MEASURING                                                                                                                              


The Show Horse Council of SA Inc regularly holds measuring days which are run in accordance with the Show Horse Council of  Australasia Inc measuring scheme and associated rules.

All horses registered with the National Saddle Horse Register need to hold a current SHC official height certificate.

It is the competitors responsibility to get their horse measured within 6 months of starting competition.

Measuring days are run at several times during the year in both metropolitan and regional areas


BENEFITS OF MEASURING:

  • Reduced measuring costs with SHC Membership
  • Allows access to Grand National Qualifying shows (along with NSH Registration)
  • Measuring days are run in Metropolitan and Regional Areas
  • Part of a professional, best practice on Measuring standards and Rules within SHC (more information on SHC of Australasia website)
  • Ability to apply for Annual or Provisional Height Certificates for competition purposes
  • Be part of a National Measuring Database that SHC of Australasia is maintaining Australia wide (in process)


A NEW MEASURING CARD SYSTEM IS NOW IN PLACE FROM THE 1ST JANUARY 2016 - YOU'LL BE CHANGING OVER TO THIS CARD SYSTEM IF YOU HAVENT ALREADY


Height Certificate Costs:

•   Annual / Provisional Height Certificate for SHC Affiliate Members $15.00 INC. GST

•   Annual / Provisional Height Certificate for Non SHC Affiliate Members $25.00 INC. GST


REMEASURE FEE: $500 INC. GST (non refundable)

DEFAULT PAYMENT: $500 INC. GST for any non-appearance at Remeasure


ANNUAL HEIGHT CERTIFICATE

The Annual Height Certificate is valid for 12 months from the date of issue. A horse may be re-measured for an Annual Certificate a minimum of nine months after the date of the previous measurement certificate. A Horse must be at least 5 yrs of age to be issued with an Annual Height Certificate.


PROVISIONAL HEIGHT CERTIFICATE

Provisional Height Certificates are for horses under 5 yrs of age and are only valid for 6 months. Horses can be remeasured after a minimum of four months from the date of the previous measurement certificate.


LIFE HEIGHT CERTIFICATE

Life Height certificates can NO LONGER be issued to horses. Horses that still hold current life certificates will remain current unless that horse measures out of their nominated height section.


When attending a measuring day please remember the following:

 •   Original Horse Registration Papers (NSH Registration Papers)

•   A Completely filled out Measuring Application form with the right money

•   The horse is to be presented in a bridle (with a bit in its mouth)

•   Handler of the horse to be over 18yrs and to be wearing closed toe shoes

 

* PLEASE NOTE *

Measuring rules are available on the SHC of Australasia Website - www.showhorsecouncilaust.com.au


 

UPCOMING MEASURING DATES:


Thursday 11th October 2018

SHC & ESA Official Measuring Day at ESA HOTY

Wayville Show Grounds 

10.00am till 1.00pm

Measurer: Denise Fenwick

Please ensure that your Measuring application form is filled out correctly, registration papers on hand and payment ready.


Thursday 18th October 2018

SHC Official Measuring Day at Hygain HOTY

Mt Pleasant Show Grounds, Melrose St, Mt Pleasant, SA

12.00 midday - 5.00pm

Measurers: Denise Fenwick & Mel Kittel

Please ensure that your Measuring application form is filled out correctly, registration papers on hand and payment ready.


Friday 19th October 2018

SHC Official Measuring Day at Hygain HOTY

Mt Pleasant Show Grounds, Melrose St, Mt Pleasant, SA

6.30am - 7,30am

Measurers: Melanie Kittel

Please ensure that your Measuring application form is filled out correctly, registration papers on hand and payment ready.


Sunday 21st October 2018

SHC Official Measuring Day at Hygain HOTY

Mt Pleasant Show Grounds, Melrose St, Mt Pleasant, SA

6.30am - 7.30am

Measurers: Denise Fenwick

Please ensure that your Measuring application form is filled out correctly, registration papers on hand and payment ready.


Sunday 13th January 2019

SHC Official Measuring Day 

Mt Pleasant Show Grounds, Melrose St, Mt Pleasant, SA

Times to be confirmed

Measurers: Denise Fenwick

Please ensure that your Measuring application form is filled out correctly, registration papers on hand and payment ready.


Saturday & Sunday 2nd & 3rd March 2019 

SHC Official Measuring Day at Rising Star - Open GN Qualifier

Mt Pleasant Show Grounds, Melrose St, Mt Pleasant, SA

Times to be confirmed

Measurers: Denise Fenwick

Please ensure that your Measuring application form is filled out correctly, registration papers on hand and payment ready.




MORE MEASURING OPPORTUNITIES WILL BE LISTED AS THEY ARE CONFIRMED



 FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT MEASURING OPPORTUNITIES 

Please contact HIA Competitors Association or ESA for more information about their planned measuring days.


Greg Trembath (HIA Competitors Association)                  Phone: 0414 550 777

Alyson Emery (Equestrian SA)                                           Phone: 0419 881 477


For all SHC SA Measuring enquiries please contact:

Denise Fenwick (Official SHC Measurer) on 0430 090 251 or email: werold@aol.com  


SHC of Australasia Inc. Chief Measurer

Helen Kirton             Phone: (02) 4657 1131           Mobile: 0407 002 450                 Email: hkirton@bigpond.net.au

 

MEASURE APPLICATION FORM