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Updated Rule Book

By Dakota @PHAA | Monday, June 13, 2016

There is an updated Rule Book with minor changes dating back to August 2014. The PHAA Rule Book will be updated once per year to be ready for 1 August each year. Any submissions for rule changes are welcome to be submitted to the BOD Meetings, email these though to

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Rule 237 (B)

By Dakota @PHAA | Wednesday, December 23, 2015

PHAA will introduce the new Masters Amateur rewards programme from the 1st of August 2016 because of administration requirements. The immediate rule change to Rule 237 (B) has been rescinded, further consideration will be given by the PHAA BOD on how the proposed changes affect the Amateur Competitors.

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Immediate rule change 237 (a) Novice Amateur

By Dakota @PHAA | Friday, December 04, 2015

i) CLASSES: Only 6 classes in total being, Hunt Seat Equitation, Hunter Under Saddle, Western Pleasure, Western Horsemanship, Trail and Showmanship. ii) ELGIBILITY You must hold a current Full membership and an Amateur Permit with PHAA. If you have achieved an Amateur ROM with the PHAA, or a respective breed

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Immediate Rule Change

By Dakota @PHAA | Friday, October 23, 2015

Rule 111. Genetic Testing Current rule 111. "(d) All hair samples for testing are to be submitted to the Australian Equine Genetics Research Laboratory (AERGC) or any other organisation that the PHAA designates." Amended rule 111. "(d) All hair samples for testing are to be submitted to the Australian Equine

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Weighted Tails

By Dakota @PHAA | Friday, October 23, 2015

The Board has agreed (by majority decision vote of seven for and one against) that the maximum weight for a false tail will be one kilogram, an increase from the initial 500 gram limit set. There was some discussion re the enforcing of the new limit but as with the

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