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Appaloosa
Horse Association
of New Zealand
305 Hallett Road
R D 2
Whakatane 3193

service@appaloosaassn.co.nz
Office hours: Tues, Weds, Thurs, 6 - 8pm.
Phone: 07 322 8222



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Log your hours on on your Appaloosa

Hours of riding are credited to the financial rider so more than one registered Appaloosa horse may be used. Any type of riding may be recorded - training, showing, pleasure riding, competition trail riding etc.

There is no time limit for completing hours. A certificate is issued after the first 100 hours with additional stickers being awarded for 200, 500, 1000, 1500, 2000 and 2500 hours.

Hours are recorded in the official ApHANZ Saddle Log, available from the ApHANZ secretary.

Distance riding programme

Section A: Qualified Rider
A Certificate is issued to financial riders who qualify in approved Endurance and Competitive Trail Rides on a registered Appaloosa horse - more than one horse may be used. There is no time limit for this award. A sticker is issued for each ride up to a maximum of 10 rides.

Section B: Distance Rider
To gain this award, the rider must complete the Saddle Log and Section A - ie 2500 recorded hours of riding and 10 qualified Endurance and/or Competitve Trail Rides.

Section C: Distance Horse
This award is for registered Appaloosa horses who must qualify for kilometres claimed in approved Endurance and Competitive Trail Rides. Approved rides are those organised by the New Zealand Endurance and Competitive trail Riders Association Inc and affiliated Clubs.

To qualify, the horse and rider must complete the course within the allotted time and pass the Vet/Judge inspection. AcCertificate is issued when the first 100km are completed with additional awards for 200, 500 and 1000kms. There is no time limit to complete this award. All kilometres are recorded in the official Distance Log, signed by the Ride secretary.

Trekking programme

Section A: Qualified Rider
A Certificate is issued to financial riders who participate in organised treks of more than 3 hours duration, on a registered Appaloosa horse - more than one horse may be used. There is no time limit for this award. A sticker is issued for each trek up to a maximum of 20 treks. Section B: Trek Rider
To gain this award, the rider must complete the Saddle Log and Section A - ie 2500 recorded hours of riding and 20 treks. Section C: Trek Horse
This award is for registered Appaloosa horses who complete organised treks of more than 3 hours duration. A certificate is issued when the first 10 treks are completed with additional awards for 20, 50 and 100 treks. There is no time limit to complete this award. All treks are recorded in the official Trek Log, signed by the Trail Boss.

Hunter programme

Section A: Qualified Rider

A Certificate is issued to financial riders who participate in approved hunts on a registered Appaloosa horse - more than one horse may be used. There is no time limit for this award. A sticker is issued for each ride up to a maximum of 20 hunts.

Section B: Hunt Rider
To gain this award, the rider must complete the Saddle Log and Section A - ie 2500 recorded hours of riding and 20 hunts.

Section C: Field Hunter
This award is for registered Appaloosa horses who complete approved hunts. A Certificate is issued when the first 10 hunts are completed with additional awards for 20, 50 and 100 hunts. There is no time limit to complete this award. All hunts are recorded in the official Hunt Log, signed by the Hunt Master.






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