Royal Agricultural Society (RAS)

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23 August 2021 – The Mid Northern District Equestrian Seminar to be held on 29 August has been POSTPONED – a new date will be advised as soon as it is known. Thank you – Keep Safe!

26 July 2021 – The RAS has followed the lead of ESNZ and NZ Pony Club and from the 1 January 2022 there is to be no trimming of whiskers, eye or inner ear hair/whiskers of horses/ponies competing at RAS affiliated A&P Shows/Events.  The following documents explain in full
1. Powerpoint version – PP Whisker & Ear Trimming
2. Pdf. of Powerpoint version – PP Whisker & Ear Trimming
3. Pamphlet to be able to be handed out to competitors –  RAS Whisker & Ear Trimming Pamphlet
The pamphlet has been left in a word document so margins can be adjusted, if necessary, for different printers. Printed double sided on the short edge gives an A4 document that can be folded in three for ease of handing out to competitors.


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