Dartmoor & District 97th Annual Show

Dartmoor & District 97th Annual Show

Dartmoor & District 97th Annual Show


Flower arrangement in pastel

Mumbannar Recreation Ground

Saturday December 1st


Alliance Timber Group Pty Ltd lucky gate entrance prize $250 voucher

Admission $5 adults $1 student  16 years and under free


Egg & Bacon sandwiches available from 7.30 am


Program and Events



All competitors compete at their own risk & must complete VAS waiver available from the gate or ticket office.

The Society will not be responsible under any circumstances whatsoever for any incident, loss, negligence, theft and/or damage howsoever caused on the grounds or premises of the Society, and it shall be a condition of entry that each exhibitor shall hold the Society blameless and indemnify it against any legal proceedings arising from or in respect of such accident, loss,negligence,theft or damage

Entries to all rings by ticket.

Tickets will be available from 8.30 am to 12.30 pm (Vic times) No refunds on tickets.

Affiliated with Equestrian Victoria.

Stewards: Pam Cusack, John Pratt, Andy Cusack, Janet Dyson, Judy Smith, Jenny Carlyle, Robyn Johnson.

The society will not be held responsible for errors, omissions and mistakes contained in this schedule.

N.B.: Stallions are not eligible for hack classes.


Horses; All protests to be in the steward’s hands within 30 minutes of the event. $20 to accompany same

The Committee reserves the right to measure any horse or pony competing.

(a) Entries to the show are accepted subject to the rules and regulations and by-laws of the Society and of       the show.

(b) The entrant agrees to be bound by these rules and regulations and by-laws

(c) The entrant also agrees to abide by all decisions made by the Society, by the Group and by which it             affiliated or by the VAS Ltd pursuant to those rules and regulations and by-laws

(d)  No decision so made shall be called into question by the entrant before any court or other body (                whether or not of a similar nature to a court whatsoever.

(e) Verification of exhibits height and riders age must be produced if required.

(f) Competitors may compete in more than one ring.

(g) All riders must wear approved headgear and suitable footwear at all times when mounted

Class clarification:

Novice – never won a 1st prize at an affiliate show

Elementary – never won 1st prize in an open class at an Agricultural Show.

Please Note: Open champion in First Ring not eligible to compete in equivalent class in Second Ring

Ring 1

Commences 9-00 a.m. Vic Time

Entry $3-00 Ribbons to four places

Proudly sponsored by Mumbannar Lime.

  1.  Led Pony Mare, not exceeding 12.2 hands.
  2.  Led Pony Gelding, not exceeding 12.2 hands                                                                                      Champion & Reserve Champion led small pony
  3. Led Pony Mare, over 12.2 hands – not exceeding 14 hands.
  4. Led Pony Gelding, over 12.2 hands – not exceeding 14 hands.                                                          Champion & Reserve Champion led large pony
  5. Novice Pony Hack
  6. Elementary Pony Hack
  7. Pony – not exceeding 12 hands
  8. Pony, over 12 hands not exceeding 13 hands
  9. Pony, over 13 hands – not exceeding 14 hands
  10. lightweight Pony
  11. Heavyweight Pony                                                                                                                                       Champion &  Reserve Champion Pony
  12. Rider under 8 years
  13. Rider 8 to under 12 years
  14. Rider 12 years to under 14 years                                                                                                                  Champion & Reserve champion junior rider
  15. Child’s Pony not exceeding 12 hands
  16. Child’s Pony over 12 hand – not exceeding 13 hands
  17. Child’s Pony over 13 hands – not exceeding 14 hands                                                                                   Champion & Reserve champion child’s pony
  18. Paced & Educated Pony
  19. Pleasure Pony
  20. Show Hunter Pony  12.2 hands and under
  21. Show Hunter Pony over 12.2 hands, not exceeding 14 hands
  22. Lightweight Show Hunter Pony
  23. Heavyweight Show Hunter Pony
  24. Open Show Hunter Pony                                                                                                                             Champion & reserve champion show hunter pony not exceeding 14 hands

                                                            Lunch Break

  1. Hack, over 15 hands           – not exceeding 15.2 hands

  2. Hack, over 15.2 hands – not exceeding 16 hands

  3. Hack, over 16 hands – not exceeding 16.2 hands Hack over 16.2 hands

  4. Hack over 16.2 hands
  5. Lightweight Hack

  6. Heavyweight Hack                                                                                                                                         Champion & Reserve champion hack      

  7. Galloway, over 14 hands – not exceeding 14.2 hands

  8. Galloway, over 14.2 hands – not exceeding 15 hands

  9. Lightweight Galloway

Heavy weight   Galloway                                                                                                                                 Champion & reserve champion galloway       


Ring 2

Commences 9-00 a.m. Vic time
Entry $3.00
Ribbons ti four places
Proudly Sponsored by Port of Portland


  1.  Led Hack – Mare
  2. Led Hack – Gelding                                                                                                                                          Champion $ Reserve champion led hack
  3. Novice Hack
  4. Elementary Hack
  5. Hack, over 15 hands -not exceeding 15.2 hands
  6. Hack, over 15.2 hands – not exceeding 16 hands
  7. Hack, 16 hands and over – not exceeding 16.2 hands
  8. Hack over 16.2 hands
  9. Open Hack, not exceeding 16 hands
  10. Open Hack over 16 hands                                                                                                                         Champion & reserve champion hack
  11. Ladies Hack
  12. Educated Hack
  13. Pleasure Hack
  14. Led Galloway Mare
  15. Led Galloway Gelding                                                                                                                                 Champion & reserve champion led galloway
  16. Rider 14 years to under 16 years
  17. Rider 16 years to under 18 years
  18. Rider over 18                                                                                                                                                 Champion & reserve champion rider
  19. Show Hunter. over 14 hands not exceeding 14.2 hands
  20. Show Hunter, over 14.2 hands not exceeding 15 hands
  21. Lightweight Show Hunter Galloway
  22. Heavyweight Show Hunter Galloway
  23. Open Show Hunter Galloway                                                                                                                             Champion & reserve champion ridden show hunter galloway
  24. Show Hunter, over 15 hands nor exceeding 16 hands
  25. Show Hunter over 16 hands
  26. Lightweight Show Hunter
  27. Heavyweight Show Hunter
  28. Open Show Hunter Hack Champion & reserve champion show hunter hack over 15 hands

 Lunch Break

  1. Novice Galloway
  2. Elementary Galloway
  3. Galloway , over 14 hands – not exceeding 14.2 hands
  4. Galloway, over 14.2 hands – not exceeding 15 hands
  5. Open Galloway                                                                                                                                              Champion & reserve champion galloway
  6.  Ladies Galloway
  7. Educated Galloway
  8. Pony Hack, not exceeding 11 hands
  9. Pony Hack over 11 hands – not exceeding 11.2 hands
  10. Pony Hack over 11.2 hands – not exceeding 12 hands
  11. Pony Hack over 12 hands – not exceeding 12.2 hands
  12.  Open Pony Hack not exceeding 12.2 hand                                                                                                       Champion & reserve champion ridden pony hack not exceeding 12.2 hands
  13. Pony Hack, over 12.2 hands – not exceeding 13 hands
  14. Pony Hack, over 13 hands – not exceeding 13.2 hands
  15. Pony Hack, over 13.2 hands – not exceeding 14 hands

Open Pony Hack, over 12.2 hands – not exceeding 14 hands                                                                          Champion & reserve champion ridden pony hack over 12.2 hands not exceeding 14 hands


Non Showy ( Topsy ) Ring

To commence 9 am
Entry $3.00
Proudly Sponsored by Emerald Springs Pastoral


  1. Led Pony, under 12 hands, handler under 12 years (saddle left on)
  2. Led Pony, over 12 hands and under 14 hands ( saddle left on)
  3. Led Horse, over 14 hands ( saddle left on)
  4. Rider under 10 years (led)
  5. Rider 11 years and over (led)
  6. Rider under 10 years ( unassisted)
  7. Rider 10 years and under 14 years ( unassisted)
  8. Rider 14 years and over (unassisted)
  9. Beginners Mount, under 13 hands
  10. Beginners Mount 13 hands and over.
  11. Pleasure Mount, under 13 hands
  12. Pleasure Mount 13 hands and over
  13. Happiest Combination, under 12.2 hands
  14. Happiest Combination, over 12.2 hands
  15. Cleanest Horse or Pony
  16. Timed Obstacle Course, under 10 years
  17. Timed Obstacle Course 11 years and over
  18. Fancy Dress                                                                                                                                                Champion and reserve champion in age sections – sponsored by O’Connor & Graney



  1. Team Bending, under 14 years
  2. Team Bending, 14 years and over
  3. Bending Race 10 years and under ( may be led)
  4. Bending Race 11 years and under 14 years
  5. Bending Race 14 years and under 17 years
  6. bending Race 17 years and over
  7. Can Race 10 years and under ( can be led)
  8. Can Race 11 years and under 14 years
  9. Can Race  14 years and under 17 years
  10. Can Race 17 years and over
  11. Barrel Race riders under 10 years and under ( may be led)
  12. Barrel Race 11 years and under 14 years
  13. Barrel Race 4 years and under 17 years
  14. Barrel Race 17 years and over

1st place overall (Barrel Race) – trophy

Breed Section

9.00 am
Entry $3.00
Proudly Sponsored by HVP Plantations

a) Registration papers to be produced on request

b) Stallion must be shown in stallion bit by a person over the age of 16 years

c) Exhibits may be shown in more than 1 breed class id dual registration paper are produced

Youngstock – unregistered horses eligible

  1.  Weanling or Yearling
  2. Two Year Old                                                                                                                                              Champion & reserve youngstock exhibit.

Arabian or Arabian Derivative

3 Led Male

4 Led Female

Champion & reserve champion


5 Led Male

6 Led Female

Champion & reserve champion

Warmblood / Part Warnblood

7 Led Male

8 Led Female

Champion & reserve champion


9 Led Male

10 Led Female

Champion & reserve champion

Riding Ponies

11 Led Male

12 Led Female

Champion & reserve champion

Coloured –  Paints, Pinto’s Appaloosa, Palomino and Buckskin

13 Led Male – Registered

14 Led Female – Registered

15 Led Unregistered Male or Female

Champion & reserve champion

Quarter Horse

16 Led Male

17 Led Female

Champion & reserve champion

Australian Stock Horse

18 Led Male

19 Led Female

Champion & reserve champion


20 Led Male

21 Led Female

Champion & reserve champion

Miniature ( including Miniature Horse & Miniature Pony)

22 Led Male

23 Led Female

Champion & reserve champion

Any Other Registered Breed


24 Led Male 14 hands and under

25 Led Female 14 hands and under

26 Led Male over 14 hands

27 Led Female 14 hand and over

Champion & reserve champion


The VAS Ltd Saddle Horse Championships & Alabar Series
The Dartmoor Show is a qualifier for the VAS Ltd Saddle Horse Championships and Alabar Series


28 The Alabar Hero Series Qualifier – Refer Conditions

2017/2018 Series Conditions

Qualifier Regulations

  1. Open to all purebred freeze  branded Standardbreeds registered with Harness Racing Australia. Raced or unraced. Registrations will be verified.
  2. Registered/Racing name to be used where available. Freeze brand number must be provided.
  3. Qualifying Shows must be VAS Ltd affiliated.
  4. Qualifying Classes will be judged ridden
  5. Once a qualifier has been won, the horse is ineligible to compete in another qualifier.
  6. All Qualifying winners gain automatic entry into HERO Series Final to be held at VAS Ltd Saddle Horse Championship.
  7. Riders to be aged 14 years and over on the day of the Qualifying Show
  8. To be judged as a good example of a Standardbreed rather than a riding horse/hunter type with the following to be taken into consideration:-
  • Standardbreed qualities
  • Conformation
  • Manners, paces and performance

Racing related injuries and/or blemishes are permitted

9 The Judge’s Decision is final in the Qualifiers and Final.

10 Qualifier Prizes: Sash, $50 cheque sent out once qualification has been verified, and HERO Gift Pack (           Gift Pack collected at State Finals)

HERO Series Final Regulations

  1.        To have qualified at a Qualifying Show in a HERO Series Class
  2. Horse to be entered under Registered/Racing  name where available
  3. Expected to walk, trot and canter with change of rein.
  4. Judge may ride horses in final.
  5. If a judge does not ride exhibits, competitors will be asked to do an individual workout and show walk, trot and canter on both reins, finishing with a halt and salute to the judge/s.
  6. Other regulations for the final:-
  • In the event of one rider going through to the final with more than one horse they must nominate a substitute rider.
  • An exhibitor must not knowingly exhibit a horse that has been bred, sold, leased or produced by the judge or his/her employer.
  • An exhibitor may not show a horse judged by any member of his/her immediate family.
  • An exhibitor may not show under a judge that they have produced an equine for within the past 24 months.


Winner              $1000, sash and rug

Runner-up        $500 and sash

Final 8               $100 sash and gift pack

Newcomer within 2 years of *retirement $500 and sash

  • retirement is classed as the horses last registered trial or race, or the date of retirement as advised to the appropriate State Authority ( whichever is the most recent) Where such information cannot be verified, a horse will be considered ineligible for the Newcomer Award.


Harness Classes

Entry $3-00
Ribbons to four places
Proudly sponsored by Assets Real Estate.
  1. Novice Harness Horse or Pony
  2. Non-Hackney Harness Pony, 10.2 hands and under
  3. Non-Hackney Harness Pony 10.2 hands to 12 hands
  4. Non-Hackney Harness Pony, over 12 hands to 14 hands
  5. Hackney or Part Hackney Horse or Pony
  6. Non-Hackney Horse over 14 hands
  7. Heavy Horse in Harness

Champion Non-Hackney Horse or Pony

Reserve champion Non_Hackney Horse or Pony (2nd to champion eligible)

Champion Hackney/Part Hackney in Harness. Reserve champion Hackney/Part Hackney in Harness ( 2nd to champion eligible)

8 Viceroy Turnout

9 Best 2 Wheel Turnout

10 Pleasure Horse or Pony

11 Driven Mare

12 Driven Gelding

13 Best Driver

14 Best Junior Driver

15 Pair or Tandem in Harness

Pleasure Driving Events

Regular show competitors not eligible.

Dress not to be taken into consideration.

Judged on suitability for pleasure driving

16 Pleasure Driving Pony

17 Pleasure Driving Horse

18 Pleasure Driving outfit

19 Junior Driver

Program enquiries for this section to A. Cusack 03 5528 6248



To commence at 9.00 am ( Vic time)

Approved Safety Headwear must be worn in all jumping events.

Trophies to similar value nay be substituted for prize money.

Proudly Sponsored by One Forty One.

Senior riders may jump the courses in Events 1-6 on an encouragement basis for entry fee. Not eligible for ribbons.

Unless otherwise stated, classes will be run under Article 238.2.2 Classes may be altered at Judges Discretion

  1. Junior 30 cm (One round/optimum time) Show Jump, Ribbons Only   Entry $3-00
  2. Junior 40 cm  (One Round/Optimum Time) Show Jump, Ribbons Only  Entry $3-00
  3. Junior 50 cm Show Jump, Ribbons Only  Entry $3-00
  4. Junior 65 cm Show Jump, Ribbons Only  Entry $3-00
  5. Open 65 cm Show Jump, Ribbons Only  Entry $3-00
  6. Junior 80 cm  Show Jump, 1st $20, 2nd $10, 3rd $5  Entry $3-00
  7. Open 80 cm Show Jump, Ribbons Only  Entry $3-00
  8. Open 105 cm Show Jump, 1st $20, 2nd $10, 3rd $5  Entry $4-00
  9. The Allan & Grace Collie Memorial Championship  115 cm Show Jump. Article 273, 1st $20, 2nd $10, 3rd $5  Entry $4-00

Trophy and Sash donated by the family of the late Mr & Mrs Allan Collie.

Event to be won three times by the same owner. Sash to be presented to the winner each year. 2005 winner J Murray, 2006 winner Zac Edwards, 2007 no show held, 2008 winner R Garland, 2009 winner R Garland, 2010 winner Hugh Crauford, 2011 winner Darren Edwards, 2012 winner L Mallen, 2013 winner L Wake, 2014 winner Luke Johnson, 2015 winner Luke Johnson, 2016 winner Lizzie Kelly, 2017 winner Jenna Edwards.

Schedule as per Equestrian Australian National Jumping Rules (p52)

First Round                                                              Second Round                                               Jump-off

Table A             Table A                                           Starting Order                                                 Starting Order

3.4.1                  Against                                          Reverse order of penalties and                       Same as 2nd

Against             the clock                                       time in 1st round: Athletes retain                    round

the clock                                                                their drawn order in case of

equality of penalties and time.

The Dartmoor & District P&A Society gratefully acknowledges the support given by the Mt. Gambier Show Jumping Club in conducting the show jumping events. The society also acknowledges the support form Mumbannar Lime of trophies as well as their financial assistance towards ribbons


Indoor Section

Stewards: Kaye Oakley. Heather Lovell, Wendt Dowling, Dot Lanyon, Glenys Brown. Gayle Manley.

Exhibits will be received on Friday 30th November from 7 -8 pm and up to 10-30 am ( Vic time) on Show Day

Entry Fee 20c. Bottles supplied for cut flowers

Prizes 1st $1    2nd 50c.

Champion Exhibit from sections 1 to 59

Roses – No buds allowed   Full Bloom – Stamens showing

1 One White Rose                                                                2 One Cream Rose

3 One yellow Rose                                                              4 One Pink Rose

5 One Red Rose                                                                   6 One Mauve Rose

7 One Bi-Colour Rose                                                          8 One Rose, Any Other Colour

9 One Perfumed Rose                                                         10 One Full Blown Rose

11 Three Stages of One Rose – Bud Bloom & Full Bloom – Staged Separately

12 One Cut Floribunda Rose                                               13 Three Roses – Different Colours/Varieties

14 One Cut Davis Austin Rose                                            15 Collection of Roses, Different Colours/Varieties

16 Collection of Miniature Roses  Different Colours / Varieties

Sash for Champion Rose

Cut Flowers

17 One Carnation                                                                     18 Three Pansies, different Colours

19 One Annual                                                                         20 One Foxglove

21 Three Pelargoniums, Different Colours                               22 Three Bulbs, Corms or Tubers  ( not gladioli)

23  Three Daisies, Different Colours                                        24 One Gladioli

25 One Bird of Paradise Flower                                              26 One Stem of Fuschia

27 One Bulb, Corm or Tuber ( not gladioli)                             28 One Hydrangea Flower

29 One Stem or Bloom Not Previously Specified                  30  One Perennial

31  Six Garden Flowers, One Cut Of Each, Shrubs Excluded

32 One Shrub, Other Than Native                                        33 One Lilium, No Stem, No Leaf

34 One Stem of Lilium                                                         35 One cut of Alstroemeria

36 One Jacobean Lily

Sash for Champion Cut Flower


37 One Australian Native                                                     38 Three Australian Natives- Distinct Varieties

39  One Cut of Kangaroo Paw                                              40 One South African Native ( excluding Protea)

41 Three South African Natives – Different Varieties           42 One Protea

43 Three Proteas- Different Colours/Varieties                     44 One Cut Of Callistemon  ( Bottlebrush)

Pot Plants

45 One Pot Plant IN Flower                                                   46 One Foliage Plant

47 One Pot Plant OF Succulent Or Cacti                              48 One Fern

49 One Herb Sash for Champion Pot Plant

S.E. of S.A. Border Show Ass’n Inc Trophy for Most Points in Pot Plants ( 2 Shows)


50  Arrangement in Unusual Container                               51 Arrangement For Kitchen Table

52  Miniature Arrangement, Container  Not More Than 2 Feet high

53  Green Arrangement                                                       54 Christmas Arrangement

55  ” As I Like It”                                                                   56 Arrangement Of Roses

57  Arrangement of Natives                                                 58 Foliage Arrangement

59  Bunch Of Cut Flowers, Foliage Allowed

Sash For Champion Arrangement

School Children

60   Crazy Critter, made of vegetable,fruit, nuts,berries or seed by a child under 9 years

61 Crazy Critter, made of vegetables, fruit, nuts, berries or seeds by a child 9 years and over

62  Painting or Drawing , by a child under 9 years

63  Painting or Drawing. by a child 9 years and over

64 One Piece of Lego Construction, by a child under 9 years

65 One Piece of Lego Construction, by a child 9 years and over

Sash for Champion Entry


66 Three Carrots                                                      67  Six Peas, any variety

68  Six Beans any variety                                         69  Three Sticks of Silverbeet

70 Three Cuts of Herb, different varieties

Sash for Champion Entry


All photographs must have been taken by the Exhibitor, Professional Photographers not eligible to enter. Prints to be no larger than 20cm x 30 cm. Prints may be colour or Black and White unless otherwise specified.

Open Photography

71 Landscape or Waterscape                                   72  People or Animal Study

73 Ant Other Subject

Junior Photography ( Exhibitor to be under he age of 18 years on day of Show)

74 Any Subject

VAS Photagraphy Competition

75 A Photo Featuring Water – Open Age

76  A Photo Featuring Water – Junior ( Under 18 years of age on day of Show)

Sash for Champion Photography Entry

Child’s Pet Parade

All entries to assemble on the tennis court by 12.15 pm to be eligible. pets must be caged, or led and paraded by a child capable of handling that animal. All collars, cages. leads etc to be in sound working order. program may vary on day of Show. No entry fee.

Categories to be decided on the day based on entries.

All pet handlers receive a “sweet treat”

Ribbons donated by Dartmoor Show Society.


Sporting Clay Shoot

Starts 11-30 am ( Vic time)

Events for Novice & Registered Shooters

50 Target Sporting Clay

Good Prizes

Proudly Supported By;

Stuart Bowd Rural Contracting

Mount Gambier Gun Club

Enquiries ; Stuart Bowd  Ph 0438 849 879





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