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The Eventers Challenge

Puhinui Eventer’s Challenge 2016

Sunday 11th December 2016, 10am start Entries Close: Wednesday 7 December 2016

The Eventer’s Challenge is a “Derby” style competition with a section of 6 - 8 show jumps leading straight onto 5 - 7 efforts over cross country fences and finishing over a show jump. Competitors will go straight from the show jumping into the cross-country phase, so a Back Protector must be worn for the entirety of the course. The maximum heights are 80cm and 95cm. The optimum time is based on the respective speeds of SJ and XC/per minute at each level. These classes will run as per SJ Table A Article 237. Faults at obstacles will be based on usual SJ and XC faults. The optimum time will not be disclosed, competitors should judge their speed accordingly.





NPC Health 80cm 16 and under



NPC Health 80cm 17 and over



Equilibrium 95cm 16 and under



Equilibrium 95cm 17 and over



Open Teams Championship



Terms and Conditions

  1. Rules are based of ESNZ Eventing rules – this includes horse tack and rider attire for SJ.

  2. Back protectors must be worn and Back Number Holders. Back numbers will be available for collection from the office on the day. Back number holders will be available for hire $10 refundable deposit to be paid.

  3. The classes will run in Blackboard order.

  4. Teams are nominated on the day. Riders may belong to more than one team, but on individual mounts nominating their counting score class before the class commences. Each team may contain four riders with the best 3 scores to count.

  5. The organizing committee of Eventing Auckland Inc. reserves the right to make any changes/amendments to the competition or rules.

  6. Competitors and horses are not required to be ESNZ registered.

  7. Entries to be made on Equestrian Entries, www.equestrianentries.co.nz Entries close Wednesday 7 December 2016. Late entries or entries on the day will incur a $10 late entry fee per horse entered

  8. Mounted prize giving for all winning combinations – individual and teams. Places to 10th place in Classes 8 -11, Class 12 - Teams Competition places to 3rd.

  9. SJ attire must be worn for prize giving and sponsors photographs. Any rider who does not attend prize giving will forfeit their prize.

  10. Refunds less 20% if notified before 7pm on 7th December 2016. Refunds after this time will only be given after if accompanied with Vet/Doctors Certificate.

  11. Enquires to Cara on cara@goodman.co.nz or 021 678 361 (outside of school hours).



Winners from 2014, pictured here with international eventing rider, Joe Meyer

Faith Jepson rode Fordlands Hunters Moon to win the 80cm under 16 class. Copyright T Urwin/TUImages

Rebekha Van Tiel rode Istacruiz to win the 80cm 17 & over class. Copyright T Urwin/TUImages

Savanna Stirling rode Everado to win the 16 & under 90cm class. Copyright T Urwin/TUImages

Rhiannon Greenwood rode Tease me Tiger to win the 17 & over 90cm class.