Queensland Amateur Showjump Rider of the Year Series

Congratulations to Kylie Zabel (pictured below), winning the 2018 Qld Amateur Jumping Series and runner-up Morgan Daniel!

Series sponsor for 2018 are Finch Farm, Saddleworld Rockhampton, and Equimec , between them will provide cash and prizes for each round.

The overall winner will be presented with perpetual trophy and rug, and the runner-up will also receive a prize donated by sponsors.

The presentation of trophies to the winner and runner-up will occur at the annual Equestrian QLD Awards Dinner.

Point Score Rounds

  1. Warwick Show (Qld Country Champ) – 24th March     Amateur class
  2. Toowoomba Royal - 14th April     Amateur championship
  3. AQUIS Champions Tour - 29th April     Amateur championship
  4. AQUIS Champions Tour- 5th May     Amateur championship
  5. Roma (State Country Champs) - 12th May     Amateur championship
  6. Brookfield Show – 19th May     Amateur class
  7. Bundaberg Show (Qld State Champs) – 1st June     Amateur championship
  8. Caboolture World Cup - 29th July     Amateur
  9. Gatton World Cup Show – 5th Aug     Amateur championship
  10. Qld Showjumping Club - 30th Sept     TBA


  • If rider has more than one horse in the class the first horse they ride is their points scoring round.
  • The rider’s best 6 rounds will decide the series winner. 
  • Class heights in the first round will be approx. 1.15m.  Heights will be stated on show schedules.
  • Participants must meet the criteria of the EA National Amateur Ruling.
  • All events will be AM5 (Jump off classes) exceptions approved by Coordinator .
  • The first 10 places in each competition will gain points. With the winner of the class gaining 10 points then 2nd 9 points, 3rd 8 etc down to 10th 1 point.
  • If there is an equality of points at the end of the series the rider with the most consistent high placings throughout the series will become the series winner.
  •  To be eligible to be the winner of the title you must be a current financial member of Equestrian Queensland
  • Co-ordinator may add rounds if requested by shows throughout the year 

Series Coordinator: Alison Ford 0419 646737 [email protected]  

For Amateur class rules, please refer to the National Jumping Rule Book - HERE