At what age can my child compete in Pony Trots?
Children between the ages of 6 and 16 years are eligible to participate in the Pony Trot program. If a participant turns 17 after 1 January, he or she is eligible to compete for that season or until he or she applies for a trial license.
How do I qualify my Pony or Child?
New ponies and drivers must successfully complete a trial at one of the scheduled Education Days in front of an approved Pony Trot Representative. If successful, they will then be required to compete in a non-cup event satisfactorily before they can compete in a Country Cup event.
Where can I purchase the gear required to commence Pony Trots?
Pony Trot gear can be purchased at any horse saddlery store.
How do I register my child or pony?
Complete the appropriate registration form and return to Harness Racing Victoria via post, email or fax.
If my pony is qualified interstate, do I need to qualify it in Victoria?
No. Pony Trots Victoria will contact the respective state to confirm that your pony is qualified.
I am registered in another state, do I need to register with Pony Trots Victoria to compete in Victorian races?
Yes. You must be a member of Pony Trots Victorian by completing the appropraite registration form and returning to Harness Racing Victoria before you can compete in a Victorian PT race.
What is the maximum height a Pony can be to compete?
All ponies must be 13hh or under.