Section 3 - Light Harness Schedule
TUESDAY, 5 JUNE 2018.
LATE NOMINATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
NOMINATION FEE: $15 PER CLASS
ACCEPTANCE FEES: NON RASV MEMBERS $47, RASV MEMBERS $32 (UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED) PER CLASS.
Online Entries Only.
Stallions are eligible to enter turnout classes.
Performances for each Exhibit nominated must be shown on the Nomination of Entry. Refer to performance Guidelines.
Where height is stipulated Exhibits must be measured. Exhibits over or under the specified measurement may be transferred to its correct class.
For vehicles using two or more horses, please nominate the class once only and enter the horses’ names in the appropriate section of the Nomination.
Handlers are optional for all classes. Handlers must be suitably attired and relevant to the Exhibit's presentation.
In this section the type of harness used is optional.
Notwithstanding any regulation to the contrary, an Exhibit may be entered in ordinary classes in the harness section and an ordinary class in the saddle section.
An Exhibit cannot be entered in a special class unless it has been entered in an ordinary class.
A Buggy is a four-wheeled, hard tyred horse drawn vehicle, designed primarily for the carriage of people. It has one or two seats with seating for one, two or four people, all facing forward. It has a flat or curved tray floor with a full or partly boxed sides and a dash board. It may have a hood. The floor is not undercut to accommodate the turning of the forecarriage and front wheels. It can be pulled by one or two horses.
A Sulky or Jinker is a two-wheeled, hard tyred vehicle, to seat one or two people. It has two elliptic or semi-elliptic springs parallel to the shafts. The springs are attached to the shafts and axle, it may have a third spring attached to the parallel springs and to a span-iron. The vehicle, except the wheels and axle, is wholly supported by the springs and horse. For use with a single horse and also with a tandem.
A Show Vehicle or Viceroy is a four-wheeled vehicle with pneumatic tyres, seating one person.
A Sulky suitable for a Turnout class is a two-wheeled hard tyred vehicle to seat one or two people. It shall have semi elliptic springs parallel to the shafts and connected to the axle, for use with a single horse and also for tandem.
Delivery type horses and delivery or commercial vehicles must not be used in light harness classes.
Hackney or Partbred Hackneys may only enter classes specified for Hackney or Partbred Hackney Exhibits, where not specified only non - Hackney Exhibits may enter.
Horses entered in non-Hackney classes not to carry any Hackney breeding or show any Hackney characteristics. To be judged on their natural ability and no aids to be used i.e tail sets, rings, top rein and/or head checks.
Top reins and/or head checks are not permitted for Shetland classes.
Buggy, Jinker and Period Turnout classes are open to light, Hackney or Partbred Hackney type Exhibits unless otherwise stated.