CLUB RULES
DHHS CLUB RULES 

  • THE JUDGE’S DECISION IS FINAL.
  • LEGAL LIABILITY - Neither the Organisers, nor any person acting on their behalf accept any liability for any loss, damage, accident, injury or illness to horses, riders, spectators or any other persons or property whatsoever.
  • HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELFARE - The Organiser of this Event has taken reasonable precautions to ensure the health and safety of everyone present. For these measures to be effective, everyone must take all reasonable precautions to avoid and prevent accidents occurring and must obey the written or verbal instructions of the Organiser and all the Officials and Stewards, who will also not be liable for any claim in respect of damage, loss, injury or accident to any person, horse or property howsoever caused. It shall be deemed a condition of entry that each entrant has read and under-stood these terms and conditions and shall indemnify DHHS or any person acting on their behalf against any legal action arising from such an incident
  • CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 16 YEARS - must be supervised by a responsible adult at all times.
  • DRESS - Competitors must at all times wear correct riding clothes complete with jacket (BSJA rule 101.1) whenever they enter the arena. Long hair should be tidy and secured appropriately above the collar. Jewellery worn anywhere on the body can increase the risk of injury and competitors are strongly recommended to remove all jewellery.
  • HATS - All riders and junior handlers must wear protective headgear which includes a retaining harness secured to the shell at more than two points. Such headgear must be worn with the chinstrap properly adjusted and fastened while mounted (BSJA rule 267). It is mandatory for all hats to comply with the permitted hat standards as updated 3rd Jan 2017 PAS 015 98, PAS 2011 + KM, VGI + KM, SNELL E2001, ASTM F1163 2004 + SEI AS/NZ 38.38 2003 onwards + SAI.
  • ENTRIES – Are payable on the day at the time of booking. An enquine must not enter more then 3 classes per show day in one ring. 
  • REFUNDS - Will not be given once classes are entered.
  • RIDDEN HORSES/PONIES - Must be 4 years old or over.
  • STALLION/COLTS - Must be kept under control at all times & not handled by anyone under 14 years. All stallions must have blue ribbon in tail.
  • DROPPINGS - To be picked up.
  • DOGS - Must be kept on leads and all dog mess cleaned up.
  • RUBBISH/LITTER - To be removed from showground or placed in bins provided.

For discipline specific rules please see our schedules.