2008 HORSE OF
THE YEAR SHOW
New Zealand Mounted
Games Association Incorporated
New Zealand Individuals Championships
EF - $50 per class
Classes will be run in the following order
Class 1: Minis - aged 12 years and under.
Class 2: Juniors - aged 17 and under
Class 3: Veterans - aged 25 and over
Class 4: Open - any age
(Ages as at 1st January 2008)
WEDNESDAY MORNING 10.00AM.
Programs, schedules and wristbands will
be handed out
12 noon - rider & steward briefing.
12.30pm - Session 1
Thursday 6th March
9.00am - Session 2
FINALS will follow ½ hour break
South Pacific Challenge Cup
EF - $50 per rider
Class 5: Open Teams
Class 6: Major/minor Teams
Thurs 6th March
7.00pm NZMGA BBQ
8.00pm - Team briefing.
Friday 7th March
9.00am - Session 1
Friday Night Spectacular
12.30am - Session 2
Saturday Night 7.00pm
NZMGA SOCIAL FUNCTION
Sunday 9th March
9.00am - FINALS
RULES AND CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
1 All competitors and persons responsible
must ensure they read and agree to the General
Conditions for the HOY Show.
1a A representative of the rider/team Must
be present at the rider briefing.
2 Riders competing must be current financial
members of NZMGA.
2 Each Individual or Team must provide a
helper to assist with equipment/assistant
referee or other work. Each Individual or
team, to assist with equipment for the heats
in which the team/ Individual is competing,
MUST provide a helper. In addition, a helper
(which may include a rider who is not competing
in that heat) will be required to assist
in some other heats. A helper's roster will
be given to each competitor, prior to the
start of competition, so that helpers know
what time they will be on duty. Individuals
or Teams may be "fined" 5 penalty
points on each occasion on which they do
not have a helper on duty, as rostered,
3 Additional helpers will be needed and
volunteers over and above the conditions
printed above, will be very much appreciated.
4 Competitions will be run under International
Mounted Games Association Rules. Competitors
must be conversant with the rules which
are available at http://www.mounted-games.org/imga/
5 A Team consists of 4 or 5 riders.
6 Standard approved safety helmets must
be worn (see IMGA rules) and NZMGA strongly
recommends the use of NZ Pony Clubs Association
currently approved helmets. (Details at
GENERAL HOY MOUNTED
GAMES COMPETITION CONDITIONS
7 There will be 8 races in each session
and 10 races in the Final. Points will accumulate
over the two sessions. Where there are more
than 5 Individuals or Teams in a class,
overall points will be used to allocate
teams to A, B, C etc Finals. The 5 riders
with the most points at the end of session
2 will compete in the A Final, the next
5 riders will compete in the B Final etc.
8 Points for each Final will start at zero.
9 When a class has 5 or fewer Individuals
or Teams, then a third session will be run,
instead of a Final, with points accumulating.
10 The organizers reserve the right to limit
the number of entries or to alter the program.
11 Each rider under 18 years of age must
have a parent /guardian / caregiver present
at the Games Arena, while they are competing.
12 HEIGHT CERTIFICATES. Mounts are required
to be 15hh and under, as per IMGA rules.
It is the Organizing Committees decision
that on the day of competition that a mount
considered to be over this limit shall be
measured and if found to be over the 15hh
requirement shall be withdraw from competition,
unless a current RAS Height Certificate
13 Major/minor Teams are made up of riders
who, through a valid reason of age, inexperience
of rider or mount, or other circumstance,
are not able to compete in the Open Class.
14 Riders may enter their Age group class
and the Open Class.
15 A pony may not be entered in more than
one Individuals Class OR Teams Class
DISPLAY: There will
be A Mounted Games display on Friday Evening
in the Premier Arena. This will be a Teams
display competition and Teams of riders
will be invited to take part