Horses In Action Preview Timetable

Please find below our preview timetable for all Horses In Action categories. From saddle horse, stock horse, riding classes to show jumping and harness horses, the all-encompassing Melbourne Royal Horses in Action competition takes place during the Melbourne Royal Show each year.

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*Please note these timings are subject to change
Thursday 26th September

Show Jumping 

Harness Turnouts (light)

Friday 27th September

Harness Ponies

Light Harness

Show Jumping

Saturday 28th September

Show Jumping

Ridden Heavy

Heavy Harness

Harness Ponies

Sunday 29th September

Tradesmen & Delivery

Heavy Harness

Show Jumping

Monday 30th September

Stock Horses


Led Clydesdales 

Tuesday 1st October

Shetland Ponies

Lindsay Pudd

Fairlight Acres

Novice & Childs Ponies

Show Hunter Ponies

Junior Riding

Fancy Dress

Stock Horse Time Trials

Wednesday 2nd October

Pony Turnouts

Open Ponies

Smartest on Parade

Show Hunter Ponies

Junior Riding

Thursday 3rd October

Inter Riding

Senior Riding

Novice Hack

Novice Hack Hunter Show

Pope Cup

Providence Cup SH Hacks 

Friday 4th October

J Pemberton 

KG Luke



Child Show Hunter Hacks

Child Hack

Grand Parade

Saturday 5th October

Open Hack

Show Hunter Galloways

Spring Fashions

Sunday 6th October

Show Hunter Hacks


Australian Sporting Horses