Camping

Camping

Camping

Description:
A full campsite complete with tent, cooler, chairs and campfire (simulations is best using dry i 6 ce if available).   Horse and rider are asked to walk into the camp site and circle the fire.  Keeing other obstacles such as the tent and chairs at a safe distance not to injure the horse.

Options:

  • Halt in front of the campfire for 3 seconds
  • Circle the campfire and halt in front of the tent for 3 seconds
  • May be combined with other obstacles such as dismount to retrieve an item from the cooler.

How is it Judged?

  • Horse is judged on a calm and willing attitude and ability to stand still “bravery test”
  • When circling the body and neck of the horse should follow the arc of the circle and rider should look in the direction of travel
  • Judged on control of the horse in an unusual situation