Monday July 4, 2022
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What to wear (Dress Code)

Please observe the QHPC dress code below

RIDERS – Rallies and Mini/Junior Camps

  • Hat which meets PC standards (skull cap compulsory for XC) with black or dark blue cover (also needs to be tagged by DC or CI)
  • Long sleeved white or blue shirt
  • Pony club tie
  • Tweed, black or navy jacket/QHPC bomber jacket/QHPC sweatshirt (navy or ‘team’ maroon)
  • Pony club badge and test felt (if applicable) worn on left
  • PLAIN Beige or cream jodhpurs / breeches
  • Black or brown long or short boots with smooth soles
  • Chaps matching boot colour (no tassels or fringes)
  • Hair Net
  • No Jewellery (including sleepers)
  • Body protector, gloves & medical armband (on arm) compulsory for XC

RIDERS – Training and Senior Camp

As above except:

  • Jodhpurs/breeches may be plain beige, cream, navy or black
  • QHPC long-sleeved polo shirt may be worn

PONIES – Rallies, Training and Camps

  • No ponies under the age of 4 
  • Ponies to be properly groomed and turned out
  • Plain black or brown  tack
  • Plain black or brown numnah/saddlecloth or QHPC navy/maroon saddlecloth
  • Neck strap

Please read the jewellery and hairnets information here

QHPC Jewellery and hairnets

Please note the Hat Rules

A riding hat is mandatory.

Please note that from 1 January 2023, the following hat standards will no longer be accepted: PAS 015 1998 and SNELL 2001. The new minimum will be PAS 015 2011 and SNELL 2016.

A new colour hat tag will be required from 1 January 2023.

Please note the Body Protector rules

Important – Body Protectors are required to be worn for any cross country or pony racing (training or competition) and must meet the Beta 2009 Level 3 standard (acceptable until 31 December 2024) or Beta 2018 Level 3 standard


FOR COMPETITIONS please see Competition Hints and Tips (link below) and/or speak to the DC, Chief Instructor or any activity organiser