Marlborough A&P Association

PO Box 115 Blenheim

149 Maxwell Road, Blenheim 7201

Tel: 03 578 5822


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Marlborough A&P Association

Marlborough A&P ASSOCIATION 2019 Horse Measuring Dates

Measuring dates for 2019/20 have been set. There are limited spaces available so please book on the form below to avoid disappointment.

2019 Marlborough Equine Measuring Dates Booking Form


Measuring Dates 2019/2020 Season
Sunday 11th August 2019 - 9am - 12:30pm
Sunday 1st September 2019 - 9am - 12:30pm 
Sunday 15th September 2019 - 9am - 12:30pm
Wednesday 8th January 2020 - 6pm - 7:00pm 
NOTE: We will not be measuring outside these dates

Online appointments are open 1st July.

Measuring Fees 2019/2020 Season

First Measure - $31.00

Annual Measure - $21.00

Youngstock Measure - $11.00

Life Certificate - $76


Measuring Health & 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.

Extra Information

  • Only horses/ponies booked will be measured on the day – do not arrive with extras and expect them to be measured.

  • Each horse/pony requires a booking.

  • All horses over 3 years must be presented in bridles.

  • The RAS Height certificate must be presented for re-measuring.

  • If you have an old style height card which does not has no room for additional annual measures, or have the space for a Life Measurement, you must also apply to the RAS for a new card at at cost of $25

  • Missing lost or stolen cards must be purchased through the RAS Office, *** they cannot be issued on the stand***

  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes before schedules appointment.

  • Horses/ponies should be appropriately presented with feet recently trimmed.

  • LIFE Measures are available for horses and/or ponies 8 years and over or upon attaining 168cm. Forms are available by contacting Vicky Ratcliffe on 027 578 4840 and must be completed by your vet prior to arrival at the measuring stand.

  • For any further information relating to the Rules around measuring refer to the RAS website

  • We reserve the right to charge the relevant Measuring Fee for missed appointments without prior cancellation.

  • Please remove your horse manure ‘before’ you leave

  • Please make a booking via the form below. Any queries please email Measuring Convener - Vicky Ratcliffe: or phone 027 578 4840 for cancellations.

2019 Marlborough Equine Measuring Dates Booking Form

For further information contact:

Christine Fowles



2019 Equestrian Schedule

2019 Equestrian Entry Form