Bookings for 2022 measuring appointments will open in early July.


In line with other business procedures it would be appreciated if payments were made online prior to your appointment using the surname and phone number you booked with, as the reference and code. Bank details are:

Marlborough A & P Assn




Marlborough Equine Measuring Dates Booking Form


Measuring Dates 2022/2023 Season
Sunday 14th August and 28th August- 9am - 12:30pm, Bookings may be opened up until 3.00pm if there is a demand.
11th January 2023 - 6pm - 7:00pm 
NOTE: We will not be measuring outside these dates

Please note appointments between 10.00am and 10.30am are for miniature only

Online appointments are open 1st July.

Measuring Fees 2022/2023 Season

First Measure - $31.00

Annual Measure - $21.00

Youngstock Measure - $11.00

Life Certificate - $76


RAS has introduced a pre-registration form for a first ever measure. Owners with a new horse or pony that has never had a RAS height Certificate issued can pre-register with the RAS Head Office and receive a height certificate from them before they go to a measuring stand. All applicable information such as horse/pony name, sex, colour, birth year and classification will be populated on the form for presentation at the measuring stand where the measure can be recorded.

Applicable fees are paid to RAS at the time of pre-registration. to learn more about the pre-registration process please see the RAS website. www.ras.org.nz

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 the office 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 http://www.ras.org.nz/equestrain/measuring/

  • 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 Marlborough.show@xtra.co.nz phone 03 578 5822 for cancellations.

2021 Marlborough Equine Measuring Dates Booking Form

For further information contact either:

Christine Fowles

Email: marlborough.show@xtra.co.nz

Michelle Campbell

Phone: 027 673 2514


2021 Equestrian Schedule

2021 Equestrian Entry Form