6.19 Competition Quick Reference Guide for Competitions Gear Checks are compulsory for all PCAT disciplines and rallies Grade 5 Not official Shall clear withers and spine.
Girth shall have a minimum of two buckles, or one buckle with a surcingle Yes (riser or gel pad permitted in addition to saddle cloth) Yes No Yes Yes Shall hang outside saddle with approx. 1-2 cm clearance or one finger of spare space between boot and iron.
Snaffle No No cheek guards except in games.
Restriction No restrictions on type.
Cheek guards are permitted.
Hackamores are permitted Shall lie flat.
Guards not compulsory Not compulsory A cavesson, dropped, Grackle or Hanoverian noseband Not As above compulsory Optional.
Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4 Yes Yes (running – only with stops) No Yes (running or standing permitted) No Yes Yes 75cm including flap No (maybe used in warm up area only) No Yes, Shank downwards, max 2cm, blunt, ‘Impuls’ spurs allowed No Strongly recommended Medical bracelets, watches and club badges permitted Any other visible jewellery shall be removed or taped Compulsory – visible on left upper arm Yes (must be same colour as boots) Yes Item Saddles Saddlecloths Monkey grips Saddle covers Competition All All All Dressage Showjumping Cross-country All Dressage Games Showjumping Cross-country All Games Dressage Flat teams Showjumping Cross-country Stirrups & irons Bits Curb Chains Nosebands Ear covers Cross-country Showjumping Martingales Showjumping (eventing) Cross-country Flat teams Dressage Showjumping (pure) Games Horse tendon boots, Dressage bell boots, knocking Showjumping rings Cross-country Whips Showjumping Cross-country Dressage (eventing) Games Spurs Dressage Showjumping Cross-country Games Back protectors Showjumping Cross-country Jewellery All Medical Armbands Gaiters/chappettes Cross-country All Yes Competition Quick Check January 2013 6.20 Competition Quick Check Table Quick Reference Details Compulsory during cross-country – visible on upper left arm only.
Details to be for correct rider.
Strongly recommended Not advised but if used they must be padded.
Not allowed for dressage No restrictions for SJ and XC.
Snaffle only for dressage, games and show teams.
Not permitted for all PC competitions and disciplines.
Not permitted in dressage.
Short jodhpur or long boots in black or brown, with smooth soles Should fit horse correctly.
Shall not insist on alteration.
Not permitted for dressage Shall lie flat.
Guards recommended but not compulsory Permitted in XC and SJ only Shall be the same colour as boots.
Suede ones may be worn in all PC activities.
Optional Shall be in a hair net, plaited or securely tied above the shoulder to allow competitor number to be seen in all disciplines.
Shall comply with nominated standards and fit Shall be in good order (no risen clenches or loose shoes) Watches and Medical bracelets permitted.
All other visible jewellery shall be removed or taped.
Pony club uniform colour Running – Permitted for SJ, XC and Games.
Standing – Permitted for SJ (pure) and Games Cavesson, dropped, Hanoverian or Grackle.
Number and arm band shall be worn on the outside. Shall clear withers and spine.
Girth shall have a minimum of two buckles, or one buckle with a surcingle Item Medical Arm bands Back protectors Bandages Bits Boots (barefoot) Boots (horse) Boots (rider) Bridles Cheek guards Curb chains Ear hoods Gaiters/ Chappettes Gloves Hair Helmets Hooves Jewellery Jodhpurs/ Moleskins Martingales Nosebands Raincoats Saddles Saddle cloths Saddle covers Side reins and ancillary equipment Spurs Stirrup leathers Stirrup irons Uniform Whips Rule 10.6 10.14 11.19 11.4 11.21 11.9 10.7 11.3 13.4 11.4 15.5 10.8 10.11 10.3 10.5 11.1 10.4 10.1 11.17 11.6 10.11 11.9 11.10 11.10 10.12 Club colours Or any other saddle attachments not permitted for dressage Permitted whilst lunging.
Not permitted when riding Bearing, running or balancing reins or special training aids, earmuffs, blinkers and hoods are not permitted in warm up or training areas when lungeing or riding, under penalty of elimination.
Shank max 3.5 cm long, directed downwards and to rear.
Metal or plastic spurs with round hard plastic or metal knobs (“Impuls” spur) permitted Shall hang outside the saddle flap.
Stirrup bar safety clip – rider preference Shall fit the rider’s boot with 1 – 2cm of clearance between boot and iron.
Peacock irons (rubber band on either side) PCAT ratified summer and winter uniforms including rugby tops, jumpers and active tops appropriate to competition.
Dressage (pure) Max length 120cm Dressage (eventing) Grade 4 & 5 only SJ and XC Max length 75cm 10.9 11.14 11.15 10.1 10.10 Competition Quick Check January 2013
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