Gate

Gate

Gate

Description:
Ride up parallel to gate, stand quietly, open gate, walk through, turn horse and side pass to close gate.

Options:

  • Lower levels may be asked to open gate only
  • Open gate and then back through
  • Open gate step over poll  under gate
  • Open gate and side pass to a marker
  • Open gate and hang an object on gate

How is it Judged?

  • Rider must maintain control of the gate by keeping a hand on it at all times.
  • Penalties for horse , spooking, backing away, refusal, open mouth, head toss or other signs of disobedience.
  • Subtle cues rewarded