Two Combined State Championships are held annually for 12 disciplines, including; Dressage, Sporting, Campdrafting, Team Penning, Team Sporting, Jumping Equitation, Show Jumping, Polocrosse, Mounted Games, Combined Training, One Day Event (ODE) and Show Riding. Competitors must be a required standard to qualify to participate in these championships. Competitors are between the ages of 9-24. Entrants compete in their relevant age group.
Stabling and camping bookings for this event are being handled by Pony Club NSW - please contact them on (02) 4229 8977 or visit their website www.pcansw.org.au for further information.
Often referred to as the "gymnastics" of horse training, since it is designed to improve the suppleness and responsiveness of the horse and the skill of the rider. It is required as basic training for all equestrian events. Competitors must ride standard written tests from memory and are judged on their ability to perform in harmony with their horse. PCANSW uses Equestrian Australia Dressage tests and full details of which tests for the Dressage Championship will be provided on the event schedule.
Riders are judged on their riding style and control of the horse whilst jumping.
Horse and rider are required to jump a course of fences according to their ability.
An event where horse and rider demonstrate their skills on the flat. The horse is judged on confirmation, paces and manners, whilst riders are judges on their riding ability.