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Club Rules

  • The organisers accept no responsibility for injury/damage to people, property, or animals whatsoever or however caused.

  • Hard hats, to current safety standards, must be worn when mounted. Checks may be carried out at shows.

  • Body protectors are compulsory for XC and strongly advised for SJ.  Body Protectors will become compulsory for Show Jumping for children 12 years and under from 2017

  • The committee reserves the right to refuse admission, eliminate or ask to leave, anyone behaving in an unsportsman-like manner, including offensive language and excessive use of the whip which will not be tolerated. This rule will be strictly enforced.

  • No entry fee refunded without a doctor’s/vet’s certificate.

  • At the judge’s discretion, classes may be amalgamated/divided.

  • Any complaints must be handed to the secretary, in writing and within 10 minutes of the class finishing, accompanied by a fee of £10, which will be refunded if the organisers decide the complaint is justified.

  • The decision of the judge is final

  • No Horse/Pony under 4 years to compete in a ridden class

  • It is not permitted to have a Dressage test read aloud in a O.D.E.

  • Correct dress must be worn in Dressage ie; Gloves & Jacket etc

  • Whips are not permitted in a O.D.E Dressage test

  • Children under 16yrs are not permitted to wear spurs unless a letter from their DC or an affiliated governing body is produced

  • Stop watches are not permitted to be used in XC/Hunter trials

  • All Trophies/Shields are the responsibility of the holder, and must be returned one month prior to the following years show date to: Mrs M Thomas, Huntsland Cottage, Church Hill, Pinhoe, Exeter, EX4 9JJ.

  • All entries must be accompanied with full fees. Cheques made payable to “Exe Equestrian Club”, with name & address on the back please

  • All points gained go towards annual Junior and Senior points trophies. To qualify for points, you must be a paid up member of the club on the date of competition

  • Horses/ponies may compete in a maximum of two classes at a Hunter Trial

  • All dogs must be kept on a lead

  • Riding without a bit will not be allowed without obtaining permission from the judge.  Riders will be required to demonstrate that the pony/horse is fully under control for permission to be granted.  If there is more than one rider, riding the same pony/horse, then each rider must demonstrate that they can fully control the pony/horse.

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