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RASV announces that nominations open for 2012 horses in action competition

Posted in Show Horses @ May 7th 2012 8:29am - By The Editor
The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria is pleased to announce that nominations for the 2012 Horses in Action competition are now open. The 2012 Royal Melbourne Show will be held from Saturday 22 September to Tuesday 2 October at Melbourne Showgrounds. Don’t miss your chance to participate in the prestigious Horses in Action competition featuring:
  • 78th Garryowen Equestrienne Turnout
  • Four days of Showjumping including the World Cup Qualifying Event
  • Exhibition Eventing
  • Australian Stock Horse Section
  • Hunting Section open to all approved Hunt Clubs
Judging Appointments

We are pleased to announce the following Judges to the 2012 Horses in Action Judging Panel:
Led Clydesdales Mr Ian Stewart - Koster (Qld)
Harness Clydesdales Ms Ann Gilbert (NSW)
Light Harness Mr Brenton Cook (SA)
Saddle Ponies Mr Roy Davis (NSW)
Ms Joanne Uppington (QLD)
Show Hunter Hacks & Galloways Mrs Denise McPherson (NZ)
Garryowen Equestrienne Turnout Mr Roy Davis (NSW) – Riding
Mrs Denise McPherson (NZ) – Appearance
Senior Turnouts Mr Roy Davis (NSW) – Mount
Mrs Denise McPherson (NZ) – Appearance
Intermediate Turnouts Mr Craig Rawson (Vic)
Smartest on Parade Mr Craig Rawson (Vic) - Riding
Ms Joanne Uppington (QLD) Mount
Junior & Intermediate Riding Mr Craig Rawson (Vic)
Showjumping Mr Kevin Taranto (Vic)
Exhibition Eventing – Dressage Mr Brian Schrapel (Vic)
Ms Beverley Shandley (Vic)
Exhibition Eventing – Jumping Mr Brian Schrapel (Vic)
Exhibition Eventing – Course Designer Mr Wayne Copping (SA)

For a current list of Judges, please visit our website. For shedules and entry forms visit

RASV Membership

Become an RASV member and enjoy great value from a range of unique benefits and privileges at the 2012 Royal Melbourne Show.

As an RASV member, you will save up to 45% on Horses in Action entry fees as well as free admission for you and a guest to all 11 days of the Royal Melbourne Show, access to exclusive member facilities, plus much more. With member benefits valued at more than $750, RASV membership is great value from only $120. Join before 2 July 2012 and you will also receive an additional $90 in bonus value. For further information on the benefits of becoming an RASV member call 03 9281 7444.



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