Marlborough A&P Association 2020 Horse Measuring Dates

Sorry no appointments available for the 13th January please text Vicky Ratcliffe 027 578 4840

Measuring dates for 2020/21 have been set. There are limited spaces available so please book on the form below to avoid disappointment.

Measuring By Appointment Only – Bookings via Marlborough A & P website

2020 Marlborough Equine Measuring Dates Booking Form


Measuring Dates 2020/2021 Season
Sunday 9th August 2020 - 9am - 12:30pm
Sunday 23rd August 2020 - 9am - 12:30pm 
Sunday 6th September 2020 - 9am - 12:30pm
Wednesday 13th January 2021 - 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 2020/2021 Season

First Measure - $31.00

Annual Measure - $21.00

Youngstock Measure - $11.00

Life Certificate - $76

This year 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.

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.

2020 Marlborough Equine Measuring Dates Booking Form

For further information contact:

Christine Fowles



2020 Equestrian Schedule

2020 Equestrian Entry Form

Marlborough A&P Association

PO Box 115 Blenheim

149 Maxwell Road, Blenheim 7201

Tel: 03 578 5822


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