At the Showgrounds

  • Food & Drinks availvable onsite

  • Bar Facility available

  • Free Entertainment Saturday Night – SPONSORED BY TOM GRADY GYMPIE.

  • Entertainment/Activities for all ages.

  • Raffles during the weekend.

  • ATM AVAILABLE  (Saturday 30th September 2017 only)
  • NO EFT Facility or ATM Friday or Sunday

  • No Stalls/yards for horses – All yards/stalls are off limits – you must provide your own fencing or yards to keep your horses safe over the weekend.  All the yards/stalls are strictly only for the Committee and/or any other nominated trail helpers as designated by the committee.

For Riders on Trails

  • ALL riders under 18 years of age MUST wear an approved helmet.

  • ALL riders under 18 must be accompanied by and supervised by an adult on all trails at all times.
  • All participants encouraged to wear riding helmet/hat, safety boots, shirt & long pants.

  • Dangerous riding behaviour will NOT be tolerated and may result in riders being asked to dismount and leave the trail.

  • NO Stallions/Dogs/Alcohol/Drugs on ANY TRAIL

For Carriages on Trails

  • No more than 2 people in a 2 wheel carriage

  • No more than 4 people in a 4 wheel carriage

  • All horses should have a good halter and lead rope and should be worn under blinkers

  • ALL drivers and passengers under 18 years of age MUST wear an approved helmet.

  • All participants (including passengers) are engourouged to wear riding helmet/hat, safety boots, shirt & long pants.

  • Dangerous driving behaviour will NOT be tolerated and may result in being asked to leave the trail. .

  • NO Stallions/Dogs/Alcohol/Drugs on ANY TRAIL.

  • Participants MUST carry own Food and drinking water.
  • Participants must carry a bucket to water horses.

ALL HORSES ENTERING THE KILKIVAN SHOWGROUNDS AND WIDGEE SHOWGROUNDS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A CORRECTLY FILLED IN AND SIGNED HORSE HEALTH DECLARATION

ALL HORSE HEALTH DECLARATIONS MUST BE FILLED IN AND SIGNED ON THE DAY OF TRAVEL ONLY (NOT PRIOR) 

NO HORSE HEALTH DECLARATION = NO ENTRY  

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Camping Area Rules

  • Please limit your speed if driving in the camping area to keep everyone safe – driving should be limited if possible.

  • Water restrictions apply so please try not to waste our precious water.

  • Hot showers are a luxury so please keep times to a minimum.

  • Rubbish should be collected and left in a bins provided around the camping area or taken home with you.

  • Glass should be kept to a mimimum in the camping area and MUST be picked up prior to leaving (including any breakages)

  • Horses must be restrained at all times in pens/tied up etc

  • No yards available so you MUST bring your own fencing/panels
  • Childrens are to be supervised by parents/responsible adult at all times

  • Dogs must be restrained on a lead or chain or similar at all times and noise should be kept to a minimum (please do the right thing and collect droppings).

Please bring the following for your horses

  • a water bucket for your horse(s), we dont advise using comunal watering points – there are taps around the showgrounds available for stock water – NO HORSES ARE PERMITED TO DRINK FROM TROUGHS AT SHOWGROUNDS – Please use the taps provided and your bucket.

  • a short hose if you wish to hose down your horse, again we dont advise using comunal hoses and please use the area that is desinated for such hosing off.

  • fencing/yards for your horse(s) if you are camping the night.

  • feed for you horse(s).

Practise good biosecurity

  • Practise good hygiene and decontaminate equipment thoroughly.

  • Do not share equipment, including food and water containers, between horses.

  • Avoid use of communal water troughs.

  • If using communal hoses, avoid touching buckets when filling with water to avoid spreading disease from bucket to bucket.

Monitor horse health

  • Do not take sick horses to an event.

  • Notify an event official if a horse is suspected of being sick.

  • Isolate the sick horse and seek veterinary advice.

  • Isolate any equipment that has been in contact with the sick horse.

HIGH FIRE DANGER

please note that we are in a high fire danger period so please follow these rules to avoid putting anyone in danger during our weekend.

  • NO SMOKING ON ANY TRAIL DUE TO THE HIGH FIRE DANGER

  • NO CAMP FIRES (including cooking fires) AT KILKIVAN SHOWGROUNDS

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