SAQ RULE CHANGE

The Standardbred Association of Queensland endorses the rule change by the FEI to ban horse whisker trimming from 2021. The rule comes into effect from 1 July 2021.
As it a welfare issue for the horse, SAQ will also introduce this ban for our events from 1 July 2021.
The rule on sensory hairs on the muzzle and eyes of the horse will apply to the SAQ 2021 State Hack and Harness Show on the 18th-19th September 2021.
The Standardbred Association of Queensland endorses the rule change by the FEI to Ban Horse Whisker Trimming from 2021. The rule comes into effect from 1 July 2021. As it a welfare issue for the horse SAQ will also introduce this ban for our events from 1 July 2021.