Join the excitement of competing at Grand National Show Horse Championships. Qualifying Shows are still happening. Are you entered. See our list on this page.
This group are the delightful winners of the Leading Rein, First Ridden and Shetland classes in 2018. Our Imperial Stud Mini Champion was Armani Park Robin Hood.
2018 Wade Equine Coaches NSW Horse of the Year
What a lineup in the Small Show Hunter Hacks. SHCA congratulates all the competitors.
Wonderful to see so many competitors show their quality exhibits in trying weather conditions.
Thank you to the Judges, Sponsors, staff and all those who gave their time to organise and run the event.
Are you qualified for the 2019 Grand National Show Horse Championships
Plans are well under way for 2019. Start planning for your visit to the 2019 Grand National on the 26-30 March, 2019.
We have some exciting new ideas, which we expect competitors and our quests at the event will enjoy!
Keep a space in your diary.
Sponsorship 2019 Grand National
The Committee is working on Sponsorship Packages for the 2019 Grand National.
We will be contacting our Event Sponsors in the coming month and also welcome any expressions of interest from new sponsors.
Contact: Events at SHCA on 0412 570 103 during business hours or Email: Events@shca.org.au
Interested in becoming a Show Horse Judge!
The Show Horse Council of Australasia Inc and all its affiliates are currently putting together a schedule of Judges Clinics for 2019.
If you are interested in becoming a judge, we encourage you to attend a seminar, etc. Information is on this website relating to the criteria.
Judges Coordinator can be contacted via email email@example.com
Queensland Horse of the Year
Judging at the 2018 Show Horse Council Queensland Horse of the Year were James Asthanasoff, Libby Greshner, Joanne Maunder and Hedi Pickstock.
Go to our Member Update below for latest news for Judges. Council is in the process of re-instating some judges, who have not attended seminars.
WADE EQUINE COACHES NSW HORSE OF THE YEAR
With sponsors such as Dubbo and District Show Horse Association, who sponsored the Large Show Hunter Hack won by Sophia Redenbach on Jermyn Street, we can run shows for our members.
The Committee was fortunate to have all 11 NSW Affiliates sponsor classes this year, in conjunction with all our other very loyal sponsors of NSW Horse of the Year.
2019 Grand National
Venue: Sydney International Equestrian Centre, Horsely Park, Sydney.
Dates: 26-30 March 2019 Open, Hunters, Riders and Children's classes.
26-27 March Young Horse Classes
Grand National - Judges from Great Britan
2018 Judges Edward Young, Alister Hood and his wife Anne.
Plans are well under way for 2019 Judges and the Council expects to have a team of well qualified judges for the next Grand National.
new!!! 2019 hufglocken Grand National Event Coordinator
It is with great pleasure that the SHCA announces the appointment of Samantha Watt as the Event Coordinator of the 2019 SHCA Hufglocken Grand National Saddle Horse and Rider Championships.
Sam, a professional project manager, brings with her transferable skills and a level of professionalism, enthusiasm and 'value add' that we know will help us deliver a fantastic event in 2019. Please make Sam feel welcome as she begins the huge task of working with multiple stakeholders.
Click below for most recent Hi Point Leaderboard Results
NSW Country Show Horse Championships - Dubbo
DUBBO AND DISTRICT SHOW HORSE ASSOC INC.
GRAND NATIONAL QUALIFIER - NOVEMBER 2018
Another successful NSW Country Show Horse Championships.
Judges for this event were, Kim Durante, Samantha Kennedy, James Athanasoff and Karen Townsend.
Attracting competitors from Queensland, NSW and Victoria aiming to qualify for Grand National at the second last qualifier of the season, resulted in excellent entries for their hard working committee.
ACT AND SOUTHERN SHOW HORSE ASSOCIATION INC.
GRAND NATIONAL QUALIFIER - SEPTEMBER
The committee of ACT and Southern Highlands organised another very successful qualifying event in Canberra for the SHCA Grand National.
Classes highly contested and judges and committee ran a great event.
Special mention of the massive fund raising effort by the committee and all those who generously donated monies at their auction for Drought Relief.
SHCV JUNIOR SHOWCASE
The Junior Showcase, run by the Show Horse Council of Victoria was conducted last weekend at Tatura in country Victoria.
The event was very well attended by Competitors and Judges for the weekend were:
Bridget Sell, Stephanie Jennison, Belinda Scanlon and Penny Greenhill.
The SA SHC Competitors Association recently conducted a very successful show in South Australia. Competitors enjoyed a great atmosphere throughout the weekend. The committee had the pleasure to host Alan Willett, Sandra Giles, Bronwyn Noonan and Linda Makejev who officiated at the event.
Fantastic sponsors ensured competitors received wonderful prizes. Well done to the committee who worked tirelessly in order for their members to enjoy another wonderful weekend of showing.
Beautiful garlands were produced by Lauren Stone and together with rugs as prizes, the winners were well rewarded.
Show Horse Council of South Australia - Horse of the Year, was conducted at Mt Pleasant Showgrounds, outside of Adelaide. Well done to the Committee on a great event. Competitors produced many beautiful horses for the judges over the event and some quality horses qualified for the 2019 Grand National Show Horse Championships.
SHCA Social Media Policy Summary
For equestrian sports and SHCA members, social media is an important tool in celebrating success, distributing
information, promoting events, advertising and marketing, social activities, having a voice, brand awareness and so on. Whilst the use of social media has become integral to the way in which we communicate and share
information and ideas, along with it comes responsibility.
The updated SHCA Social Media Policy has been implemented to inform the extended Show Horse Council of Australasia community about using social media in a way that people feel enabled to participate, while being mindful of their responsibilities and obligations. The policy assists in establishing a culture of openness, trust and integrity in all online activities relating to the Show Horse Council of Australasia.
In summary, the SHCA Social Media Policy
• Identifies all persons to whom this policy applies
• Confirms that it applies if you are posting content on social media in relation to the SHCA or an Affiliate or
a Constituent Affiliate that might affect their business, products, services, events, sponsors, members or
• Provides comprehensive guidelines in the use of social media
• Details potential breaches of the policy
• Outlines the reporting process of potential breaches of the policy and the investigation process. Please
note - where it is considered necessary, the SHCA may report a breach of the policy to police
• Explains the disciplinary process and consequences of breaching this policy. The consequences of
breaching this Policy may include formal written counselling, a written warning, suspension/cancellation
of membership and/or a fine
• For a person or business engaged to provide goods or services to the SHCA, a breach of this policy may
include the immediate cessation of any agreement
The SHCA would like to recognise www.playbytherules.net.au as a major resource in developing this policy. Play by the Rules is a unique collaboration between the Australian Sports Commission, Australian Human Rights Commission, all state and territory departments of sport and recreation, all state and territory anti-discrimination and human rights agencies, the Office of the Children's Guardian (NSW), the Australian New Zealand Sports Law
Association (ANZSLA) and the Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW. These partners promote Play by the Rules through their networks, along with their own child safety, anti-discrimination and inclusion programs.
2019 bare equestrian pacific coast hack championships
- siec -
entries now open go to database
SHCA and NSW/ACT Youth Event. Entries now open. Enquiries to SHCA Office or firstname.lastname@example.org
Show Horse Council Victoria, Southern Stars
SHCV conducted their annual Southern Stars at Whittlesea Showgrounds last Sunday. The successful event saw good entries for this qualifier, with a number of new horses stepping out. The committee, judges, sponsors and competitors all made this popular one day show a success in 2018. SHCV has their Extravaganza weekend fast approaching on the 24-25 November.
This will be the final qualifier in Victoria for the 2019 Grand National.
Wade Equine Coaches NSW Horse of the Year 2018
Thank you to all the wonderful SPONSORS, who helped make this another very successful event.
Photos from NSW HOTY
The SHCA congratulates the 2018 NSW Horse of the Year winners and thanks all of the competitors for their efforts.
Thank you to all our Judges, volunteers and staff , who did a wonderful job at the event, despite the cold windy weather and much needed rain.
Images courtesy of Lorelle Mercer & LMG Photography
Priority payment fee currently applies to all new horse registrations the week of events closing.
You must be a current financial member of your affiliated club to enter.
REMINDER TO MEMBERS
Member Subscriptions as at 1st July 2018 for 2018/2019 Financial Year are now due & payable .
Please go to Memberships Directory to access
AFFILIATES (NSW & ACT) Club Pages & Form
CONSTITUENT AFFILIATES Contact details & Link
Queensland Horse of the Year Show
On the 7-9th October the QLD SHC Committee ran another very successful event at QSEC at Caboolture.
Judges were Libby Greshner VIC; Heidi Pickstock VIC; Joanne Maunder NSW and James Athanasoff NSW. Well done to Sean Aylett and the team on a very successful HOTY.
Thank you to all the sponsors, judges, volunteers and competitors.
New South Wales Horse of the Year
was conducted by the SHCA on 6-8th October at Hawkesbury Showgrounds, Clarendon NSW.
Judges for the event were Suzy Stewart and Warren Coyle from Victoria together with South Australians Charlie Hunt and Catherine Gale.
Trying weather conditions did not deter competitors and volunteers alike and a successful show eventuated. Thank you to our amazing sponsors who again made the event possible.