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Measuring Dates


Dates for Spring Measuring:

Sunday 12 August 2018 (8am - 12pm) BOOKINGS CLOSED

Sunday 9 September 2018 (8am - 12pm) BOOKINGS CLOSED

Saturday 22nd September (8am - 12pm) BOOKINGS CLOSED

Saturday 5th January 2019 (9am - 11am)

If you require measuring for Nelson or Motueka A&P Show, please get in touch via email equestrian@richmondpark.nz

Bookings can be made for timeslots on the form below.  You will receive a booking confirmation immediately via the email address that you enter on the form.  IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE A BOOKING CONFIRMATION PLEASE CONTACT equestrian@richmondpark.nz

The timeslots are for scheduling purposes only and are not hard and fast times for presentation, as all paperwork must be completed prior to entering the measuring stand with your horse/pony.  PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO READ THE HEALTH & SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS.

Charges for 2018 (subject to change):

First measure (either annual or young stock)
with issue of certificate $31.00

Annual re-measure $21.00

Young Stock re-measure $11.00

Show Measure $10 surcharge by prior approval

Life Certificate $76.00 + VET COSTS

(by approval of RAS)

Measuring Health and Safety Rules

  • Horses/Ponies (excluding miniatures) 3 years and over are required to be presented for measuring in a bridle and shall have a bit in their mouth. The reins or the lead shall be connected to the bit.
  • Handlers to be 14 years and over, except for Stallions over 148cm which must have handler 17 years and over AND a second handler. 
  • Handlers to wear enclosed shoes, preferably safety-toe.
  • The Measuring area should be clear of handlers and owners when waiting for measuring.
  • No  Children under 6 years to be in the vicinity of  the  measuring  area.
  • No horses will be measured if suspected of any forbidden substance, and testing may be carried out as per the RAS rules. 
  • Owners are responsible for cleaning up their horse droppings.
  • Entering the measuring stand is at your own risk.


The RAS Height certificate must be presented for re-measuring 

    ***PLEASE NOTE: If you have lost or misplaced your RAS Height Certificate we are no longer able to issue you replacement ones at the measuring stand. Replacement Certificates must now be obtained through the RAS Head Office at a cost of $76.00

    If you have an old style height card which does not have the space for a Life Measurement, or has no room for additional annual measures, you must also apply to the RAS for a new card at at cost of $26.00 plus courier (or provide own return bag)

    Visit the RAS website for more information http://www.ras.org.nz

    Please make a booking via the form below. Any queries please text Liz Harvey on
    027 434 3037


    Nelson Equine Measuring dates for 2018

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