The 2014 Royal Melbourne Horse Show will be held from Friday 24 January to Monday 27 January at Werribee Park National Equestrian Centre. Entries to the 2014 Royal Melbourne Horse Show are now closed.
The 2014 Royal Melbourne Horse Show schedule is released on Monday 21 October 2013. To join the mailing list, please contact email@example.com or phone (03) 9281 7437.
New for 2014:
- Reduced fees – facility fee reduced to $5 (RASV member) and $10 (non-member) per horse
- New Feature Breed - Racing Victoria Thoroughbred Section with over $4000 prize money and prizes to be won
- New classes for APSB Derivative Stallion and Colt, Novice Thoroughbreds, Arabian Bridle Path Hacks, ANSA Geldings
- Increased prize money for Best of Show Championship with $3000 in prize money and prizes to be won
- New championships for Pony Club Junior, Intermediate and Senior
- HRCAV classes split into three sections: Level 1 & 2, Level 3, Level 4 & 5
- Early bird offer – win one of 100 Equestrian Life subscriptions and preferential stabling!
Off The Track Thoroughbred Clinic
Racing Victoria and the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV) invite and welcome RASV members, retired thoroughbred racehorses and riders to participate in an exciting specialist Off The Track clinic featuring four expert instructors:
Jo Brady – Dressage
Scott Barclay - Show Jumping
Mark Kenzig - Showing Horses
Jonathon McLean, Australian Equine Behaviour Centre - hosting a classroom style workshop investigating the concepts of Retraining.
This exciting free of charge event sponsored by Racing Victoria will be held at Werribee Park National Equestrian Centre the day prior to the Royal Melbourne Horse Show on Thursday 23 January, with lunch provided.
If you are a member of the RASV and a thoroughbred enthusiast and wish to take part in a stimulating day of quality equine education in celebration of the retired racehorse, register now by completing the online form. Don’t miss out, limited spaces available. For more information, visit www.racingvictoria.net.au/f_Off_The_Track_Clinic_.aspx
Become an RASV member and save up to 40% on entry fees
Additional benefits include admission and complimentary parking for all four days, a fully transferable guest card and access to the exclusive RASV members’ marquee with complimentary refreshments during the 2014 Royal Melbourne Horse Show. With discounts on accommodation and at retail outlets year round, RASV restricted membership is great value for only $60. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
New Feature Breed – Racing Victoria Thoroughbreds
We are pleased to announce Racing Victoria Thoroughbred Section as the inaugural Feature Breed at this year’s Royal Melbourne Horse Show. Enter a Thoroughbred at this year’s Show and access exciting benefits including over $4000 in cash and prizes, expanded schedule, international Judge, guaranteed stabling and great exposure for the breed!
New Thoroughbred classes for 2014 include new Novice height splits and Best Novice Thoroughbreds for both led and ridden classes.
The Thoroughbred section is proudly sponsored by Racing Victoria. For more information on Racing Victoria or the Off the Track program, visit www.racingvictoria.net.au/offthetrack
Additional Saddle Horse Championships Show Hunter Championship
An additional Championship will be awarded to the Saddle Horse Show Hunter Hack over 15 hands section with two championships to be awarded - Champion Show Hunter over 15 hands and not over 16 hands, and Champion Show Hunter over 16 hands. The change has been made in order to align the classes with the Show Horse Council of Australasia’s Grand National program. The height classes (699 and 700) for preliminary judging will remain the same with the final ten being selected from each class.