Please find 2017 Rule book below:
Hat rule for 2017
As per the VHS Rule Book 2017, the hat rule for riders VHS affiliated classes is as follows:
It is mandatory for all competitors to wear correctly secured riding hats to the current approved BSI or European standard, with the exception of side-saddle exhibits where SSA rules apply (with the only exception that no spurs or spur bands are allowed).
Please note that from the 1st January 2017 the list no longer includes BS/EN1384: 2012 (or prior year suffix). For more details on the standards, please visit the showing council link below: