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2017 Nationals Team Selection

Expressions of Interest | Pony Club Australia Nationals | Toowoomba Sept 2017

Event Information and Expression of Interest Form

Riders are required to collect information about their recent performances as part of the selection process.  These records must be submitted by 21st April 2017.

Performance Records

Expected Standards

Will be conducted under the current Pony Club Australia Rules


Junior (Ordinary Member under 17 years at the 1st January )

  • EA Novice and Elementary

Senior (Associate Member 17 and under 26 years at the 1st January)

  • EA Elementary



  • 1.05m - Maximum start height of first Championship event


  • 1.10m - Maximum start height of first Championship event



  • Dressage Phase - EA Novice
  • Cross Country Phase - Maximum Height 95 cm
  • Showjumping Maximum Height 95 cm


  • Dressage Phase - Elementary
  • Cross Country Phase - Maximum Height 1.05m
  • Showjumping Maximum Height 1.05m


Pony Club Australia Tetrathlon Rules 2017

Team Selection Process

The following criteria will be used by the Selectors when determining the Teams:

  • All combinations will be considered, including riders with two mounts, each combination will be rated independently by each Selector using a point scale.
  • The Selectors will come together with their scores for each combination to make the final choice.

    Consideration will be given to the following:

  • Recent performances at all levels of competition
  • Current form at or above the National Championship competition criteria
  • Experience and length of time at Grade1/A Grade
  • Performance at PCA State Championships at Grade 1/A Grade
  • Performances at Pony Club Events
  • Performances at Equestrian Australia and Schools competitions

    Riders with Two Horses for Consideration:

  • Riders who submit two horses for consideration will be selected on the best performed horse.
  • If their second horse also rated within the top 8 it will be added as a second mount for that rider should their first mount be unavailable due to injury