TUCSON EQUESTRIAN CENTER "BUCKLE SERIES" OBSTACLE and TRAIL COMPETITION
MARCH 11, 2017
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LIMITED TO 60 contestants. No guaranteed slot availability for same day registration.
Open ($65), Intermediate ($65), and Novice ($50) division courses will consist of 10 natural and manmade trail obstacles. The course is designed to test the skills and abilities of the horse and the communication between horse and rider. It is a contest for all breeds of horses and all ages of riders.
• This will be an "all walking" competition. No jumping, cattle herding, roping or lifting.
• Participants may be required to mount and dismount their horse.
• Practicing on course will not be allowed prior to the event.
• Horse and rider complete each obstacle within a reasonable time limit. If they are unable to do this or the judges observe a dangerous situation, the horse/rider will be asked to move on to the next obstacle.
• Riders will also be asked to move on after three refusals.
• All riders 18 or younger must wear a helmet while competing.
**Complete set of rules included in the registration packet
Order of events:
• 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. -- Same day registration/ rider packet pick-up.
• 9:00 a.m. -- Riders meeting -- Obstacles will be explained
• 10:00 a.m. -- Same day registration ends.
• 12:00 p.m. -- Lunch break, approximately 1 hour.
• 1:00 p.m. -- Remaining riders to compete --Award ceremonies to follow.
• BUCKLE AWARDS FOR 1ST PLACE IN EACH DIVISION