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MARC is situated at Maryborough Showgrounds & Equestrian Complex, Maryborough's fabulous Showground Equestrian Facility, which is conveniently located on the Bruce Highway just north of Maryborough, Queensland.
Maryborough Showgrounds & Equestrian Complex caters for all equestrian disciplines and includes an indoor arena, huge main showgrounds arena, full campdrafting arena, cutting pen and a recently constructed large outdoor sand arena.
We have 150 stables, excellent cattle yards, clean amenity blocks and full catering facilities adjacent to most areas.
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Please note that the MARC Facebook page allows us to post event and other Club notices. Questions relating to events and Club activities should be directed to the events co-ordinator or the Club Secretary as they will not be answered on Facebook.
The Maryborough Active Riders Club has approximately 100 members and includes riders and non riding family members ranging from toddlers right through to seniors.
We presently cater for Show and Dressage enthusiasts and our aim is to promote safe riding practice. We provide regular clinics, schools, competitions and fun days to accommodate all levels of riders. Our goals include the continual growth of the Club and improvements of our assets along with technological advancement to make our club accessible to all.
The PIC for the Maryborough Showgrounds is QBMB0072.
Apart from regular MARC Days, the Club runs two major open events each year; namely, the Fraser Coast Dressage Championships and the Fraser Coast All Breeds Show.Please send all correspondence via email to a committee member, or mail to P. O. Box 563, Maryborough, Qld 4650.
Members are encouraged to participate at all our Competition Days and points are awarded throughout the year to riders and their mounts, culminating in the High Point Award Presentations Dinner each December. These Awards are presented at our end of year celebrations.
Sally Whalan and Luna Eclipse in Prep A
Lynne Larkin with Law and Order
Crystal Glenny and Dream Park Simply Gold won Supreme Ridden Exhibit
Stabling for all MARC events is available by phoning Julie at the Showgrounds Office on 4122 3584 or through www.nominate.com.au. Bookings are essential.
Please note new Equestrian Australia rulings for Stallions at Dressage Days (including MARC) as of 1st January, 2011. All Stallions must now wear Compulsory Stallion Discs and your trailer / truck must also denote that a Stallion is with that vehicle. Only approved EA discs are permitted. Stallion Identification packs (incl. Discs) are available for purchase from EA. Please refer to Page 9 of MARC February Newsletter for further details.
Nominations for MARC events require a Facility Fee of $7.65 PER DAY. If you are competing at a two day event, the cost will be $15.30.