The Board of the NCHA resolves that the rule dated 24/25 June 2019 (below) be amended to become affective the beginning of the point score year being 2022.
NCHA Rule Book Contestants – From 1st March 2021 for a member to compete on a horse that they do not own at an NCHA sanctioned event (excluding Rookies & Snafflebit) they must be a member of the PCHTA. Exemptions will be granted as deemed appropriate by the NCHA Board in consultation with the PCHTA accreditation committee.
These are examples may include:
a) Exemption for international competitors; and also
b) Exemption for trainers who are age 60 and over who have been training professionally for a minimum of 10 years.