HRCAV Code of Conduct

HRCAV CODE OF CONDUCT

 Clubs and members are expected to:

  • respect and abide by the rules of the Association
  • promote good fellowship – be encouraging and supportive of fellow members
  • behave in an appropriate manner with respect to standards of personal behaviour, language, temper
  • refrain from conduct which is prejudicial to the interests of the Association or has the potential to bring the Association into disrepute
  • ensure that the welfare of the horse takes precedence over personal interests
  • abide by the Vic Sport Code of Conduct

Ø  inclusion of every person regardless of their gender or sexual orientation

Ø  inclusion of every person regardless of their race, culture or religion

Ø  opportunities for people of all abilities to participate in the sport and develop to their          full potential

Ø  that respect is shown towards others, the club and the broader community

Ø  a safe and inclusive environment for all

Ø  elimination of violent and abusive behaviour

Ø  protection of persons involved in the sport from sexual harassment or intimidation

Ø  protection of persons involved in the sport from other forms of harassment

The Code of Conduct and Association rules apply to all Club sanctioned events and activities and extend to cover unacceptable behaviour on the part of individual members which has the potential to be injurious to the reputation of the Association and negatively affect the safety and enjoyment of the sport by other members.