Equestrian Gold Coast Club (EGCC) Terms and Conditions 


Please ensure you are willing to comply with the following conditions of entry before you join or enter any EGCC Associate or Official competition. 


EGCC reserves the right to update and amend these terms and conditions.

  • As a member of an affiliated club, be aware of, and maintain an uncompromising adhesion to EA standards, rules, regulations and policies that cover the equestrian disciplines that the clubs offer to our members, and competitors.
  • Welfare of the Horse - FEI Code of Conduct - Observed mistreatment or abuse of a horse will not be tolerated. EGCC will take appropriate action as deemed necessary against those competitors that choose to disregard the rules pertaining to the welfare of the horse and the FEI code of conduct.
  • Scrupulously avoid conducting privileged information to gain a personal or commercial advantage.
  • Do not use your involvement with EGCC to promote your own beliefs, behaviours of practices where these are inconsistent with those of Equestrian Australia.
  • Provide a safe environment for the conduct of the activity.
  • All riders must wear an ASA/EA approved helmet, refer current EA rules at all times while mounted on a horse. No helmet = No ride. The onus is on the rider/parent to know the current EA rules. All helmets must be tagged              
  • All EGCC Dressage event entries are made through www.nominate.com.au. It is the sole responsibility of the rider to ensure that entries are made before the close of entry deadline. Late entries may be considered but they are not a right. 
  • EGCC reserves the right to reject any entry where incomplete or incorrect information has been provided or the correct fees have not been paid.
  • EGCC reserves the right to alter or cancel any section of the programme or cancel a competition.
  • If an event is cancelled entry monies will be refunded by EGCC after a deduction has been made for administration fees.
  • No refunds after close of entries without a vet or medical certificate, which must be supplied within five working days from the date of the competition.
  • Riders under the age of 16 years must have a parent or appointed guardian present on the grounds at all times on the day of the competition
  • No electric or rope yards are permitted at an EGCC competition.
  • Horse health declaration forms will need to be handed in at each event prior to riding.
  • Members are encouraged to assist in the running of the club, volunteers for jobs on event days are always welcome. Please let us know if you can help as many hands make light work.
  • No abusive language or behaviour or inferences will be tolerated to any person or animal in anyway. You will be asked to remove yourselves and horses from the grounds immediately.
  • INSURANCE: Club membership does NOT give you insurance. To cover you for insurance, all riders must be a member of EA at the appropriate level.EA Membership will give you insurance coverage for all horse related activities. Including travel to and from events. See the EA website for more details. http://www.equestrian.org.au/join


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