


All riders must wear protective head gear which confirms to standard
·    PAS 015 (1998 or 2011) - must have BSI Kitemark,
·    ASTM F1163 (2004a or 04a onwards) - must have SEI mark,
·    SNELL E2001 - must have official SNELL label and number
·    VG1 01.040 (2014-12) –must have BSI Kitemark,
·    AS/NZS 3838 (2006 on) - and must have SAI Global mark).  
Such head gear must be worn with the chin strap properly adjusted and fastened when mounted anywhere in the showfield area. Back protectors are recommended especially for children. For further information on hat standards, please refer to the BHS 2016 guidelines which can be found at www.bhsscotland.org.uk/uploads/5/4/5/3/5453271/faq_riding_hat_standards_2016.pdf    

Exhibits are at owner's risk. The Society will not be responsible for loss or damage by accident or otherwise in the show ground or approaches thereto.
Exhibitors' equipment and effects are at owner's risk.
All vehicles must be parked as directed by Stewards.
Doctoring, blistering or tampering of stock strictly prohibited.

No person shall ill-treat a horse/pony at the show whether inside or outside the arena or misuse whip or spurs. All horses/ponies must be sound and in a satisfactory condition. The class judge and a member of the Light Horse Section will decide whether the show vet should be consulted. The vet's opinion will be final.

All animals must be kept under proper control. If in the opinion of any show official, any animal is deemed to be a danger to other competitors or the public, the owner will be asked to remove it from the showfield and must do so immediately.
All ridden horses and ponies must be 4 years old or over.
No foals permitted under three weeks of age.

Directors reserve the right to cancel, amalgamate or split classes.
Prize money will be paid not later than 30th June, after which unless claimed before, it will be forfeited. Directors reserve the right to allocate donations in kind instead of cash or vice versa.
Any protests must be lodged with Light Horse Secretary on the day of Show along with £10 deposit, to be followed by written confirmation of protest within one week. Deposit will be forfeited if protest is dismissed.


The Judge's decision is Final in all classes.