Bank Down

Bank Down

Bank Down

Description:
Riders asked to take horse down an embankment

Options:

  • Open division may approach at a trot

How is it Judged?

  • Rider to remained balanced and back into a secure position, weight in their stirrups and heels
  • Rider should release the rein and allow the horse full use of his head and neck
  • Rider should regain a balanced centered position upon completing the landing
  • Penalty for loss of balance for both horse and rider
  • Penalty for disobedience and refusal of horse
  • USE CAUTION: any ride not confident or unwillingness of horse should pass.