PHAA Rules and Regulations
CURRENT RULE BOOK
PHAA Rule Book 2016 (821 KB)
- The PHAA Rule Book is updated once a year in August, all proposed rule changes will be published in the journal prior.
- Immediate Rule Changes are implemented by the Board to clarify or better allow administration of existing rules.
- Recommended Rules Changes may be put forward by the Board or by individual members. They will be published in the Paint Horse Journal and comment invited from the general membership. If approved they will be ratified by the Board and implemented on 1st August following their publication in the Journal.
- Members are encouraged to make their opinions of the proposed rules changes known to the Board - either FOR or AGAINST - as this will influence the Board's decision on the Proposed Rule Change.
PHAA ARTICLES of ASSOCIATION
PHAA Bylaws (123 KB)(PHAA Bylaws are passed by a 50% majority vote at a General Meeting of the members and may only be amended by vote at a subsequent General Meeting of the members.)
PHAA POLICY & GUIDELINES
PHAA Policy and Guidelines 2016 (416 KB)(This is a working document and subject to change.)
Showing Rules and Regulations
PHAA shows are run under the Horse Show Association of Australia (HSAA) rules as well as PHAA rules. A show rule book may be obtained from the HSAA for a small fee. All showing PHAA members should be familiar with the requirements of these rules and are encouraged to have a copy of the rule book for their own reference.
Proposed Rule Changes
Proposed Rule Changes are published in the Paint Horse Journal. Comment is invited from members on all rule changes - for or against. The Board of Directors will consider all feedback from members when deciding on these rules at the last BOD meeting prior to 1st August, each year.
The following Proposed Rule Changes will be implement on 1 August 2017 if there are no objections.
Rule 217 (A) add to Category 10
Riding for the Disabled Classes – walk jog events only.
These will be eligible for High point calculations
RDA High Point Rider
RDA High Point by State
RDA Rider Top Ten
Immediate Rule Changes
The following Rule Changes have been included in the current and revised edition of the PHAA Rule Book August 2016.
Immediate Rule Change category (81 KB)