Halls of excellence

HalterActivityHandler
Mare/FillyTrailTurn out
Stallion/ColtJumpingShowmanship
Gelding
Driving
(Including Long Reining)
Youth
ColourMasters
NZ Bred
Super Senior

A horse or handlers points from qualifying classes at approved shows accumulate from year to year; the points never expire.

Milestones are recognised with unique lapel pins awarded at the AIMHCNZ annual prize giving. Results will be published annually in alphabetical order in each category.

Achievement Levels include:

  • Emerald – 50 points achieved
  • Sapphire – 125 points achieved
  • Ruby – 200 points achieved
  • Diamond – 300 points achieved
HallsPins
Halls of excellence pins


Categories include Mare, Gelding, Stallion, NZ Bred, Super Senior, Colour, Best Presented, Showmanship, Jumping, Pleasure Driving, Long Reining, Trail, Masters and Youth Handler.

Open to AIMHCNZ registered horses only.

The horse owner or lessee must be a member of an AIMHCNZ affiliated club to qualify for points.


Joint or Syndicated Horse ownership

  • For a horse owned by a Syndicate to qualify for points in an AIMHCNZ competition or awards scheme, the Syndicate must be a member of an AIMHCNZ Affiliated Club.
  • For a horse owned jointly by two or more parties to qualify for points in an AIMHCNZ competition or awards scheme, all the owners must be members of an AIMHCNZ Affiliated Club.


All points will be awarded in the horse owner’s name.


Where a horse is leased, a lease document must be lodged with the AIMHCNZ Registrar for the points to be awarded in the leasees name.


Handlers must be a member of an AIMHCNZ affiliated Club to gain points in handler classes.


Entry is automatic and points are collected during the show season.

All AIMHCNZ Inc National shows, the AIMHCNZ Championship Show and AIMHCNZ Inc Affiliated Club shows that are approved as Halls of Excellence shows, (HE), count towards the Halls of Excellence points.

Points are scaled as follows:

1 Horse in the class – 1st = 2 point
2 Horses in the class – 1st = 4 points, 2nd = 2 point
3 Horses in the class – 1st = 6 points, 2nd = 4 points, 3rd = 2 point
4 Horses or more in the class – 1st = 8 points, 2nd = 6 points, 3rd = 4 points, 4th = 2 point

Halter Breed, NZ Bred & Super Senior Champion of Champions = 5 points, Reserve Champion of Champions) = 3 points

Showmanship Champion of Champions and Reserve Champion of Champion points may be awarded at the National and Championship Shows where there is a work-off required. Champion of Champions = 5 points, Reserve Champion of Champions) = 3 points

Points earned at an approved AIMHCNZ Inc National Extravaganza Show will earn double points; the AIMHCNZ Championship Show x 1.5 points all other Hi Point shows are rated x 1points, unless otherwise notified by AIMHCNZ.


If a colt/stallion is gelded, the points accumulated as a colt/stallion remain in that Hall of Excellence. The horse starts accumulating points again in the Gelding Hall of Excellence.

Fault and Out, 4 Bar, cones, dressage or any other classes deemed as novelty by the Hi-Point committee will not be counted.

For Hunter/Jumper & Trail classes height categories are not to be combined.

Fault and Out, 4 Bar, cones, dressage or any other classes deemed as novelty by the Hi-Point committee will not be counted.

AIMHCNZ Executive reserve the right to determine if a horse has been entered in the incorrect colour class.

Where a horse is typed out of a ‘type’ section and into another, it shall lose all points it accrued in the previous ‘type’ section.

Club reporting responsibilities

Clubs must supply a copy of their current membership lists, and Hi-Point Show results to the Hi-Point Co-ordinator/s within a month after the show, as required during the show season. The joining date of new members should also be provided so the Hi-Points Co-ordinator knows when valid points have been earned. Points will only be collected for AIMHCNZ affiliated club members that are recorded on these membership lists.